Sightings for May 2007

Thursday 31st May 2007
Jay, 2 Common Buzzard, Lesser Whitethroat, 75 Sand Martin, 1 Common Gull, 2 Redshank, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Common Buzzard.

Friday 25th May 2007
Erewash Field: 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Grasshopper Warbler. Sailing Pit: Oystercatcher. Tween Pond Scrape: Pochard [male], Teal [male]. Tween Pond: Wigeon [male]. Clifton Pit: Common Buzzard [Barton side], 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, 17 Tree Sparrow.

Wednesday 23rd May 2007
2 Northern Wheatear, Sedge Warbler, Shelduck, 1 Garden Warbler, Jay, Yellow Wagtail.

Wednesday 16th May 2007
2 Whimbrel [circled Tween pond at 10:10 before departing west].

Monday 14th May 2007
Northern Wheatear, Whinchat.

Sunday 13th May 2007
Sedge Warbler, Garden Warbler, Blackcap, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Common Whitethroat, Shelduck, 4 Egyptian Goose, Common Tern, Oystercatcher.

Saturday 12th May 2007
Works Pond: 2 Shelduck. Tween Pond Scrape: 2 Shelduck, 2 Dunlin, Erewash Field: 2 Meadow Pipit, 3 Skylark, Grasshopper Warbler. Clifton Pit: 2 Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, 14 Gadwall.

Friday 11th May 2007
200+ Swift, 1 Cuckoo [singing opposite Delta Hide], 1 Whimbrel, [calling. Flew NW across Church Pond and towards Stapleford at 18:00]. Tween Pond Scrape:2 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 3 Teal.

Wednesday 9th May 2007
3 Common Buzzard, 2 Shelduck, Kingfisher.

Monday 7th May 2007
2 Garden Warbler, Common Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat, Sedge Warbler, Hobby, Common Swift [lots]. Tween Pond Scrape: 1 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper.

Saturday 5th May 2007
3 Sandwich Tern [sailing lake]. New Workings: Artic Tern, Whinchat [female], Willow Warbler Erewash Field: 4 Grasshopper Warbler, 7 Common Whitethroat, Chiffchaff, 2 Garden Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap, 5 Skylark, Meadow Pipit. Sailing Pit: Oystercatcher. Church Pond:16 Common Tern. Works Pit: Goosander [male]. Main Pond: Shoveler [male]. Wheatear Field Scrapes: 2 Common Sandpiper, Yellow Wagtail, Pochard [male], 3 Teal.

Friday 4th May 2007
1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Shelduck, 2 Lapwings [Works Pond], 1 Common Buzzard [over railway line flying North East], 1 Kestrel [Beeston Meadow], Common Crane [flew NE low over Clifton Pit at 20:20. Flew down the valley on the south side, under Burrows Farm. Eventually lost to view as it flew beyond the trees on Barton Island].

Thursday 3rd May 2007
Black-tailed Godwit, Shelduck, Little Grebe.


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