Leics Sightings

Leicestershire and Rutland Region Sightings⚫

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(unless stated otherwise)





September
22/09/20 - Ring Ouzel - Oaks in Charlwood - 2 over Ives Head this morning. 

21/09/20 - 1056 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - 1 from Waterscrape Hide. 

20/09/20 - 1430 - BEARDED VULTURE - Thornton - 1s female drifted high SE not White-tailed Eagle. 
20/09/20 - 1430 - White-tailed Eagle - Thornton - over high heading SE

19/09/20 - 1030 - Gannet - Melton Mowbray - juv over this morning. 
19/09/20 - Gannet - Aylestone - 4 juv over Aylestone Meadows heading E this morning. 

17/09/20 - 1343 - Great Egret - Saddington Reservoir - on opposite side to road.

15/09/20 - Black-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 1 in North Arm near Burley Fishponds also Garganey still.

13/09/20 - Spoonbill - Rutland Water NR - still on Lagoon 1 also Bittern in flight at Lagoon 3 plus Red Knot.

12/09/20 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - off Old Hall. 

10/09/20 - Black-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - juv in North Arm. 
10/09/20 - Little Stint - Rutland Water NR - juv still on Lagoon 1

09/09/20 - 1555 - Shag - Stoney Stanton - juv still at Stoney Cove on power boat by Nemo's Bar.

08/09/20 - Shag - Stoney Stanton - juv at Stoney Cove.
08/09/20 - 0715 - Wryneck - Brascote Pits - flushed from main track this morning. 

07/09/20 - 1350 - Curlew Sandpiper - Rutland Water NR - juv on Lagoon 3
07/09/20 - 1052 - Little Stint - Rutland Water NR - 2 still on Lagoon 1 also Curlew Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper, Spoonbill & 8 Great Egret. 

06/09/20 - Little Stint - Rutland Water NR - 2 on Lagoon 1 also juv Curlew Sandpiper & Spoonbill. 
06/09/20 - Wryneck - Brascote Pits - still before 0700 but not seen since. 

05/09/20 - Wryneck - Brascote Pits - 1 by footpath by lagoon at end of old island pool.
05/09/20 - 1540 - Arctic Tern - Rutland Water NR - 1 in South Arm 3
05/09/20 - Little Stint - Rutland Water NR - juv on Lagoon 1 from Harrier Hide this afternoon also Curlew Sandpiper. 
05/09/20 - Black-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 1 in North Arm opposite Burley Wood. 

01/09/20 - 1050 - Gannet - Rutland Water NR - 2 over Burley Wood heading W

August
29/08/20 - Pied Flycatcher - Aylestone - in main wet willow patch along Broadway on Aylestone Meadows also Common Redstart. 
29/08/20 - Bittern - Rutland Water NR - still on Lagoon 3 
29/08/20 - 0730 - Shag - Rutland Water NR - at least 13 in SE corner of the dam.
29/08/20 - 0802 - Rosy Starling - Measham - ad on aerials between Burns Close & Browning Drive then flew off with Starlings.

27/08/20 - Shag - Eyebrook Reservoir - juv on the dam also 2 Whinchat.

26/08/20 - Curlew Sandpiper - Rutland Water NR - 1 on Lagoon 4 also 14 juv Shag at S end of the dam. 

24/08/20 - Wood Sandpiper - Kegworth - still at Long Lane GPs.
24/08/20 - Shag - Eyebrook Reservoir - juv towards the dam.
24/08/20 - Spoonbill - Rutland Water NR - 2 on Lagoon 1 
24/08/20 - 1600 - Osprey - Loughborough - over.
24/08/20 - Black Tern - Rutland Water NR - 3 over Manton Bay from Deep Water Hide.
24/08/20 - 1533 - Wood Sandpiper - Eyebrook Reservoir - 2 today. 
24/08/20 - Shag - Rutland Water NR - 2 on bund by Burley Fishponds.

13/08/20 - Wood Sandpiper - Rutland Water NR - 2 on Lagoon 1 also Garganey from Snipe Hide. 
13/08/20 - Cattle Egret - Eyebrook Reservoir - still also 3 Wood Sandpiper. 

12/08/20 - Cattle Egret - Eyebrook Reservoir - 1 again also Wood Sandpiper still. 

11/08/20 - Wood Sandpiper - Rutland Water NR - 1 on Lagoon 3 
11/08/20 - Wood Sandpiper - Eyebrook Reservoir - 2 still at inflow. 

10/08/20 - Wood Sandpiper - Rutland Water NR - on Lagoon 4 
10/08/20 - Wood Sandpiper - Rutland Water NR - on Lagoon 5 also LNY - Great Egret on Lagoon 1 
10/08/20 - 0903 - Wood Sandpiper - Eyebrook Reservoir - 2 at inflow.
10/08/20 - Cattle Egret - Eyebrook Reservoir - still in willow also 4 Whinchat & 3 Wood Sandpiper at the inflow. 

08/08/20 - Cattle Egret - Eyebrook Reservoir - still at inflow with cattle this morning.

07/08/20 - 1000 - Gannet - Loughborough - ad over heading NW
07/08/20 - Cattle Egret - Eyebrook Reservoir - 1 still at inflow also Tree Pipit over.

06/08/20 - 0808 - Osprey - Stanford Reservoir - over heading W 
06/08/20 - Great Egret - Cropston Reservoir - NW side of the dam this morning. 

04/08/20 - 1155 - Bittern - Rutland Water NR - in flight from Shoveler Hide. 

03/08/20 - Cattle Egret - Rutland Water NR - on Lagoon 3 also 5 Great Egret. 

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