Sightings for September 2005

Friday 30th Sep 2005
[Tween Pond] - Red crested Pochard [female]. [Erewash Field] - 18 Meadow Pipits. [Clifton Pit] - 2 Snipe, 5 Dunlin, Green Sandpiper, Ruff, Common Buzzard, Swallow [se.]

Sunday 25th Sep 2005
Attenborough - Female Goldeneye [Barton Island at 0930am], Peregrine [South of River at 1.00PM], 3 Buzzards, 2 Ruff [Clifton Pit], 4 Dunlin [Overflying], Snipe {Works pit], female Red crested Pochard [Church Pond], Jay [Delta Wood]

Saturday 24th Sep 2005
Attenborough NR - Ruff, Dunlin, 3 Snipe, 3 Yellow Legged Gull, Adult on buoy near visitor centre, Buzzard [4 South of river] 3 Dunlin, 2 knot, Ruff, 5 Snipe, 3 Common Buzzard, Hobby [Coneries], Western Yellow-Legged Gull [Coneries], Red crested Pochard[female - on Church Pond] + Garden Warbler, Marsh Tit + Speckled Wood, Small Copper, Red Admiral, Comma + Migrant Hawkers & Common Darters...

Thursday 22nd Sep 2005
Attenborough - Ruff, 8 Snipe, Dunlin all on Clifton Pit.

Wednesday 21st Sep 2005
Attenborough - Ruff (Tween Pond and then flew to Clifton Pit), 2 Sand Martins, 5 Tree Sparrows (Barton Island), c35 Goldfinches [Wheatear Field]

Monday 19th Sep 2005
Attenborough - Reed Warbler, Willow Warbler, 8+ Chiffchaffs, Blackcap, Nuthatch [in Village], a few House Martins.

Sunday 18th Sep 2005
Attenborough - Clifton Pit; Ruff x 1, Dunlin x 1, Snipe x 4, Buzzard x 3 S of river, Wigeon x 5, Greylag Goose c80 moving west

Saturday 17th Sep 2005
Attenborough - Chiffchaffs [6], Willow Warbler [1], Blackcap [4], Common Whitethroat [1], Yellow leg Gull [Coneries], Treecreeper, Sparrowhawk, Jay plus a few Swallows and House Martins.

Friday 16th Sep 2005
Attenborough - 3 Little Egrets [Clifton Pit], 4 Wigeon [New Workings], Arctic Tern [juv.], 272 House Martins, 64 Swallow [moving mainly sw.], + Speckled Wood, 2 Red Admiral, Small Copper + Migrant Hawkers, Common Darters, Ruddy Darter[near Delta Gate].

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