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Tuesday, 3 November 2009

River Trent from 17th to 20th September 2009

A four day trip down the Trent from Sawley to Newark had us passing a Red-crested pochard at very close quarters in the centre of Nottingham! Later, in the early evening we passed a Kingfisher on the bank (at some distance). On our return journey we came across a lone Common Sandpiper which allowed us to get quite close in our boat.
Red-crested Pochard (drake)
Kingfisher (male)
Great Crested Grebe (juvenile)
Black-headed Gull
Banded Agrion/Demoiselle (male)
Pied Wagtail
Common Sandpiper

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