Mapperley Sightings

January 31, 2012 in Sightings by Bennerley

Mapperley Reservoir. 16 Canada Goose, 8 Goosander, 30 Tufted Duck, 6 Great Crested Grebe, Jay. Mapperley Wood. Great Spotted Woodpecker, Song Thrush.

Notts sightings for Fri 27th Jan (courtesy of Notts Birdwatchers)

January 30, 2012 in Other Notts Sightings by rssfeeds

  • Hoveringham - Merlin [on track to Sailing Lake], Green Sandpiper, Common Redshank, Oystercatcher, Barn Owl [16:45 by smaller Railway Lake], 9 Goosander.
  • Cresswell - Common Kestrel.
  • Welbeck Lake - 2 Grey Heron, Common Buzzard, Great Crested Grebe, 3 Common Shelduck, Eurasian Nuthatch, Chaffinch, Blue Tit, Eurasian Robin.
  • Clumber Park - 3 Stock Dove, Common Buzzard, Eurasian Robin, Mandarin Duck, Treecreeper, Chaffinch, 6 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, 4 Mallard,8 Canada Goose.

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Notts sightings for Sat 28th Jan (courtesy of Notts Birdwatchers)

January 30, 2012 in Other Notts Sightings by rssfeeds

  • Rufford - 10 Goosander, 2 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Treecreeper, 10 Eurasian Nuthatch, 30+ Long-tailed Tit.
  • Budby Common - Stonechat.
  • Wollaton Park - Goldcrest, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Siskin [female].
  • Bingham - Little Egret [field north of industrial estate].
  • Bentinck Void - Jack Snipe.
  • Holme Pierrepont - 2 Smew [Blott's Pit].
  • Attenborough Nature Reserve - 1 Greater Scaup [female still present on Church Pond], 1 Smew [female on Main Pond, showing well at times, often with Mallards].

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Notts sightings for Sun 29th Jan (courtesy of Notts Birdwatchers)

January 30, 2012 in Other Notts Sightings by rssfeeds

  • ClumberPark - Grey Wagtail, 3 Mandarin Duck, Willow Tit, Marsh Tit.
  • Lenton - Grey Partridge [sitting on car in residential area].
  • Hoveringham - Railway Lakes: 6 Little Egret, 250+ Eurasian Wigeon [mostly on grass south of lake].
  • Colwick Country Park - 4 Red-crested Pochard [3 drakes], Black Swan, Mandarin Duck [drake].
  • Holme Pierrepont - Blott's Pit: 2 Smew [drake & Redhead], 2 Common Kingfisher, 1 Common Redshank, 1 Treecreeper.
  • Pinxton - 200+ Pink-footed Goose.
  • Stapleford - 1 Bohemian Waxwing [Pasture Road between number 260 and Deborah Williams' Hair Studio], Grey Wagtail.

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Notts sightings for Mon 30th Jan (courtesy of Notts Birdwatchers)

January 30, 2012 in Other Notts Sightings by rssfeeds

  • Hucknall - 6 Lesser Redpoll [garden].

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erewash meadows

January 30, 2012 in Latest Patch Sightings by colin penny

water level dropping on the southern end, no sign of any gadwall’s or the shelduck’s. following birds seen,

great tit,teal(12),greylag(47 in the field’s on the far side),mallard(30),wigeon(80+),robin,blackbird,grey heron(2),cormorant,wood pigeon,jay,black headed gull,great spotted woodpecker,blue tit,chaffinch(signing),lapwing(65),magpie, and reed bunting.

a nice morning’s walk followed by a bacon cob in the fiherman’s cafe, before work this afternoon.

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by MaggieC

Garden Birdwatch

January 29, 2012 in Latest Patch Sightings by MaggieC

Glad to say I had a good count this morning.  As well as my usual subjects, two Greenfinches which I haven’t seen for a couple of months decided to turn up as well.  The bird grapevine was obviously working.

yes found one !

January 29, 2012 in Latest Patch Sightings by colin penny

walk from langley to shipley boat along the canal, and back via north marsh. Finally spotted a kingfisher by the foot bridge over the erewash below the sewage work’s.

also seen were,wood pigeon,goldfinch,magpie,robin,blackbird,great tit,collared dove,crow,black headed gull,dunnock,mallard,mute swan,moorhen,coot,goldcrest,long tailed tit,pied wagtail,redwing,fieldfare,wren,kestrel,jackdaw,blue tit, and kingfisher.

Notts sightings for Sat 21st Jan (courtesy of Notts Birdwatchers)

January 29, 2012 in Other Notts Sightings by rssfeeds

  • Gringley Carr - Hen Harrier [female low over farmland from river bank].
  • Gedling Pit - 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 Common Buzzard, 40 Goldfinch, 60 Redwing, 1 Common Kestrel.

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Notts sightings for Fri 27th Jan (courtesy of Notts Birdwatchers)

January 29, 2012 in Other Notts Sightings by rssfeeds

  • Cresswell - Common Kestrel.
  • Welbeck Lake - 2 Grey Heron, Common Buzzard, Great Crested Grebe, 3 Common Shelduck, Eurasian Nuthatch, Chaffinch, Blue Tit, Eurasian Robin.
  • Clumber Park - 3 Stock Dove, Common Buzzard, Eurasian Robin, Mandarin Duck, Treecreeper, Chaffinch, 6 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, 4 Mallard,8 Canada Goose.

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