Sightings for October 2006

Monday 30th Oct 2006
Goldeneye(5), Snipe(5), Common Gull(6), Red-crested Pochard (tween), Ring-tail Hen Harrier over Clifton at 2.20p.m drifted off high down river towards Beeston.

Saturday 28th Oct 2006
Buzzard [Barton side], Little Egret [Trent-Side - over East to West], Snipe [Clifton Pit], Western Yellow-Legged Gull, Grey Wagtail [Sailing Pit], 5 Meadow Pipits, 3 Stonechats [2 males & 1 female - Erewash Field] + Wet Marsh, PM. Little Egret [feeding], 5 Redwing [over] + Macaw [big & noisy]. Red Crested Pochard, Common Gull, Grey Wagtail, Chiffchaff, buzzard

Sunday 22nd Oct 2006
Little Egret (Clifton Pit)

Thursday 19th Oct 2006
Attenborough - Goldeneye (clifton pit), Grey wagtail, Common Gull

Saturday 14th Oct 2006
Attenborough - Red tailed Hawk, Large blue/green macaw, Gadwall x 38 (Delta)

Friday 13th Oct 2006
Attenborough - Delta: Bittern [flew from hide to gap in reed bed, viewed from bund] also 4 Wigeon, Wet Marsh: Water Rail, Clifton Pit: 10 Tree Sparrows, Chiffchaff, Erewash Field: 4 Meadow Pipits, 2 Stonechats (1 seen & 1 heard)

Thursday 12th Oct 2006
Attenborough - Green Sandpiper, 68 Redwing, 3 Siskin, 2 Lesser redpoll, Yellowhammer, Black Swan

Sunday 8th Oct 2006
Attenborough - Little Stint[still on clifton pit till 18.00],common sandpiper,lecoustic black headed gull,and green wing tagged[YZ]bird,also a returning bird.

Saturday 7th Oct 2006
Attenborough - Little Stint,Little Egret x3,Snipe x3,Lecoustic Black Headed Gull[all clifton pit].

Friday 6th Oct 2006
Attenborough - Little Egret,Common Sandpiper,Snipe x3,House Martin x12[all clifton pit],Grey Wagtail.

Wednesday 4th Oct 2006
Attenborough - 2 Little Egrets [Clifton Pit], Chiffchaff [Works Pit]

Tuesday 3rd Oct 2006
Attenborough - 2 Little Egrets, Common Sandpiper [Both Clifton Pit], Willow Tit, 2 Buzzards, 3 Little Grebes, 4 Snipe


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