Tuesday 30th Dec 2008
Common Kestrel, Wren, 5 Blackbird, Grey Heron, 12 Tufted Duck, 4 Goosander [Works Pond], 10 Common Pochard, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Cormarant, 2 Robin, 10 Carrion Crow, c.500 Jackdaw, c.1000 Rook, c.100 Black-headed Gull, 6 Coot, 4 Mallard, 10 Northern Shoveler, 5 Gadwall, 12 Eurasian Wigeon, 5 Mute Swan, 2 Woodcock [both Roding in front of Delta hide], Bittern [Delta, roosting].Monday 29th December - c.30 Bohemian Waxwing [A6005/Barratt Lane area — feeding on rowan berries. This flock is mobile betwen Attenborough and Chilwell].
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