Category Archives: Carsington

1st May 2017, passage starts at Carsington.

Today saw the start of my witnessing this years spring passage. An afternoons jaunt up to the reservoir produced brilliant views of 4 beautiful Black Terns around the gull colony on Millfields island and after a couple of hours watching … Continue reading

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Lapwing. Carsington.

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18th August 2016 Carsington

Superb views today of a cracking Greenshank in front of Sheepwash Hide, and in lovely sunshine! This bird at times was actually chasing fish in the shallows. There must have been a lot of fish in the bay as the … Continue reading

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4th August 2016 Carsington

A short afternoon trip produced brilliant views of both Green and Common Sandpipers in front of Sheepwash Hide. Green Sandpiper. Common Sandpiper. Also present were a selection of Yellow-legged Gulls. Adult. (There were 2 adults present mid pm) A single … Continue reading

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9th September…. Small Update!

Due to ill health I’ve not been able to do much to post about but we have done the odd bit, last night we went up to Carsington Water and were suprised to hear there was a Black necked Grebe … Continue reading

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Scaup. Carsington.

Not been birding outside of the garden area for weeks so a quick afternoon visit up to Sheepwash at Carsington was a nice change. We caught up with 3 of the 4 1st winter Scaup at the reservoir. The wildfowl … Continue reading

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Excellent weekend 19th/20th October 2013.

Saturday 19th October. We had originally had the thought that this weekend we would head to the east coast again, but after a heavy week we put our feet up… now I made a major mistake when I changed my … Continue reading

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