Leics Sightings

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17/11/17 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - 14 from Teal Hide also Great Northern Diver still off the dam.
17/11/17 - Red-breasted Merganser - Rutland Water NR - 2 still S of the dam also 3w Caspian Gull.
17/11/17 - Great Northern Diver - Rutland Water NR - juv still of the dam this morning.
17/11/17 - 08:51 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - redhead still on Lagoon II
17/11/17 - Hawfinch - Exton Park - still at the cemetery this morning.
16/11/17 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - 9 in North Arm this morning.
16/11/17 - Red-breasted Merganser - Rutland Water NR - 3 still at S end of the dam also Great Northern Diver.
15/11/17 - 09:30 - Hawfinch - Hinckley - 3 over Welwyn Road heading NE
15/11/17 - 09:40 - Hawfinch - Burbage Common - 2 still this morning.
15/11/17 - Hawfinch - Exton Park - still at the cemetery.
14/11/17 - Red-breasted Merganser - Rutland Water NR - 3 still today also 13 Great Egret. 
14/11/17 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - just W of Old Hall.
14/11/17 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - ad/drk still in South Arm III from Lapwing Hide this afternoon also redhead Smew.
14/11/17 - 11:15 - Hawfinch - Burbage Common - 2 this morning.
14/11/17 - Great Northern Diver - Rutland Water NR - juv still off the dam but no sign of Red-breasted Merganser.
14/11/17 - Hawfinch - Groby Pool - still today.
14/11/17 - 08:25 - Ferruginous Duck - Eyebrook Reservoir - drk still S of the island, view from the bunker *13:15
14/11/17 - LNY - Hawfinch - Exton Park - still at Tunneley Wood late afternoon yesterday.
13/11/17 - Ferruginous Duck - Eyebrook Reservoir - drk still S of the island, viewed from the bunker.
13/11/17 - Great Northern Diver - Rutland Water NR - NW of the dam near the monument at 14:24 also 3 Red-breasted Mergansers. 
13/11/17 - Curlew Sandpiper - Eyebrook Reservoir - at the inflow.
13/11/17 - Red-necked Grebe - Rutland Water NR - off Old Hall this morning.
13/11/17 - LNY - 09:45 - Hawfinch - Burbage Common - 4 still by railway bridge by the entrance. 
13/11/17 - LNY - Hawfinch - Groby Pool - still on SW side from footpath just before Lady Hay Wood near the metal gate at bottom of the hill.
13/11/17 - LNY - Hawfinch - Exton Park - 3 still yesterday morning on N side of the cemetery.
12/11/17 - Hawfinch - Exton Park - 2 still today.
12/11/17 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - ad/drk still in South Arm III from Lapwing Hide.
11/11/17 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - 16 at Burley Fishponds roost. 
11/11/17 - Ferruginous Duck - Eyebrook Reservoir - drk still on W side viewable from the gate on track to the fishing lodge *15:25
11/11/17 - Hawfinch - Exton Park - 2 still at Tunneley Wood this morning.
11/11/17 - Hawfinch - Burbage Common - still this morning.
10/11/17 - Ferruginous Duck - Eyebrook Reservoir - drk N of the island *15:15
10/11/17 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - 16 today 13 in South Arm & 3 in North Arm. 
10/11/17 - Hawfinch - Burbage Common - 2 still this morning.
10/11/17 - Curlew Sandpiper - Rutland Water NR - in Manton Bay mid-morning.
10/11/17 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - 8 in South Arm mid-morning.
10/11/17 - LNY - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - ad/drk in South Arm III from Lapwing Hide.
09/11/17 - 09:15 - Dark-bellied Brent Goose - Uppingham - heading W from Leighfield Fishponds also Hawfinch. 
09/11/17 - Ferruginous Duck - Rutland Water NR - still in South Arm III
09/11/17 - Hawfinch - Exton Park - 2 still at the cemetery.
09/11/17 - 11:58 - Smew - Rutland Water NR - redhead from Smew Hide.
09/11/17 - Yellow-browed Warbler - Aylestone - at Aylestone Meadows just S of Middleton Street bridge by Great Central Way bridge from canal towpath.
09/11/17 - Hawfinch - Burbage Common - 2 still this morning.
09/11/17 - LNY - Hawfinch - Burbage Common - 2 in the new section near the stream.
08/11/17 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - ad/drk still in South Arm III from Lapwing Hide late morning. 
08/11/17 - Hawfinch - Exton Park - 2 still at Tunneley Wood. 
08/11/17 - Hawfinch - Burbage - still this morning.
07/11/17 - Hawfinch - Pilton - 5 over heading NW this morning. 
07/11/17 - 11:55 - Hawfinch - Rutland Water - at Lyndon NR this morning.
07/11/17 - Hawfinch - Burbage Common - 2 in field maple in small clump between extension & main wood this morning
07/11/17 - Ferruginous Duck - Rutland Water NR - no sign in South Arm III by 08:12 but American Wigeon still also 32 Red-crested Pochard.
06/11/17 - Ferruginous Duck - Rutland Water NR - in South Arm III 
06/11/17 - Hawfinch - Burbage Common - 1 in stream/arboretum mid-afternoon.
06/11/17 - 08:15 - Hawfinch - Burbage Common -  2 over Overwoods heading S
06/11/17 - Hawfinch - Exton Park - c.12 still at Tunneley Wood.
06/11/17 - LNY - Great Egret - Blackbrook Reservoir - flew along Blackbrook Valley towards Blackbrook Reservoir yesterday morning.
06/11/17 - LNY - Great Egret - Cossington Meadows LRWT - on upper marsh yesterday.
05/11/17 - Hawfinch - Groby Pool - 2 viewed SW from footpath just before Lady Hay Wood near the metal gate at bottom of the hill.
05/11/17 - 09:00 - Hawfinch - Exton - 7 at Exton Park near the cemetery.
04/11/17 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - 12 at Burley Fishponds roost. 
04/11/17 - Hawfinch - Stretton - just E of Stretton at Clipsham by the church late morning. 
04/11/17 - 09:00 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - ad/drk still at Egleton NR on Lagoon II from Grebe Hide.
03/11/17 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - 12 in Burley Fishponds roost. 
03/11/17 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - ad/drk still at Egleton NR from Lapwing Hide also Jack Snipe on Lagoon II from Redshank Hide showing well. 
03/11/17 - 08:00 - Cory's Shearwater - Rutland Water NR - no sign in South Arm III
03/11/17 - LNY - Hawfinch - Groby Pool - 13 viewed S from footpath just before Lady Hay Wood near the metal gate at the bottom of the hill. 
03/11/17 - LNY - Scaup - Rutland Water NR - in North Arm yesterday also 2 Red-crested Pochard 1 drk & 6 Whooper Swan in South Arm III 
02/11/17 - Caspian Gull - Albert Village - 2 ad near-ad, 2w, 1w at Albert Village Lake. 
02/11/17 - Cory's Shearwater - Rutland Water NR - in North Arm tho mobile *12:30 *13:45 still in North Arm S of Whitwell towards the end of Hambleton Peninsula tho mobile *14:45 *14:54

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Sightings Key
LN - Late News
LNY - Late News Yesterday
FMB - Frampton Marsh Blog
GPB - Gibraltar Point Blog
RBA - Rare Bird Alert 
BG - BirdGuides
BI - Bird Information
RBN - Rare Bird Network
CT55 - Car Trip & number
c. - Bird/s Circling
p. - Possible or Probable
r. - Reported (not confirmed)
h. - Heard Bird (not seen)
q. - Quartering Bird
e. - Elusive Bird
*04:00 - Confirmed Sighting Time/s
vizmig - Visible Migration
unc/r - Unconfirmed Report 
unc - Unconfirmed Sighting
und - Undisclosed Site
sev - Several people have seen bird/s
sev/l - Several people looking for bird/s
ecl - Eclipsed Bird
esc - Presumed Escaped Bird
err - Erroneous
sp. - Abbreviation for Species
spp - Subspecies
ssp - Family identified Species not
drk - Drake Bird
ringtail - Female Bird
redhead - Female Bird
1cy - First year Bird
2cy - Second year Bird
3cy - Third year Bird
sub-ad - Sub adult Bird
ad - Adult Bird
juv - Juvenile Bird
imm - Immature Bird
1w - 1st Winter Plumage
1s - 1st Summer Plumage
sum/p - Summer Plumage
V/C - Visitor Centre