Sightings for August 2009

Monday 31st Aug 2009
Greenshank (Tween Pond), Curlew (Flew over Reserve)

Sunday 30th Aug 2009
Ruddy Shelduck, 3 Linnet (Erewash Outflow), 200+ Barn Swallow, 100+ House Martin, 100+ Sand Martin (Coneries Pond)

Saturday 29th Aug 2009
Little Gull (Coneries Pond)

Friday 28th Aug 2009
Osprey (along River Trent), Ruddy Shelduck (Coneries Pond), Hobby (near church), Little Grebe, Common Buzzard, Whinchat (Wheatear Field), Common Snipe (Clifton Pit), Common Greenshank (Tween Pond).

Thursday 27th Aug 2009
4 Greenshank, 1 Turnstone (Clifton Pond)

Wednesday 26th Aug 2009
Mediterranean Gull (Clifton Pond)

Tuesday 25th Aug 2009
Ruddy Shelduck (Tween Pond), Common Kingfisher (on posts in front of Kingfisher Hide), Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Moorhen, Coot, Mallard, Gadwall, Grey Heron, Northern Lapwing, Tufted Duck, Common Pochard, Red-crested Pochard, Water Rail (heard in front of new hide).

Friday 21st Aug 2009
2 x Common Sandpiper (Coneries Pond - near Nature Centre), Speckled bush-cricket (River Path)

Tuesday 18th Aug 2009
Weasel (Church Pond), Large White 20, Small White 10, Green-veined White 10, Small Copper 2 (Church Pond), Brown Argus (Church Pond), Common Blue Butterfly ~30, Painted Lady 8, Small Tortoiseshell 5, Peacock 5, Comma 2, Speckled Wood ~30, Gatekeeper 8, Meadow Brown (Corbett's Meadow) Common Blue Damselfly ~40, Blue-tailed Damselfly ~10, Common Darter ~15

Sunday 16th Aug 2009
2 x Common Sandpiper (Coneries Pond - Erewash outflow)

Thursday 13th Aug 2009
Common Sandpiper (Clifton Pit), Jay.

Wednesday 12th Aug 2009
Ring-Necked Parakeet (River Path)

Tuesday 11th Aug 2009
2 Yellow Legged Gull, 4 Common Snipe, Kingfisher (from Tower Hide).

Saturday 8th Aug 2009
Marsh Harrier (Main Pond), 2 Common Sandpiper (Coneries Pond), Common Redshank, 3 Common Buzzard, Kingfisher, Little Egret.

Friday 7th Aug 2009
Common Redstart [Immature female] (Baron Lane).

Thursday 6th Aug 2009
2 Juv Black Tern (Clifton Pond), Common Redshank (Wheatear Field).

Wednesday 5th Aug 2009
8 x Little Egret (Clifton Pond)

Tuesday 4th Aug 2009
8 Whimbrel (Over Clifton Pond), 4 Turnstone, Common Sandpiper, Common Redshank (Clifton Pond), 2 Hobby (Coneries Pond).

Sunday 2nd Aug 2009
Black-Tailed Godwit, Little Egret, Oystercatcher, Redshank, Common Sandpiper, Red-Crested Pochard, Kingfisher, Common Buzzard, Hobby, Sparrowhawk, Lesser Black-Backed, Yellow-Legged Gull.

Saturday 1st Aug 2009
1 Grasshopper Warbler (1 reeling after the rain), 15 Common Tern, and Church, Marsh Harrier (low to north-east over Barton Lane and on downstream over Main Pond around 17:00), 1 Little Egret (in trees with Cormorants on Coneries). Clifton Pond: Mediterranean Gull (juvenile), 2 Little Egret (2 feeding in reedbed), Common Sandpiper4 Northern Shoveler, 2 Common Pochard, 8 Eurasian Teal.

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