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Leicestershire & Rutland Sightings Archive 2017 - October

31/10/17 - 07:20 - Hawfinch - Pilton - over heading NW
30/10/17 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - 5 today also Bittern & 3 Whooper Swan. 
29/10/17 - Hawfinch - Whitwick - today. 
29/10/17 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - 10 this afternoon.
29/10/17 - Hawfinch - Donisthorpe - over heading towards National Forest.
28/10/17 - Hawfinch - Pilton - 6 over this morning. 
28/10/17 - 08:00-10:30 - Hawfinch - Sence Valley Forest Park - 10 over also Ring Ouzel. 
28/10/17 - Caspian Gull - Albert Village Lake - 2 ad & 1w this morning.
28/10/17 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - 6 in Manton Bay. 
28/10/17 - Hawfinch - 14 over Whitwick. 7 over Sence Valley Forest Park. 6 over Thornton. 
27/10/17 - Whooper Swan - Groby Pool - 3 this morning.
26/10/17 - 12:15 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NNR - ad/drk still at Egleton NR from Smew Hide. 
26/10/17 - 11:25 - Shag - Albert Village Lake - juv also 3 ad & 2w Caspian Gull plus 2 ad Yellow-legged Gull.
26/10/17 - LNY - Rock Pipit - Ibstock - over heading S yesterday.
25/10/17 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - 4 in North Arm. 
25/10/17 - Ring Ouzel - Willesley - 2 at Hicks Lodge. 
25/10/17 - 10:30 - Black Tern - Rutland Water NR - in North Arm.
24/10/17 - 13:15 - Hawfinch - Rutland Water NR - over Manton heading S 
24/10/17 - Great Egret - Eyebrook Reservoir - still yesterday.
23/10/17 - 13:10 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - ad/drk still at Egleton NR on Lagoon II from Grebe Hide.
23/10/17 - Rock Pipit - Watermead CP - over Mammoth Viewpoint heading S
22/10/17 - 12:05 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - ad/drk still at Egleton NR on Lagoon II from Osprey Hide also 3 Great Egret.
21/10/17 - 10:15 - Shag - Croft Hill - 7 heading S this morning.
21/10/17 - 15:15 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - ad/drk still at Egleton NR on Lagoon II from Grebe Hide.
21/10/17 - Black Redstart - Newbold Verdon - off Dragon Lane at Old Farm Lane/Moat Close tho mobile.
19/10/17 - Dusky Warbler - Stanford Reservoir - no further sign by 13:50
19/10/17 - 11:43 - Dusky Warbler - Stanford Reservoir - NE end of Stanford Reservoir c.100yds from inlet car park SP611811
18/10/17 - LNY - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - ad/drk still at Egleton NR on Lagoon II also Little Stint.
17/10/17 - 08:50 - Hawfinch - Rutland Water NR - at Leighfield at Leighfield Fishponds then headed W 
15/10/17 - 12:00 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - ad/drk still at Egleton NR on Lagoon II also Great Egret.
15/10/17 - 07:30-07:50 - Hawfinch - Bradgate Park - 2 over the war memorial.
14/10/17 - Caspian Gull - Albert Village Lake - 1w this afternoon also 3 Yellow-legged Gull.
14/10/17 - 15:00 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - ad/drk still at Egleton NR on Lagoon II from Grebe Hide. 
14/10/17 - Hawfinch - Ibstock - heading W over Pretoria Road.
13/10/17 - LNY - Rock Pipit - Ibstock - heading S yesterday. 
12/10/17 - 14:15 - Cattle Egret - Rutland Water NR - still in North Arm on bund at Fishponds entrance.
12/10/17 - 12:57 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - drk still at Egleton NR on Lagoon II from Grebe Hide.
12/10/17 - Firecrest - Melton Mowbray - off Park Lane at Play Close with tit flock.
11/10/17 - 16:50 - Little Stint - Rutland Water NR - 2 juv from Manton Bridge. 
11/10/17 - 12:54 - Whimbrel - Rutland Water NR - at Egleton NR on Lagoon IV from Tern Hide.
11/10/17 - 08:50 - Gannet - Braunstone - 2 heading E over Bendbow Rise.
11/10/17 - LNY - Knot - Eyebrook Reservoir - yesterday.
11/10/17 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - drk still at Egleton NR on Lagoon II from Grebe Hide.
10/10/17 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - drk still at Egleton NR on Lagoon II
09/10/17 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - 8 at Burley Fishponds roost.
09/10/17 - 14:25 - Cattle Egret - Rutland Water NR - at Egleton NR on Lagoon II from Smew Hide plus American Wigeon still.
08/10/17 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - 2 drk at Egleton NR
08/10/17 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - drk still at Egleton NR on Lagoon II from Smew Hide this morning.
07/10/17 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - drk still at Egleton NR on Lagoon II from Smew Hide late morning. 
06/10/17 - 13:54 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - still at Egleton NR on Lagoon IV also 2 Bittern, 3 Great Egret on Lagoon III
05/10/17 - Little Stint - Rutland Water NR - 2 in North Arm this afternoon. 
03/10/17 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - in North Arm early afternoon. 
03/10/17 - 10:55 - American Wigeon - ad/drk still at Egleton NR from Dublin Hide. 
02/10/17 - Great Egret - Rutland Water NR - 7 in roost again at Burley Fishponds.
02/10/17 - American Wigeon - Rutland Water NR - still on Lagoon IV 

Sightings Key
LN - Late News
LNY - Late News Yesterday
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 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
V/C - Visitor Centre