Another day of wildlife watching and another part of Derbyshire starting at the confluence of the
RIVER TRENT (foreground) and RIVER DOVE
'Year Tick' (*) in the shape of
GOOSANDER (with young)
are also here in good numbers as are Sand and House Martin,
with the odd Green and Great Spotted Woodpecker.
With little else to keep us there it was off to
LITTLE RINGED PLOVER,
we had also recorded Cuckoo, Sedge Warbler, Gadwall,
Water Rail* along with c3 Redshank.
a creche and a Cape Barren Goose which unfortunately, which
despite being an escaped bird, we did not manage to locate.
sightings all being Insects.
This evening we went to another Comedy bash in Derby City Centre with 14 'turns' ranging from outstanding to the 'aw-cor-blimy! The whole event was helped along by a few visits to the beer bar and the company of our ex-Police Chief mate Glen Wicks - good to see you again pal.