Leics Sightings

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November 
12/11/19 - Red-throated Diver - Eyebrook Reservoir - still N of the island. 
12/11/19 - Slavonian Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still in North Arm. 
11/11/19 - Slavonian Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still in South Arm from Teal Hide also escaped female Bufflehead plus Red-necked Grebe off Old Hall.
10/11/19 - Slavonian Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still in South Arm from Teal Hide also 2 Black-necked Grebe & escaped female Bufflehead. 
07/11/19 - Slavonian Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still in South Arm from Teal Hide also 2 Black-necked Grebe. 
06/11/19 - Jack Snipe - Ellistown - 2 at Ellistown Pit Banks.
06/11/19 - Slavonian Grebe - Rutland Water NR - also 2 Black-necked Grebe from Teal Hide.  
06/11/19 - 1144 - Red-throated Diver - Eyebrook Reservoir - still N of the island. 
05/11/19 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - redhead still on Lagoon 1
05/11/19 - 1310 - Brent Goose - Rutland Water NR - 2 on Lagoon 1 from VC then flew off at 1320
05/11/19 - 0805 - Red-throated Diver - Eyebrook Reservoir - still N of island. 
03/11/19 - 1130 - Firecrest - Ibstock - 1 with Tit flock also Siberian Chiffchaff feeding along hedge, park in Church View & follow footpath to view.
03/11/19 - Red-throated Diver - Eyebrook Reservoir - still S of island. 
03/11/19 - 1113 - Bearded Tit - Rutland Water NR - 4 from Bittern Hide. 
03/11/19 - Black-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still in North Arm also Red-necked Grebe in South Arm off Old Hall at 0914 plus redhead Smew on Lagoon 1
02/11/19 - Red-throated Diver - Eyebrook Reservoir - from island bunker.
02/11/19 - Bearded Tit - Rutland Water NR - 4 in North Arm then flew towards Lagoon 3
01/11/19 - 1120 - Great Egret - Stanford Reservoir - still today. 

October
31/10/19 - 1300 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still in South Arm off Old Hall. 
31/10/19 - Ruddy Shelduck - Thurmaston - 2 at pool in field between here & Barkby Thorpe.
31/10/19 - 0640 - Great Egret - Stanford Reservoir - over the dam this morning. 
29/10/19 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - female still on Lagoon 1 also Red-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe from Teal Hide plus Common Scoter & 15 Great Egret. 
28/10/19 - Hooded Merganser - Rutland Water NR - drk is wearing a closed metal ring on its right leg so is presumed escape. 
28/10/19 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - redhead on Lagoon 1
28/10/19 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still in South Arm off Old Hall. 
28/10/19 - Slavonian Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still in South Arm from Teal Hide. 
28/10/19 - 1050 - White-rumped Sandpiper - Rutland Water NR - 1w on Lagoon 4 from Sandpiper Hide *1200 *1345 *1610
28/10/19 - 0920 - Hooded Merganser - Rutland Water NR - drk in South Arm from Teal Hide *1544
28/10/19 - Hawfinch - Ibstock - 1 in poplars at brickworks this morning then headed W 
27/10/19 - Scaup - Burley Fishponds - today.
27/10/19 - 1054 - Hooded Merganser - Rutland Water NR - drk best viewed from Grebe Hide *1434
27/10/19 - Hooded Merganser - Rutland Water NR - drk from Smew Hide.
27/10/19 - 0710 - Woodlark - Woodhouse Eaves - 1 heading S at Dean's Lane.
26/10/19 - 1200 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - 11 on Lagoon 1 & 2 today. 
26/10/19 - 1025 - Slavonian Grebe - in South Arm from Teal Hide also female Bufflehead still. 
25/10/19 - Scaup - Rutland Water - 1 today. 
25/10/19 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still today. 
25/10/19 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - 12 today. 
25/10/19 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - 11 on Lagoon 1
25/10/19 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - redhead on Lagoon 1
23/10/19 - Waxwing - Whetstone - 1 heading W
23/10/19 - 1204 - Great Egret - Stanford Reservoir - 2 in fields behind settling pond.
23/10/19 - Slavonian Grebe - Rutland Water NR - 1 at Syke's Lane end of the dam.
22/10/19 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still today also 8 Great Egret. 
22/10/19 - 1105 - Snow Bunting - Rutland Water NR - 1 appeared to land at N end of the dam also Rock Pipit & Slavonian Grebe. 
20/10/19 - Lesser Scaup - Rutland Water NR - today's report is a hybrid Tufted Duck x Pochard not drk Lesser Scaup. 
20/10/19 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - in Manton Bay from Wader Scrape Hide this afternoon. 
20/10/19 - Woodlark - Oaks in Charnwood - 1 over this morning. 
20/10/19 - LNY - Great Egret - Thornton Reservoir - over yesterday heading N 
19/10/19 - Lesser Scaup - Rutland Water NR - ad/drk still on Lagoon 1 (10th day)
19/10/19 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Rutland Water NR - by Egleton NR VC  
19/10/19 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still in South Arm E of Old Hall. 
18/10/19 - 0845 - Lesser Scaup - Rutland Water NR - ad/drk still in North Arm also Slavonian Grebe.
17/10/19 - Hawfinch - Charnwood Lodge NR - 4 over this morning. 
17/10/19 - Lesser Scaup - Rutland Water NR - ad/drk still on Lagoon 1 also Rock Pipit over North Arm.
17/10/19 - Hawfinch - Woodhouse Eaves - 6 over Dean's Lane this morning. 
17/10/19 - 1725 - Great Egret - Cotes - on River Soar c.200m down river of Cotes Mill.
17/10/19 - Jack Snipe - Rutland Water NR - 2 from Shoveler Hide on Lagoon 3 this afternoon. 
15/10/19 - Bittern - Rutland Water NR - on far side of Lagoon 3 this afternoon. 
15/10/19 - 1438 - White-rumped Sandpiper - Rutland Water NR - juv on Lagoon 4 from Sandpiper Hide also Jack Snipe this afternoon *1533 *1651
15/10/19 - Spoonbill - Rutland Water NR - still on Lagoon 1 also 4 Great Egret. 
15/10/19 - 0951 - Lesser Scaup - Rutland Water NR - ad/drk still in North Arm this morning *1022
14/10/19 - Quail - Luffenham Airfield - 1 flushed today. 
14/10/19 - Great Egret - Stanford Reservoir - 2 behind the settling pond.
14/10/19 - 1249 - Lesser Scaup - Rutland Water NR - ad/drk still in North Arm.
13/10/19 - Ring Ouzel - Oaks in Charnwood - 6 this morning plus Scandinavian Rock Pipit over.
13/10/19 - Lesser Scaup - Rutland Water NR - drk still from Barnsdale Bottom.
13/10/19 - Great Egret - Brascote Pits - on pool under pylon this morning. 
13/10/19 - Spoonbill - Rutland Water NR - still on Lagoon 1
12/10/19 - Spoonbill - Rutland Water NR - still on Lagoon 1
12/10/19 - 1045 - Lesser Scaup - Rutland Water NR - drk on Lagoon 3 from Shoveler Hide. 
12/10/19 - Lesser Scaup - Rutland Water NR - drk still in North Arm just E of fisherman's car park on N side of Hambleton Peninsula. 
11/10/19 - Short-eared Owl - Wanlip Meadows LRWT - over heading towards Cossington Meadows this morning. 
11/10/19 - Lesser Scaup - Rutland Water NR - drk still in North Arm from fisherman's car park on N side of Humbleton Peninsula *0925
10/10/19 - LNY - Yellow-browed Warbler - Rutland Water NR - probable in willows at the entrance to Snipe Hide yesterday evening. 
10/10/19 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still in South Arm off Old Hall.
10/10/19 - 1730 - Lesser Scaup - Rutland Water NR - relocated in North Arm from fisherman's car park on N side of Humbleton Peninsula. 
10/10/19 - 1545 - Lesser Scaup - Rutland Water NR - no further sign by 1545
10/10/19 - 1235 - Lesser Scaup - Rutland Water NR - drk on Lagoon 3 this afternoon. 
10/10/19 - 1230 - Garganey - Rutland Water NR - juv on Lagoon 2 from Smew Hide also 12 Great Egret & Sandwich Tern at Egleton NR. 
09/10/19 - Spoonbill - Rutland Water NR - 1 still on Lagoon 1
06/10/19 - 1815 - Spoonbill - Rutland Water NR - still on Lagoon 1 also 7 Great Egret. 
06/10/19 - 1030 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Rutland Water NR - Fort Henry Ponds in bushes by outfall at lower lake.
06/10/19 - Great Egret - Brascote Pits - still on Pylon Pit this morning. 
06/10/19 - 0837 - Spoonbill - Rutland Water NR - on Lagoon 1
05/10/19 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - still in South Arm 3
05/10/19 - Great Egret - Brascote Pits - on Pylon Pit.
05/10/19 - 0836 - Cattle Egret - Rutland Water NR - in front of VC at Egleton NR 
02/10/19 - Manx Shearwater - Coalville - 1 found dead near railway station today.

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