Leics Sightings

⚫Leicestershire and Rutland Region Sightings⚫

Sightings are courtesy of: Rare Bird Alert   BirdGuides
(unless stated otherwise)





July
12/07/20 - Bittern - Cossington Meadows LRWT - 1 this morning. 

June
26/06/20 - Black Tern - Rutland Water NR - 3 on Lagoon 3 

24/06/20 - LNY - Wood Sandpiper - Rutland Water NR - still on Lagoon 3 yesterday. 
24/06/20 - 1535 - Black Tern - Rutland Water NR - 6 off Old Hall. 

23/06/20 - 0020 - Common Quail - South Kilworth - male over singing identified from sound recording.

21/06/20 - Golden Oriole - Ketton - male singing. 
21/06/20 - LNY - Roseate Tern - Shawell - ad at sandpit from Gibbet Lane yesterday. 

17/06/20 - LNY - Green-winged Teal - Cossington Meadows LRWT - drk on Upper Marsh yesterday. 

12/06/20 - 0740 - Red-necked Phalarope - Wanlip GPs - male still from stone circle at S end of Kings Lear's Lake *1759

11/06/20 - 1230 - Little Gull - Stanford Reservoir - 1 still (permit holders only)
11/06/20 - Little Gull - Stanford Reservoir - 1 early morning.
11/06/20 - 1000 - Red-necked Phalarope - Wanlip GPs - male still showing well to S end of Kings Lear's Lake. 

10/06/20 - Red-necked Phalarope - Wanlip GPs - on King Lear's Lake.
10/06/20 - 1030 - Osprey - Stanford Reservoir - over this morning. 

09/06/20 - 1718 - Wood Sandpiper - Eyebrook Reservoir - 1 today.
09/06/20 - Green-winged Teal - Eyebrook Reservoir - no sign this morning. 

08/06/20 - 1021 - Green-winged Teal - Eyebrook Reservoir - drk still by the inflow. 

07/06/20 - Osprey - Stanford Reservoir - this morning. 
07/06/20 - Green-winged Teal - Eyebrook Reservoir - drk still this morning. 
07/06/20 - 0748 - Rosy Starling - Loughborough - 2 in a private garden then headed NE

06/06/20 - Green-winged Teal - Eyebrook Reservoir - drk on mud at inflow end.

04/06/20 - Green-winged Teal - Eyebrook Reservoir - drk at the inflow end. 

03/06/20 - Green-winged Teal - Eyebrook Reservoir - drk still off Stoke Dry car park. 

02/06/20 - Green-winged Teal - Eyebrook Reservoir - drk still off Stoke Dry car park. 

01/06/20 - Green-winged Teal - Eyebrook Reservoir - drk still off Stoke Dry car park. 

May
31/05/20 - Green-winged Teal - Eyebrook Reservoir - drk still off Stoke Dry car park. 

30/05/20 - 1433 - Green-winged Teal - Eyebrook Reservoir - drk off Stoke Dry car park *1730
30/05/20 - 1034 - Black Tern - Eyebrook Reservoir - 4 this morning.
30/05/20 - Black Tern - Eyebrook Reservoir - 3 this morning. 

27/05/20 - 1504 - Osprey - Eyebrook Reservoir - 2 fishing this afternoon. 
27/05/20 - 0922 - Honey Buzzard - Markfield - over M1 junction 22 heading NE
27/05/20 - Common Quail - Great Casterton - singing in field by Pickworth Road.

26/05/20 - 0749 - Osprey - Stanford Reservoir - over heading SW
26/05/20 - LNY - 0200 - Common Quail - South Kilworth - recorded overhead yesterday morning. 

25/05/20 - 0130 - Common Quail - Whetstone - 1 over calling.

24/05/20 - Wryneck - undisclosed site - in a garden this afternoon. 

21/05/20 - 0545 - Cattle Egret - Eyebrook Reservoir - ad near inflow this morning *0937

18/05/20 - 0545 - Hawfinch - Garthorpe - 1 early this morning. 
18/05/20 - 1416 - Osprey - Eyebrook Reservoir - 2 fishing this afternoon. 

April
29/04/20 - Cattle Egret - Melton Mowbray - 1 flew along River Eye this morning. 
24/04/20 - LNY - Channel Wagtail - Stanford Reservoir - still yesterday. 
24/04/20 - 0733 - Ring Ouzel - Wing - female at Wing Hall.
22/04/20 - Channel Wagtail - Stanford Reservoir - male this morning. 
21/04/20 - 1643 - Hen Harrier - Leicester - ringtail near Croft Hill this morning. 
21/04/20 - 1000 - Osprey - Eyebrook Reservoir - over heading N 
05/04/20 - LNY - White-tailed Eagle - Rutland Water NR - juv released yesterday then headed over Exton Park, worth noting, keep looking up for a barn door flying over. Stay Safe

March
22/03/20 - Avocet - Eyebrook Reservoir - 1 at inflow. 
22/03/20 - Garganey - Rutland Water NR - drk on Lagoon 1 from Mallard Hide this afternoon. 
22/03/20 - LNY - 1745 - White Stork - Great Bowden - 2 over heading S yesterday evening. 
16/03/20 - Northern Wheatear - North Luffenham - male at the airfield this morning. 
16/03/20 - Osprey - Rutland Water NR - 1 in Manton Bay.
16/03/20 - White Stork - Hoby - possible over nearby Brooksby heading NE
15/03/20 - Ruddy Duck - Rutland Water NR - 1 reported in South Arm today. 
15/03/20 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - 12 including 4 drk on Lagoon 4
15/03/20 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - 2 still also 3 Great Egret. 
14/03/20 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - 7 on Lagoon 4
14/03/20 - Scaup - Rutland Water NR - 2 female in South Arm 3 from Lapwing Hide. 
11/03/20 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still from Teal Hide in South Arm 2
11/03/20 - Black-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 2 still in North Arm also 2 Scaup. 
10/03/20 - Black-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 3 from Lapwing Hide. 
10/03/20 - Caspian Gull - Rutland Water NR - at Egleton NR also escaped female Bufflehead still at Lyndon NR
09/03/20 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still in South Arm 2 from Teal Hide. 
09/03/20 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - 15 on Lagoon 4 this evening including 4 drk.
09/03/20 - 1446 - Rough-legged Buzzard - Rutland - reported on roadside pole by B4116 at Snarestone SK345128 
07/03/20 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - 3 on Lagoon 3 from Shoveler Hide. 
06/03/20 - Little Gull - Rutland Water NR - unconfirmed report of 2 this morning. 
04/03/20 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still from Teal Hide in South Arm 2 this morning. 
04/03/20 - Bittern - Rutland Water NR - on Lagoon 3
03/03/20 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still from Teal Hide also Slavonian Grebe & 2 Black-necked Grebe in North Arm plus 2 Bittern yesterday on Lagoon 3
02/03/20 - Black-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 3 still in North Arm also 3 female Scaup plus Slavonian Grebe & 3rd Black-necked Grebe from Goldeneye Hide. 
01/03/20 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - 4 including 2 drk still on Lagoon 1 also 2 Great Egret. 
01/03/20 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still from Teal Hide also Slavonian Grebe in North Arm plus 2 Black-necked Grebe & 8 Scaup.

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