Category Archives: Carsington

May… Arctic Waders and other nice things!!!

May kicked off where April left off with passage continuing on the 3rd with an absolutely stonking full summer Slavonian Grebe at Ogston. This took some finding when I arrived and I had almost given up when it floated into … Continue reading

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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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Carsington 18th April 2017

Spring in the air… Blackthorn flowers.   The Wildlife Centre Creek Buzzard. Pheasant. Chiffchaff in WLC Creek. Crappy shot of mating Kestrels! Lesser Celandine. Could this be False Oxlip? Looked wrong for pure Cowslip in field. Cowslips in WLC Creek.

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Beeley Moor and Carsington. 2nd April 2017.

A quick visit saw us catch up with the Great Northern Diver off Stones island at Carsington…     Then a run up Beeley Moor saw some weird and fantastic light and texture….  

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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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