They all look like moulting adults, so could be failed breeders for one of the populations to the north or south of Derbyshire.
|Northern Marsh Orchid with close-up lower petal insert|
|Heath Spotted Orchid with close-up lower petal insert|
|hybrid Northern Marsh x Heath Spotted Orchid with unmarked leaves|
|hybrid Northern Marsh x Heath Spotted Orchid|
|Morophaga choragella © Simon Roddis|
|NBN Atlas records of Morophaga choragella|
|Mandarin female with young|
|Grass Rivulets typical example at the top and a dark barred individual below|
|Turtle Dove - male, in the lower photo it is giving its distinctive purring call|
|Little Ringed Plover|
The photo shows well the yellow eye ring which is one of the features which distinguishes it from its larger cousin the Ringed Plover.
Last weekend a moulting drake Gadwall was on the pool which is now home to around a dozen moulting Mandarin and 3 families of Mallard.
|Gadwall - moulting male|
|Whitethroat - arriving back a little later this year|