Saturday 4th Feb 2006
c 3:00p.m, there is now 2 Female Smew on the Tween pond, along with fantastic views of the Bittern in the Delta area 3 female Scaup still on the main pond and a shelduck on Clifton pond, 14 Common Snipe [Clifton pit], 2 Shelduck [1 at Works pit and 1 at Clifton pit], 1 Lesser black backed Gull [Clifton pit]. Attenborough [Erewash Field] - Short eared Owl, Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaffs. Attenborough NR - 14 Goosander, Red crested Pochard [fem.], Bittern [Delta 12:45] & one dropped in @ 17:15, Water Rail, female Smew [Delta c1000], Shelduck [Works Pit].
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