With the promised rain not materialising, the gusty wind falling back to a breeze and my planned chores completed, I popped over to relatively nearby Eyebrook Reservoir on the Rutland/Leicestershire border for an hour or so this afternoon and managed to find 30 species, including many ducks along with three waders.
|Greylag Goose Anser anser|
|Little Egret Egretta garzetta|
|Hundreds of Lapwing Vanellus vanellus present with numerous Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria|
|Red Kite Milvus milvus overhead in the dimming light|
|Lapwing Vanellus vanellus|
|Teal Anas crecca|
Greylag Goose, Mute Swan, Shelduck, Gadwall, Mallard, Teal, Pochard, Tufted Duck, Pheasant, Cormorant, Little Egret, Heron, Red Kite, Kestrel, Moorhen, Coot, Lapwing, Golden Plover, Dunlin, Black-headed Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Rock Dove, Wood Pigeon, Blackbird, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Magpie, Crow, Rook, Starling, Bullfinch.
|Mute Swan Cygnus olor|
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