Leics Sightings

Leicestershire and Rutland Region Sightings

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April
23/04/19 - Little Gull - Rutland Water NR - 4 1s on Lagoon IV also 4 Arctic Tern. 
22/04/19 - Black Tern - Eyebrook Reservoir - 4 at inflow end also 10 Arctic Tern. 
22/04/19 - Wood Sandpiper - Rutland Water NR - on Lagoon IV 
22/04/19 - Little Gull - Rutland Water NR - on Lagoon III 
22/04/19 - Little Gull - Swithland Reservoir - 10 this morning. 
19/04/19 - 11:00 - Black Kite - Cropston Reservoir - possible over the village as viewed from the dam.
19/04/19 - 09:59 - Ring Ouzel - Warren Hills - 2 in the last field this morning. 
19/04/19 - Little Gull - Rutland Water NR - 4 on Lagoon III
19/04/19 - Spotted Redshank - Rutland Water NR - from Plover Hide this morning also Grey Plover on Lagoon IV & Nightingale at Lagoon III plus Sandwich Tern at Lagoon IV
18/04/19 - 17:03 - Black Tern - Swithland Reservoir - S of reservoir viewable from the road.
17/04/19 - Spotted Redshank - Rutland Water NR - on Lagoon IV 
17/04/19 - Little Gull - Watermead CP - ad on King Lear's Lake today.
14/04/19 - Great Egret - Stanford Reservoir - at inlet pool today.
14/04/19 - 11:02 - Little Gull - Rutland Water NR - 4 still on Lagoon IV 
14/04/19 - 11:03 - Whimbrel - Eyebrook Reservoir - through this morning. 
13/04/19 - Little Gull - Rutland Water NR - 4 on Lagoon III
10/04/19 - 10:32 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - drk still on Lagoon IV 
09/04/19 - 13:34 - Little Gull - Watermead CP - 2 ad this afternoon.
09/04/19 - Little Gull - Little Gull - Rutland Water NR - 8 on Lagoon I
09/04/19 - Little Gull - Stanford Reservoir - early this morning.
08/04/19 - Ring Ouzel - Cossington Meadows LRWT - in horse paddock by footpath from Charles Street then headed N
08/04/19 - Scaup - Rutland Water NR - today.
08/04/19 - 10:08 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - drk still from Dublin Hide. 
05/04/19 - Little Gull - Rutland Water NR - on Lagoon IV 
03/04/19 - Osprey - Cropston Reservoir - over this morning. 
03/04/19 - Ring Ouzel - Warren Hills - male to right of woods.
02/04/19 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - drk still on Lagoon IV 
01/04/19 - 13:00 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - drk showing well from Dublin Hide.

March 
31/03/19 - 12:43 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - drk showing well from Dunlin Hide. 
28/03/19 - Iceland Gull - Shawell - juv from Gibbet Lane this afternoon. 
27/03/19 - Ring Ouzel - Warren Hills - this morning. 
25/03/19 - Great Egret - Frisby GPs - this afternoon. 
25/03/19 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - off Hinman's Spinney in South Arm.
24/03/19 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - 3 today.
24/03/19 - 09:32 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - drk on Lagoon IV from Tern Hide.
22/03/19 - Black-necked Grebe - Cropston Reservoir - 5 today.
21/03/19 - Slavonian Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 3 still in North Arm. 
21/03/19 - Iceland Gull - Shawell - juv on the sand pit today, only view from Gibbert Lane and public footpaths.
21/03/19 - Osprey - Rutland Water NR - 5 today.
19/03/19 - Red-necked Grebe - still on Lagoon I today.
18/03/19 - Red-necked Grebe - on Lagoon I this afternoon. 
18/03/19 - 11:05 - Slavonian Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 3 in North Arm also 2 Black-necked Grebe.
12/03/19 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - 14 including 5 drk on Lagoon IV also Slavonian Grebe.
10/03/19 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 1 on Lagoon I this afternoon. 
10/03/19 - 08:50 - Kittiwake - Stanford Reservoir - 1 briefly. 
09/03/19 - Glaucous Gull - Shawell - juv also ad Iceland Gull at sandpit. 
09/03/19 - Slavonian Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 2 still in North Arm also 2 Black-necked Grebe. 
09/03/19 - Bearded Tit - Watermead CP - in reedbed at N section. 
08/03/19 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - 3 drk & 5 redhead on Lagoon IV 
08/03/19 - 12:56 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still in South Arm from Lapwing Hide. 
08/03/19 - Slavonian Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 3 in North Arm. 
06/03/19 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still also 5 Scaup. 
06/03/19 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - 13 on Lagoon IV 
06/03/19 - Great Egret - Saddington Reservoir - in far end of the lake this afternoon. 
06/03/19 - Scaup - Rutland Water NR - 4 in South Arm I
06/03/19 - Black-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 2 in North Arm also 3 Slavonian Grebe. 
05/03/19 - Iceland Gull - Shawell - 2w this morning also juv Glaucous Gull. 
04/03/19 - Scaup - Rutland Water NR - 3 including 1 drk in South Arm. 
04/03/19 - Glaucous Gull - Shawell - juv again also 2 Iceland Gull (ad & probable 2w) 4 Caspian Gull. View from Gibbet Lane from public footpath only & park with care.
03/03/19 - Glaucous Gull - Shawell - juv again from Gibbert Lane.
01/03/19 - Slavonian Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 3 still in North Arm also 2 Black-necked Grebe. 

February
28/02/19 - Bearded Tit - Watermead CP - at least 2 in reedbed between Plover Hide & Crake Hide though elusive. 
27/02/19 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - 12 including 4 drk on Lagoon IV 
27/02/19 - Bearded Tit - Watermead CP - at least 1 in reedbed at N section this morning (heard only)
26/02/19 - Slavonian Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 3 still in North Arm also 2 Black-necked Grebe. 
25/02/19 - Slavonian Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 3 still in North Arm also 2 Black-necked Grebe. 
24/02/19 - Slavonian Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 3 in North Arm. 
17/02/19 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still in South Arm III also Great Northern Diver also 3 Slavonian Grebe in North Arm plus 9 Smew & 4 Great Egret on Egleton Lagoons.
17/02/19 - 11:30 - Whooper Swan - Cropston Reservoir - 3 at the inflow. 
17/02/19 - 10:56 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - 6 on Lagoon IV 
16/02/19 - Slavonian Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 3 still in North Arm also 2 Black-necked Grebe plus escaped female Bufflehead off Old Hall.
15/02/19 - White Stork - Groby - reported at Martinshaw Wood then headed S this morning. 
15/02/19 - 12:21 - Glaucous Gull - Shawell - 2 juv today from Gibbet Lane public footpath.
14/02/19 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - 3 still today. 
14/02/19 - 08:45 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - 7 on Lagoon IV this morning. 
14/02/19 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still in South Arm also 3 Slavonian Grebe in North Arm also 2 Black-necked Grebe. 
13/02/19 - 16:24 - Whooper Swan - Cropston Reservoir - still this afternoon. 
13/02/19 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - 15 on Lagoon III & IV also 3 Slavonian Grebe & 2 Black-necked Grebe in North Arm. 
11/02/19 - 16:00 - Whooper Swan - Cropston Reservoir - 3 at the inflow this evening. 
07/02/19 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - 11 in North Arm including 4 ad/drk also 5 Great Egret, 3 Slavonian Grebe & 2 Black-necked Grebe. 
07/02/19 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 2 still off Old Hall. 
07/02/19 - Scaup - Thornton Reservoir - drk today. 
07/02/19 - Slavonian Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 3 still in North Arm also 2 Black-necked Grebe. 
06/02/19 - 13:30 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 2 still off Old Hall also 3 Scaup plus 6 Great Egret on Lagoon III
05/02/19 - Glaucous Gull - Stanford Reservoir - 2w late afternoon also 2 Pink-footed Geese.
05/02/19 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - off Old Hall also 3 Smew & 4 Scaup plus 3 Slavonian Grebe & 2 Black-necked Grebe in North Arm.
04/02/19 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - 7 around Lagoon III/IV today.
04/02/19 - 14:00 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - from Shoveler Hide also 4 Smew.
04/02/19 - LNY - 11:50 - Smew - Eyebrook Reservoir - 5 yesterday off plantation.
03/02/19 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 1 still in North Arm this morning also 2 Scaup. 
03/02/19 - 09:30 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - 6 on Lagoon III this morning. 
02/02/19 - Great Northern Diver - Rutland Water NR - in South Arm W of Old Hall also 3 Slavonian Grebe in North Arm, 2 Black-necked Grebe & 2 drk Smew in South Arm. 
02/02/19 - LNY - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still off Old Hall yesterday also 7 Scaup. 

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