Leics Sightings

Leicestershire and Rutland Region Sightings⚫

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December
01/12/20 - Greater White-fronted Goose - Eyebrook Reservoir - 13 reported in field to W this afternoon. 
01/12/20 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - 2 at Egleton NR 
01/12/20 - Black-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - in North Arm. 
01/12/20 - Smew - Eyebrook Reservoir - drk & redhead still also 17 Russian White-fronted Geese in field on W side & 2 Great Egret. 
01/12/20 - 1639 - Great Northern Diver - Rutland Water NR - 8 off the dam. 
01/12/20 - 0853 - Smew - Swithland Reservoir - redhead still distantly on N section. 

November
30/11/20 - 1123 - Smew - Swithland Reservoir - redhead still on N side but distant. 

29/11/20 - 1330 - Bewick's Swan - Earl Shilton - 8 over heading S 
29/11/20 - 1500 - Bewick's Swan - Eyebrook Reservoir - 8 today. 
29/11/20 - Great Egret - Cossington Meadows LRWT - again today. 
29/11/20 - 1302 - Smew - Eyebrook Reservoir - drk & redhead along E side. 

28/11/20 - Great Northern Diver - Rutland Water NR - 7 at dusk.
28/11/20 - 1348 - Wood Sandpiper - Kegworth - still on gravel workings at Long Lane this afternoon. 
28/11/20 - Smew - Eyebrook Reservoir - redhead still also 4 Grey Plover. 
28/11/20 - 1220 - Smew - Swithland Reservoir - redhead still today. 
28/11/20 - 1129 - Great Northern Diver - Rutland Water NR - 2 between "W" marker barrel & Normanton Church on S shore.
28/11/20 - Mealy Redpoll - Market Harborough - 2 reported in a garden.

26/11/20 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - 10 into roost on Lagoon 2 this evening. 
26/11/20 - Great Egret - Swithland Reservoir - this morning. 
26/11/20 - 0822 - Smew - Swithland Reservoir - redhead still with Goldeneye on N section. 

24/11/20 - Wood Sandpiper - Kegworth - on gravel workings at Long Lane this afternoon. 
24/11/20 - 1630 - Great Northern Diver - 6 this evening also 2 Shags.

23/11/20 - Great Northern Diver - Rutland Water NR - 7 today. 
23/11/20 - 0854 - Smew - Swithland Reservoir - redhead still on N side also Great Egret on S section. 

21/11/20 - 0935 - Great Egret - Swithland Reservoir - 2 on S section.

18/11/20 - 1508 - Great Northern Diver - still in centre of reservoir.

17/11/20 - Great Northern Diver - Rutland Water NR - still in North Arm. 

16/11/20 - Bearded Tit - Stanford Reservoir - male & female trapped & ringed this morning. (Permit Only)

14/11/20 - 0926 - Smew - Swithland Reservoir - redhead still off dam.
14/11/20 - 0815 - Great Northern Diver - Rutland Water NR - 4 close in by Blue pipes between dam & Normanton Church. 

13/11/20 - 0915 - Bearded Tit - Stanford Reservoir (PERMIT ONLY) 2 in reedbed then headed E

12/11/20 - Great Egret - Cossington Meadows LRWT - still today. 
12/11/20 - 1503 - Bittern - Eyebrook Reservoir - at the inflow this afternoon. 
12/11/20 - 1042 - Smew - Swithland Reservoir - redhead off the dam this morning. 

11/11/20 - Great Egret - Stanford Reservoir - at Keepers Lodge Bay this morning. 

10/11/20 - Wood Sandpiper - Kegworth - on gravel workings at Long Lane. 
10/11/20 - 0930 - Great Northern Diver - Rutland Water NR - 3 by Blue pipes between dam & Normanton Church.

09/11/20 - Short-eared Owl - Cossington Meadows LRWT - at Swan Meadows this evening. 

08/11/20 - Avocet - Rutland Water NR - 3 on Lagoon 1 

07/11/20 - 0846 - Great Egret - Cossington Meadows LRWT - on Upper Marsh.

05/11/20 - Wood Sandpiper - Baston & Langtoft Pits - on gravel workings at Long Lane this afternoon. 

04/11/20 - 1018 - Great Northern Diver - Rutland Water NR - 5 off the S end of the dam.
04/11/20 - Shag - Thornton Reservoir - still at outflow. 

03/11/20 - Kittiwake - Eyebrook Reservoir - ad off dam viewed distantly from Island Bunker.
03/11/20 - 1315 - Whooper Swan - Rutland Water NR - 4 in North Arm. 
03/11/20 - 1315 - Shag - Thornton Reservoir - off the car park. 
03/11/20 - Scaup - Swithland Reservoir - drk still but distant. 
03/11/20 - Kittiwake - Groby Pool - briefly this morning. 
03/11/20 - Great Northern Diver - Rutland Water NR - 2 off the dam also Shag.
03/11/20 - Shag - Stanford Reservoir - opposite the hide today.

02/11/20 - Scaup - Swithland Reservoir - drk still N end of dam.

01/11/20 - Scaup - Swithland Reservoir - drk on N section of dam.
01/11/20 - Scaup - Rutland Water NR - in South Arm 3 plus 10 Great Egret at Lyndon NR 
01/11/20 - Wood Sandpiper - Kegworth - on gravel workings at Long Lane.   

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