Jan 12--Hoary-headed Grebe at Elterwater

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Re: Jan 12--Hoary-headed Grebe at Elterwater

Postby Allanm » Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:33 pm

At least 4 Hoary-headed,1 Dabchick, and at least 10 Great crested grebes seen from the platform, today.
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Re: Jan 12--Hoary-headed Grebe at Elterwater

Postby ledzep » Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:23 pm

Two Hoary-headed Grebe right beside the platform today, and one Crested Grebe nearby. I could just make out another 3 Crested Grebe way out in the lake (south of the platform).
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Re: Jan 12--Hoary-headed Grebe at Elterwater

Postby Olwen » Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:15 am

I was delighted to see 1 hoary-headed grebe at Lake Elterwater today.
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Re: Jan 12--Hoary-headed Grebe at Elterwater

Postby Les Feasey » Wed Sep 26, 2018 9:57 am

Sorry for the late post, but a single Hoary-headed Grebe and four Great Crested Grebe were at Lake Elterwater on 17-18 September.
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Re: Jan 12--Hoary-headed Grebe at Elterwater

Postby David Riddell » Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:10 pm

Stopped at Elterwater this morning. Spotted a crested grebe on the far side of the lake almost immediately, and a young hoary head cruised by very close after about half an hour. It then disappeared among the dead trees left of the lookout and played hide and seek for a while, until an older bird turned up further out in the middle of the lake. Never did manage a photo but happy to see them.
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Re: Jan 12--Hoary-headed Grebe at Elterwater

Postby sav » Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:12 pm

Just one HHGrebe this afternoon.

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Re: Jan 12--Hoary-headed Grebe at Elterwater

Postby Alan Tennyson » Tue Sep 03, 2019 4:37 pm

5 hoary-headeds & 2 crested grebes present on 1 Sept 2019.
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Re: Jan 12--Hoary-headed Grebe at Elterwater

Postby wazzagonewild » Mon Oct 28, 2019 8:11 pm

The highlight of a brief visit to Elterwater today was two hoary-headed grebes with a grebeling(?), so they're breeding again. Also a pair of crested grebes and lots of shovelers in the open water, but couldn't pick out a northern.

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