Leics Sightings

Leicestershire and Rutland Region Sightings
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01/03/17 - Great Northern Diver - still in South Arm III 
01/03/17 - Smew - Rutland Water - 7 still from Plover Hide at Egleton NR

26/02/17 - Waxwing - Leicester - 10 on Hinckley Road opposite the shops near Dunster Street.
26/02/17 - 10:30 - Waxwing - Knighton - 60 at junction of Welford Road & Palmerston Way.
24/02/17 - 09:20 - Kittiwake - Rutland Water - ad over North Arm heading E
24/02/17 - Slavonian Grebe - Rutland Water - 2 still in North Arm also 2 Black-necked Grebe. 
22/02/17 - Smew - Rutland Water - 7 6 on Lagoon IV & 1 in South Arm III also 2 Slavonian Grebe & 2 Black-necked Grebe in North Arm & drk Scaup in South Arm III 
22/02/17 - Smew - Rutland Water - still in South Arm III also Great Northern Diver, Slavonian Grebe & Black-necked Grebe in North Arm. 
22/02/17 - 10:20 - Waxwing - Leicester - 20 at Avenue Primary School, Clarendon Park this morning. 
21/02/17 - Glaucous Gull - Albert Village - juv on Albion Landfill also 5 Caspian Gull this afternoon. 
21/02/17 - Slavonian Grebe - Rutland Water - 2 in North Arm also 4 Black-necked Grebe plus Great Northern Diver, 4 Smew & Scaup in South Arm III 
20/02/17 - Waxwing - Leicester - c.70 on Morris Close, Beaumont Leys also c.80 on Vincent Close, Western Park.
20/02/17 - Smew - Rutland Water - redhead still from Lapwing Hide also Great Northern Diver & Slavonian Grebe. 
19/02/17 - Glossy Ibis - Watermead CP - still from Plover Hide today. 
19/02/17 - Smew - Rutland Water - 8 still today also 8 Scaup & 2 Black-necked Grebe. 
19/02/17 - 12:34 - Black-necked Grebe - Rutland Water - 2 still in North Arm also Great Northern Diver in South Arm III & 5 Smew. 
17/02/17 - 08:20 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water - still in South Arm II also Great White Egret & Great Northern Diver. 
16/02/17 - Smew - Rutland Water - 2 still from Lapwing Hide also Great White Egret on Lagoon I & 5 Red-crested Pochard on Lagoon III 
15/02/17 - Waxwing - Glenfield - c.80 at Park/Harrison Close. 
15/02/17 - LNY - Slavonian Grebe - Rutland Water - 2 still in North Arm yesterday also 2 Black-necked Grebe. 
14/02/17 - 11:10 - Waxwing - Glenfield - c.80 at Park Drive/Harrison Close. 
12/02/17 - 10:30 - Glaucous Gull - Albert Village - juv on landfill site. 
11/02/17 - 14:00 - Smew - Rutland Water - ad drk & 3 redhead still on Lagoon IV from Sandpiper Hide. 
11/02/17 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water - still just E of Old Hall also 3 Scaup, Great Northern Diver in South Arm III then headed W plus 2 Black-necked Grebe in North Arm just E of fisherman's c / pk. 
11/02/17 - Waxwing - Leicester - c.150 still on Parker Drive/Pine Road, Glenfield. 
10/02/17 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water - still in South Arm III also 2 female Scaup. 
10/02/17 - 09:00 - Waxwing - Leicester - 31 at the allotments on Queens Road this morning. 
10/02/17 - 08:05 - Waxwing - Leicester - 30 at the junction of Park Drive & Harrison Close in Glenfield this morning. 
09/02/17 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water - still E of Old Hall also Great Northern Diver & redhead Smew from Lapwing Hide, 2 Slavonian Grebe & 2 Black-necked Grebe in North Arm, redhead Smew & Great White Egret on Lagoon III & Great White Egret on Lagoon II 
09/02/17 - 13:33 - Great White Egret - Egleton NR - 1 on Lagoon III also 8 Red-crested Pochard on Lagoon II 

    Last months sightings can be found in L next to the Leics Sightings above  

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Sightings Key
LN - Late News
LNY - Late News Yesterday
FMB - Frampton Marsh Blog
GPB - Gibraltar Point Blog
BG - BirdGuides
BI - Bird Information
RBN - Rare Bird Network
CT55 - Car Trip & number
c. - Bird/s Circling
p. - Possible or Probable
r. - Reported (not confirmed)
h. - Heard Bird (not seen)
q. - Quartering Bird
e. - Elusive Bird
*04:00 - Confirmed Sighting Time/s
unc/r - Unconfirmed Report 
unc - Unconfirmed Sighting
und - Undisclosed Site
sev - Several people seen bird/s
sev/l - Several people looking for bird/s
ecl - Eclipsed Bird
esc - Presumed Escaped Bird
err - Erroneous
sp. - Abbreviation for Species
spp - Subspecies
ssp - Family identified Species not
drk - Drake Bird
ringtail - Female Bird
redhead - Female Bird
1cy - First year Bird
2cy - Second year Bird
3cy - Third year Bird
sub-ad - Sub adult Bird
ad - Adult Bird
juv - Juvenile Bird
imm - Immature Bird
1w - 1st Winter Plumage
1s - 1st Summer Plumage
sum/p - Summer Plumage
V/C - Visitor Centre