Sightings for January 2010

Sunday 31st Jan 2010
4 Smew (all male on Tween Pond), Bittern (Clifton Pond)

Saturday 30th Jan 2010
4 Smew (all male on Clifton Pond)

Friday 29th Jan 2010
3 Bittern (from Tower Hide), Tawny Owl (Tween Pond- roosting in Yew Tree - view from Wet Marsh Path looking towards the Church Spire), Kingfisher

Thursday 28th Jan 2010
4 Smew (from Wet Marsh Path), Weasel with Bank Vole (Back of the Nature Centre)

Tuesday 26th Jan 2010
Knot (Single bird on the Tween Pond scrape - Viewable from Barton Lane)

Friday 22nd Jan 2010
5 Bullfinch (Wet Marsh Path), Goldeneye (5 Male, 3 Female - Clifton Pond), Commn Shelduck (Tween Pond), Ruddy Shelduck (nr. Nature Centre)

Thursday 21st Jan 2010
Bittern (Clifton Pond)

Wednesday 20th Jan 2010
2 Bittern (Clifton Pond), Wigeon, Red-Crested Pochard, Egyptian Goose

Monday 18th Jan 2010
Green Woodpecker (feeding in Wheatear field), Bullfinch (near tower hide), Mistle Thrush (pair near Works Pond), Goldeneye(pr in Clifton pond), Herring Gull (pr in Clifton Pond), 18 Goosander (Main Pond)

Saturday 16th Jan 2010
Red-Breasted Merganser (Male - Main Pond), Bittern (Clifton Pond - from Tower Hide), 4 Goosander (Male on Coneries Pond)

Friday 15th Jan 2010
Red-Breasted Merganser (Coneries Pond), Bittern (Clifton Pond)

Thursday 14th Jan 2010
1 Bittern (c12:30pm tower hide), Willow Tit (Tower hide), 2 Red-Breasted Merganser, male and female (under bridge near visitor centre), Goldeneye, 10-15 Goosander, 15-20 Tree Sparrow (kingfisher hide), 2-3 Bullfinch (under tower hide), Fieldfare

Wednesday 13th Jan 2010
Bittern (Clifton Pond), Water Rail, Goosander, Kingfisher

Tuesday 12th Jan 2010
Bittern (Clifton Pond), c.20 Goosander (Coneries Pond)

Sunday 10th Jan 2010
5 (poss 6) Bittern (Clifton Pond - From Tower Hide), Water Rail (nr Nature Centre), c.30 Goosander (Coneries Pond)

Saturday 9th Jan 2010
350 Pink-Footed Geese (over Reserve flying NW), Woodcock (River Path), Bittern (at Delta and Clifton Pond), Water Rail (nr Nature Centre)

Friday 8th Jan 2010
4 Bittern, Common Snipe (Clifton Pond), Water Rail (Near Nature Centre), Red-Crested Pochard, c.100 Great-Crested Grebe (Coneries Pond), 6 Water Rail, 75 Fieldfare, 6 Siskin, Red-breasted Merganser (over), 38 Goosander, 4 Gadwall, 12 Northern Shoveler, Chiffchaff (by Visitor Centre), Lesser-spotted Woodpecker (works pond)

Thursday 7th Jan 2010
Barn Owl (Hunting between Main Path and the River Trent c.16:30pm)

Wednesday 6th Jan 2010
Bittern (Clifton Pond), Red-Breasted Merganser (South Coneries), Common Snipe

Tuesday 5th Jan 2010
Fieldfare (Clifton Pond), 2 Water Rail, Mediterranean Gull, Common Gull (Works Pond), Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull (Main Pond), 12 Common Pochard, 2 Eurasian Teal, 6 Goosander, 1 Redwing (River Path), 1 Bittern (flying from right of reed-bed into centre and walking on ice around 13:30 - From Tower Hide)

Monday 4th Jan 2010
7 Bittern (5 seen from the Tower hide on Clifton Pond, 2 seen from the Delta hide)

Sunday 3rd Jan 2010
5/6 Bittern (Clifton Pond), Peregrine Falcon, Common Snipe, Kingfisher, Common Snipe, Song Thrush, also good numbers of Redwing and Fieldfare around the Reserve.

Saturday 2nd Jan 2010
c.20 Golden Plover, Redpoll, 4 Bittern (Clifton Pond), Kingfisher, Water Rail, Goosander

Friday 1st Jan 2010
Chiffchaff (Near the Railway Line on Coneries Pond)

Nature Reserves in Nottinghamshire