Sightings for November 2007

Saturday 24th Nov 2007
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Jay

Saturday 17th Nov 2007
Bittern [flew in from right and landed in reeds opposite Delta hide at 12:20], Jay, 2 Goosander [Works Pond], 2 Common Goldeneye [male on Clifton Pond and another on main pond].

Friday 16th Nov 2007
2 Bittern [roosting at front of reedbed 60m apart, one to left of, and one well to the right of the hide till dark at 16:45].

Monday 12th Nov 2007
31 Tree Sparrow [seen leaving roost site], 3 Water Rail [calling continuously on Holme Pit just prior to first light]. Erewash Field: Common Buzzard, 4 Stonechat. Sailing Pit: Lesser Black-backed Gull, Yellow-Legged Gull. Cifton Pit: Merlin [female], Common Snipe. Main Pit: 3 Goosander. Delta: Bittern [17:05], Woodcock, Water Rail.

Sunday 11th Nov 2007
Bittern [Flushed by Heron from Delta Reed-bed].

Friday 9th Nov 2007
Goosander [Works Pit], 2 x Treecreeper, 2 x Snipe [Clifton Pit], 5 Goosander [1 adult male, 1 immature/eclipse male & 3 females - Clifton Pit], 13 Little Grebe [12 Church Pond, 1 Coneries Lake].

Tuesday 6th Nov 2007
15 x Snipe [Clifton pit].

Monday 5th Nov 2007
1 Bittern [roosting from 16:45 onwards in front of Delta hide], 45 Eurasian Wigeon, 2 Woodcock [flew out at dusk towards Clifton fields to feed from Delta woods].


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