Sightings for April 2007

Saturday 28th Apr 2007
Works Pit: 2 Shelduck. Main Pond: 9 Common Tern. Arctic Tern. Barton Side: 3 Common Buzzard, Red Tailed Hawk [all up together], 2 Common Buzzard [slightly further west]. Coneries: Arctic Tern, Curlew [ploughed field across river], Oystercatcher [over & west]. River Erewash/East Bank: Garden Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler, 7 Common Whitethroat, 5 Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff.

Friday 27th Apr 2007
Arctic Tern [main pond].

Thursday 26th Apr 2007
2 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Egyptian Goose, Oystercatcher, Blackcap, Sedge Warbler.

Saturday 21st Apr 2007
2 Chiffchaff, 8 Blackcap, Grasshopper Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Spotted Crake [showed for 1 minute in left hand corner of works pit at 10:55am], Pintail [pair on Coneries], 2 Northern Wheatear, 2 Whinchat [males in sheepfield near the flash], 6 Reed Warbler, 5 Common Swift, 1 Goldeneye. Main Pit: 8 Common Tern, 1 Goosander [male with injured wing]. Erewash Field: 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Garden Warbler, Sedge Warbler. Sailing Pit: 2 Oystercatcher, Common Sandpiper, 3 Common Tern, 2 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin. Church Pond: 14 Common Tern [platform]. Wheatear Field Scrape: 5 Lapwing.

Friday 20th Apr 2007
Spotted Crake, 1 Dunlin [Tween Pond], Grasshopper Warbler [Erewash Field].

Wednesday 18th Apr 2007
Little Gull, Grasshopper Warbler [Erewash Field - visible and reeling at the same time].

Tuesday 17th Apr 2007
Grasshopper Warbler [showing well near the path - Erewash Field], c.30 Linnet, 2 Shelduck, Reed Warbler, Reed Bunting, Kingfisher, 2 Common Buzzard.

Monday 16th Apr 2007
Works Pit: 2 Shelduck, 3 Teal. Main Pit: 8 Common Tern, Pochard [male]. Erewash Field: 5 Skylark, 5 Meadow Pipit, Snipe, Grasshopper Warbler. Sailing Pit: 3 Common Tern, Common Sandpiper, 27 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow.

Sunday 15th Apr 2007
Lesser Whitethroat, Garden Warbler [several], 2 Shelduck, 7 Common Tern.

Saturday 14th Apr 2007
6 Common Tern, 4 Egyptian Goose, Shoveler, Teal, Gadwall, Lapwing, Tree Sparrow.

Wednesday 11th Apr 2007
2 Goldeneye, Common Buzzard, 2 Shelduck, Swallow, Willow Warbler, 2 Sand Martin, 3 Little Grebe, Reed Bunting

Sunday 8th Apr 2007
Northern Wheatear, 4 Sand Martin, 6 Blackcap, 6 Chiffchaff.

Friday 6th Apr 2007
10 Goldeneye, 4 Shelduck, Treecreeper, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Common Buzzard, Blackcap [several singing].

Sunday 1st Apr 2007
Delta: 1 Cetti's Warbler, 2 Lesser-spotted Woodpecker, 1 Woodcock, 5 Chiffchaff.


Nature Reserves in Nottinghamshire