Sightings for December 2006

Saturday 30th Dec 2006
16 Goosander [Main & Works Pits], 2 Buzzards, 49 Shoveler [Church Pond], Western Yellow-Legged Gull [Sailing Pit], 10 Wigeon [Delta-over], 22 Tree Sparrows [feeders].

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].

Sunday 24th Dec 2006
35 Goosanders (Main pit and Works Pit), Goldcrest, male Goldeneye (Main pond), Shelduck (Works Pond).

Saturday 23rd Dec 2006
Bittern x2 [delta], Goosander x46 [works/main pond], chiffchaff.

Sunday 17th Dec 2006
Opposite Delta Hide - Bittern, 2 Redpoll. Delta Gate - Green Woodpecker, Greater Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Willow Tits, Marsh Tit. Main Pond - 24 Goosander. Wet Marsh - 2 Goldcrests. Clifton Pit - 2 Buzzards, 30 Golden Plover. Delta - 6 Dabchicks, Water Rail, 8 Wigeon.

Friday 15th Dec 2006
Bittern - 1 roosting in reeds opposite Delta Hide

Saturday 9th Dec 2006
Female Hen Harrier (Erewash Field), Works/Main Pond: 22 Goosander, 2 Goldeneyes; 'Tween Pond: 2 Grey Wagtails; Church Pond: 90 Shovelers; Delta: Water Rail, 5 Wigeon.

Monday 4th Dec 2006
33 Goosanders (Works pit and Main pond), 3 Goldeneye (Main Pond), female Sparrowhawk (Delta wood).

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