A trip out to Rutland Water, Leicestershire with Bob & Mark spending a pleasant day ambling from one hide to the other. Highlights were Ruff, 500 Golden Plover, Snipe, Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, 2 Black-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe, 10 Little Egret, Water Rail, 7 Pintail, juv Stonechat, 20+ Egyptian Goose, Shelduck and 8 Swallow.
Details of the train coming through Rugby on Saturday
Number 46233 Duchess of Sutherland leaving Euston, London 08:06 arriving at Rugby 10:01 leaving 10:20 on its way to Chester via the Trent Valley line. Unfortunately the return will arrive at Rugby 18:58 and depart 19:00 so might be too dark for pictures unless your looking for atmospheric ones.