Covenham Reservoir 01/01/13

Highlights from an afternoon visit to Covenham - the wintering Black Redstart & Sanderling still present, 76 Goldeneye, 24 Wigeon, 2 Med Gulls (1w & 2w), Common Buzzard, Barn Owl & 25 Fieldfare.

Great Northern Diver (juvenile) 31/12/12

The very confiding bird at Ashbyville Lake, Scunthorpe

Anglers Country Park 23/12/12

 Wigeon comparison (from left to right) - Drake Eurasian Wigeon, female Eurasian Wigeon, Drake American Wigeon

Drake Goosander - 36 of these fine sawbills were on the country park lake, with a further 15 next door on Wintersett Reservoir