Saturday 6th May 2006
Attenborough - Drake Garganey [still on main pond], with Female Scaup and Turnstone. Cuckoo calling, LRP[tween], Shelduck x2. Garganey [Main Pond, nr the bund], Female Scaup [Main Pond], Turnstone [Main Pond -- on the tern platform -- possibly doing a cleanup job of the Cormorant's mess for the Terns.], 3 Little Ringed Plovers [Tween Pond], 2 Yellow Wagtails [Clifton Pit]. 2 Grasshopper Warblers [Erewash Field-seen not heared] also just across the border in Derbys, Whimbrel & Common Sandpiper.
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