Sightings for October 2009

Saturday 31st Oct 2009
5 Little Grebe, Black-tailed Godwit (still on Wet Marsh), 2 Common Snipe, 3 Common Buzzard, Eurasian Teal, Northern Shoveler, Eurasian Wigeon (throughout Reserve).

Thursday 29th Oct 2009
1 Water Rail (on Wet Marsh), 1 Bittern (from Delta Hide, in to roost at 17:00).

Wednesday 28th Oct 2009
Bittern (Delta Reedbed), Cetti's Warbler (Church Pond), 2 Whooper Swan (Coneries Pond), Goosander (3 Female - Works Pond), Red Admiral, Comma, Small Copper Butterflies, Brown Hawker Dragonfly.

Monday 26th Oct 2009
2 Whooper Swan (Over Clifton Pond - flying South)

Saturday 24th Oct 2009
Bittern (Delta Reedbed), 2 Water Rail, Black-Tailed Godwit (Wet Marsh), Ruddy Shelduck, 7 Red-Crested Pochard (Church Pond), Treecreeper, Cetti's Warbler (near Bund), Coneries Pond: Yellow-legged Gull, Tween Pond: Common Shelduck, 15 Eurasian Teal, Works Pit: Water Rail [preening in the open], 26 Eurasian Teal, Wet Marsh: Black-tailed Godwit, 26 Eurasian Teal, Clifton Pond: Jack Snipe, 3 Common Snipe, 20 Eurasian Wigeon, 18 Northern Shoveler, Herring Gull, 2 Common Gull, 8 Egyptian Goose (over), Common Buzzard, Red-tailed Hawk.

Friday 23rd Oct 2009
3 Weasel (River Path - nr Main Pond Outflow), Black-tailed Godwit (Wet Marsh), Chiffchaff, Common Shelduck (Tween Pond)

Thursday 22nd Oct 2009
Bittern (Delta hide) 11am

Monday 19th Oct 2009
Goosander, 2 Goldeneye (Clifton Pond), Cetti's Warbler (North Path)

Sunday 18th Oct 2009
8 Common Snipe, 4 Golden Plover, Water Rail, 2 Sparrowhawk (female), Common Goldeneye (all Clifton Pond), Raven (over Main Pond), Black-Tailed Godwit, Water Rail (Wet Marsh).

Friday 16th Oct 2009
Arctic Tern (Adult + Juvenile on Church Pond), Jack Snipe(Clifton Pond), Water Rail (Wet Marsh)

Wednesday 14th Oct 2009
Jack Snipe (Clifton Pond - From Tower Hide), 4 Fieldfare (Over Church Pond), Jay (Delta), Blackcap (Female - Barton Lane), Cetti's Warbler (The Bund)

Tuesday 13th Oct 2009
25 Redwing, 36 Golden Plover, 54 Wigeon, Jay

Sunday 11th Oct 2009
6 Common Buzzard (over Branshill Woods), Clifton Pond: 1 Black-tailed Godwit, Common Kingfisher, 17 Golden Plover (briefly in the afternoon), Common Snipe, Northern Shoveler, Eurasian Wigeon, Eurasian Teal, Gadwall, Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Goldeneye (female). Visitor Centre: 4 Red-crested Pochard, Common Shelduck, 1 Ruddy Shelduck.

Saturday 10th Oct 2009
6 Little Egret (Wet Marsh), Mandarin Duck (Male on River Trent), Black-Tailed Godwit, Skylark, Meadow Pipit (Wheatear Field)

Friday 9th Oct 2009
2 Little Egret, Common Snipe, Goldeneye, 8 Common Redpoll (Clifton Pond), c20 Golden Plover (Barton in Fabis), Ruddy Shelduck, Water Rail (Wet Marsh)

Wednesday 7th Oct 2009
Jack Snipe (Clifton Pond), 2 Kingfisher, Ruddy Shelduck

Tuesday 6th Oct 2009
Water Rail (Wet Marsh), Black-Tailed Godwit, 6 Common Snipe, Common Greenshank, Female Goldeneye (Clifton Pond), Hobby, Kingfisher, Migrant Hawker Dragonfly (River Path).

Monday 5th Oct 2009
Glossy Ibis (Clifton Pond - present c.16:00, flew off and not re-located), Common Greenshank, Black-Tailed Godwit, Kingfisher, Grey Wagtail

Sunday 4th Oct 2009
Cetti's Warbler, Common Greenshank, 3 Goosander, Common Snipe (Clifton Pond), Black-Tailed Godwit (Wet Marsh), Redpoll, Siskin

Saturday 3rd Oct 2009
Common Greenshank, Female Goldeneye, 6 Common Snipe (Clifton Pond)

Friday 2nd Oct 2009
Common Greenshank, 4 Common Snipe, Water Rail (Clifton Pond), Dunlin, Grey Wagtail, Yellow Legged Gull (Coneries Pond), 5 Common Buzzard, Peregrine Falcon (Over Brandshill Woods).


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