Thursday 28th Dec 2006
Siskin[north path], Golden plover c120 over, water rai[ clifton pit], shelduck[works pond], Goosander x37 [works pond], snipe x2 [works pond]. Late afternoon, Goosander:- 47 together on Works Pit (possibly a few more on Main Pond as well), Bittern:- 1 to roost to in reeds to left of delta hide at 4PM. Works Pit: Shelduck, 39 Goosander, 50 Lapwing; Wet Meadow: Goldcrest, Tree Creeper; Clifton Pit: 210 Lapwing [high,over & east]; Erewash Field:12 Meadow Pipits, 5 Stonechats; Delta: Bittern [16:40].
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