Notts sightings for Mon 15th Apr (courtesy of Notts Birdwatchers)

April 16, 2013 in Other Notts Sightings by rssfeeds

  • Eakring Flash - 1 Osprey [circled low at 09:55 before heading north].
  • Penny Pasture - 2 Common Snipe, 1 Northern Wheatear [field to west], c.30 Linnet [field to north].
  • Kinoulton - 2 Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Wren, c.6 Yellowhammer, c.4 Reed Bunting, c.4 Skylark, Common Buzzard, Common Kestrel.
  • Clumber Park - Chiffchaff, Reed Bunting, 3 Common Swift.
  • Lady Bay - 8+ Bohemian Waxwing.
  • Gonalston - 3 Lesser Redpoll, 1 Blackcap, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Pied Wagtail, 3 Reed Bunting.
  • Skegby Trail - Blackbird, Song Thrush, Euroean Robin, 5 Fieldfare, Yellowhammer, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Skylark, 5 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, Blackcap [male], 3 Barn Swallow [north-west], Grey Partridge, Common Kingfisher.
  • Keyworth - 2 Reed Bunting [pair in garden].

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Notts sightings for Fri 12th Apr (courtesy of Notts Birdwatchers)

April 15, 2013 in Other Notts Sightings by rssfeeds

  • Kinoulton - Chiffchaff, 4 Common Snipe, c.4 Linnet, 2 Song Thrush, 3 Reed Bunting, Yellowhammer, Northern Lapwing.
  • Bennerley Marsh - 1 Goosander [female], 45 Eurasian Wigeon, 4 Gadwall, 30 Eurasian Teal, 70 European Golden Plover, 28 Northern Lapwing, 2 Grey Heron, 10 Chaffinch, 2 Bullfinch, 14 Goldfinch, 2 Lesser Redpoll, Song Thrush. Chat Corner: 70 Redwing, 50 Fieldfare, 1 Meadow Pipit, 5 Canada Goose [over], 2 Greylag Goose, 2 Gadwall, 8 Eurasian Teal, 2 Common Snipe, Common Kestrel.
  • Annesley Woodhouse - 25 Redwing, 6 Bullfinch, 1 Blackcap [male].
  • Mansfield Woodhouse - 2 Barn Swallow [north].
  • Holme Pierrepont - Skylarks Nature Reserve: 1 Green Woodpecker.
  • Lambley - 2 Raven [cronking - Catfoot Lane].
  • Hazleford Lock - 2 Barn Swallow, 10+ Sand Martin, 2 Chiffchaff.
  • Gedling - Barn Swallow [Arnold Lane].
  • Caythorpe - 1 Ring Ouzel [male], c.300 Redwing, c.170 Fieldfare.
  • Hoveringham Gravel Pits - 1 Black Redstart [female - sailing club track], 1 Yellow Wagtail, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Little Egret, 1 Northern Wheatear, 1 Arctic Tern, 2 Dunlin.
  • Colwick Woods - 10 Redwing [singing], 6 Common Goldeneye, 4 Sand Martin, 6 Barn Swallow.

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Notts sightings for Mon 8th Apr (courtesy of Notts Birdwatchers)

April 11, 2013 in Other Notts Sightings by rssfeeds

  • Sherwood Forest NNR - 16 Bohemian Waxwing [over].
  • Fountaindale - 2 Mandarin Duck [pair].
  • Hodsock Farm - c.100 Fieldfare, c.100 Redwing, 4 Common Buzzard, 4 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Greenfinch.
  • Skegby Trail - Red Kite [east].
  • Besthorpe NWT - Mons Pool: 1 Eurasian Curlew, 3 Common Redshank, 1 Common Snipe, 4 Sand Martin. Meering: 45 Eurasian Wigeon [adjacent river bank], 112 European Golden Plover [adjacent field to north], 2 Common Redshank.
  • Collingham Lakes - 48 Mute Swan, 2 Little Egret, 50+ Eurasian Wigeon, 8 Common Goldeneye, 2 Common Redshank.
  • Kilvington Lakes - 1 Little Egret, 25 Eurasian Wigeon, 5 Common Goldeneye.
  • Hoveringham - 3 House Martin, 1 Common Goldeneye, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Egret.
  • Gedling Pit Top - 10 Long-tailed Tit, 20+ Wren, 4 Blue Tit, 20+ Great Tit, 40+ European Robin, 20+ Chaffinch, 20+ Greenfinch, 7 Bullfinch, 50+ Goldfinch, Chiffchaff, 100+ Skylark, 10+ Dunnock, Pied Wagtail, 20+ Meadow Pipit, 20+ Blackbird, 6 Magpie, 20+ Carrion Crow, 20+ Rook, 7 Common Snipe, 7 Song Thursh, Common Pheasant, Woodcock, 3 Little Grebe, 3 Greylag Goose, 2 Eurasian Sparrowhawk 10+ Black-headed Gull, 3 Short-eared Owl, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Northern Shoveler 9 Moorhen, 4 Mallard, 6 Eurasian Teal, 1 Mute Swan, 2 Common Buzzard, 11 Coot, 40+ Woodpigeon, 6 Gadwall, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Northern Lapwing.
  • Attenborough Nature Reserve - 10+ Sand Martin, 1 Barn Swallow, 1 Goosander.
  • Netherfield Lagoons - 3 Barn Swallow, 1 Sand Martin, 1 Ringed Plover, Marsh Harrier [possible - distant].

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Notts sightings for Sat 6th Apr (courtesy of Notts Birdwatchers)

April 11, 2013 in Other Notts Sightings by rssfeeds

  • West Bridgford - 2 Blackcap [male and female at Abbey Park].
  • NWT Besthorpe - 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Common Goldeneye [pair], 2 Song Thrush [pair], Pied Wagtail, Yellowhammer, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, Eurasian Wigeon, Eurasian Teal 4 Reed Bunting [3 males, 1 female]. Mons Pool: 1 Little Egret, 5 Common Redshank, 1 White Wagtail [adjacent flooded field].
  • Collingham Lakes - 9 Common Goldeneye, 4 Common Redshank, 1 Green Sandpiper.
  • Budby Pumping Station - 2 Oystercatcher, 4 Common Shelduck, 2 Eurasian Sparrowhawk [pair], 3 Mandarin Duck [males], 6 Common Gull, 2 Common Snipe, 2 Grey Partridge.
  • Stoke Bardolph - 1 Little Egret.
  • RSPB Langford Lowfields - 4 Common Shelduck, 5 Northern Pintail [2 males, 3 females], c.70 Eurasian Teal, c.30 Eurasian Wigeon, 4 Northern Shoveler, 4 Common Goldeneye [1 male, 4 females], 3 Little Egret, 2 Water Rail [calling], 1 Oystercatcher, 20 Northern Lapwing, 2 Ringed Plover, 5 Common Snipe, 1 Eurasian Curlew, 5 Common Redshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Sand Martin.

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Notts sightings for Mon 8th Apr (courtesy of Notts Birdwatchers)

April 10, 2013 in Other Notts Sightings by rssfeeds

  • Budby South Forest - 16 Bohemian Waxwing [over].
  • Fountaindale - 2 Mandarin Duck [pair].
  • Hodsock Farm - c.100 Fieldfare, c.100 Redwing, 4 Common Buzzard, 4 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Greenfinch.
  • Skegby Trail - Red Kite [east].
  • Besthorpe NWT - Mons Pool: 1 Eurasian Curlew, 3 Common Redshank, 1 Common Snipe, 4 Sand Martin. Meering: 45 Eurasian Wigeon [adjacent river bank], 112 European Golden Plover [adjacent field to north], 2 Common Redshank.
  • Collingham Lakes - 48 Mute Swan, 2 Little Egret, 50+ Eurasian Wigeon, 8 Common Goldeneye, 2 Common Redshank.
  • Kilvington Lakes - 1 Little Egret, 25 Eurasian Wigeon, 5 Common Goldeneye.
  • Hoveringham - 3 House Martin, 1 Common Goldeneye, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Egret.
  • Gedling Pit Top - 10 Long-tailed Tit, 20+ Wren, 4 Blue Tit, 20+ Great Tit, 40+ European Robin, 20+ Chaffinch, 20+ Greenfinch, 7 Bullfinch, 50+ Goldfinch, Chiffchaff, 100+ Skylark, 10+ Dunnock, Pied Wagtail, 20+ Meadow Pipit, 20+ Blackbird, 6 Magpie, 20+ Carrion Crow, 20+ Rook, 7 Common Snipe, 7 Song Thursh, Common Pheasant, Woodcock, 3 Little Grebe, 3 Greylag Goose, 2 Eurasian Sparrowhawk 10+ Black-headed Gull, 3 Short-eared Owl, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Northern Shoveler 9 Moorhen, 4 Mallard, 6 Eurasian Teal, 1 Mute Swan, 2 Common Buzzard, 11 Coot, 40+ Woodpigeon, 6 Gadwall, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Northern Lapwing.
  • Attenborough Nature Reserve - 10+ Sand Martin, 1 Barn Swallow, 1 Goosander.
  • Netherfield Lagoons - 3 Barn Swallow, 1 Sand Martin, 1 Ringed Plover, Marsh Harrier [possible - distant].

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Notts sightings for Sat 6th Apr (courtesy of Notts Birdwatchers)

April 7, 2013 in Other Notts Sightings by rssfeeds

  • NWT Besthorpe - 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Common Goldeneye [pair], 2 Song Thrush [pair], Pied Wagtail, Yellowhammer, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, Eurasian Wigeon, Eurasian Teal 4 Reed Bunting [3 males, 1 female]. Mons Pool: 1 Little Egret, 5 Common Redshank, 1 White Wagtail [adjacent flooded field].
  • Collingham Lakes - 9 Common Goldeneye, 4 Common Redshank, 1 Green Sandpiper.
  • Budby Pumping Station - 2 Oystercatcher, 4 Common Shelduck, 2 Eurasian Sparrowhawk [pair], 3 Mandarin Duck [males], 6 Common Gull, 2 Common Snipe, 2 Grey Partridge.
  • Stoke Bardolph - 1 Little Egret.
  • RSPB Langford Lowfields - 4 Common Shelduck, 5 Northern Pintail [2 males, 3 females], c.70 Eurasian Teal, c.30 Eurasian Wigeon, 4 Northern Shoveler, 4 Common Goldeneye [1 male, 4 females], 3 Little Egret, 2 Water Rail [calling], 1 Oystercatcher, 20 Northern Lapwing, 2 Ringed Plover, 5 Common Snipe, 1 Eurasian Curlew, 5 Common Redshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Sand Martin.

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Notts sightings for Fri 5th Apr (courtesy of Notts Birdwatchers)

April 6, 2013 in Other Notts Sightings by rssfeeds

  • South Muskham Pits - 14 Common Goldeneye, 99 Eurasian Wigeon, 2 Common Snipe, 2 Oystercatcher.
  • Sherwood - Red Kite.
  • King's Mill Reservoir - 2 Kittiwake [adults].
  • Beeston - Canal: 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Tufted Duck, 40+ Fieldfare.
  • Attenborough Nature Reserve - Swallow, Sand Martin, Chiffchaff, 2 Oystercatcher [mating].

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Notts sightings for Wed 3rd Apr (courtesy of Notts Birdwatchers)

April 5, 2013 in Other Notts Sightings by rssfeeds

  • Attenborough Nature Reserve - 1 Bittern [15:45 at Clifton Pond reedbeds].
  • Worksop - Bohemian Waxwing.
  • Clifton - Bohemian Waxwing.
  • Misson - Black Redstart.
  • Cotham Flash - Glaucous Gull.
  • Collingham Lakes - 9 Common Goldeneye, 4 Ringed Plover, 2 Green Sandpiper.
  • Kilvington Lakes - 5 Common Goldeneye, 2 Goosander, 1 Dunlin, 4 Jack Snipe, 5 Common Snipe.
  • Scarrington - 4 Whooper Swan [adults in field south of village]. Flew towards A46 at 09:30].

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Notts sightings for Wed 3rd Apr (courtesy of Notts Birdwatchers)

April 3, 2013 in Other Notts Sightings by rssfeeds

  • Worksop - Bohemian Waxwing.
  • Clifton - Bohemian Waxwing.
  • Misson - Black Redstart.
  • Cotham Flash - Glaucous Gull.
  • Collingham Lakes - 9 Common Goldeneye, 4 Ringed Plover, 2 Green Sandpiper.
  • Kilvington Lakes - 5 Common Goldeneye, 2 Goosander, 1 Dunlin, 4 Jack Snipe, 5 Common Snipe.
  • Scarrington - 4 Whooper Swan [adults in field south of village]. Flew towards A46 at 09:30].

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Notts sightings for Fri 29th Mar (courtesy of Notts Birdwatchers)

March 30, 2013 in Other Notts Sightings by rssfeeds

  • Collingham Lakes - 7 Whooper Swan [with Mute Swans between Ferry Farm Lake and River Trent], c.20 Common Goldeneye, 2 Goosander, 2 Ringed Plover [Ferry Lane Lake].
  • Grove Farm - Pheasant [male], Common Buzzard [soaring].
  • Newark - 1 Blackcap [Newton Street - female feeding on fat ball feeder].
  • Bennerley Marsh - 18 European Golden Plover, 25 Northern Lapwing, 72 Eurasian Wigeon, 25 Eurasian Teal, 2 Gadwall, 2 Goosander [m and female over], 160 Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, Grey Heron, 22 Redwing, 14 Pied Wagtail. Common Buzzard. Chat Corner: 7 Common Snipe, 3 Grey Partridge, Meadow Pipit.
  • Worksop - 20 Bohemian Waxwing [12:50 - east end of Babbage Way], 4 Mandarin Ducks [Welbeck feeder station 18:00], 4+ Brambling [13:40 - Priory vicinity].

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