Sightings for March 2010

Wednesday 31st Mar 2010
Common Tern

Sunday 28th Mar 2010
Mediterranean Gull x 2

Saturday 27th Mar 2010
Clifton Pit: 25 Tree Sparrow, 2 Common Kestrel, 3 Common Snipe, 2 Common Goldeneye, 9 Goosander, 5 Common Goldeneye. Tween Pond: 5 Red-crested Pochard. Visitor Centre: 2 Gadwall, Ruddy Shelduck. Coneries Pond: 2 Oystercatcher

Thursday 25th Mar 2010
Common Kingfisher, Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler, 3 Common Buzzard, 2 Common Goldeneye, 5 Goosander, 2 Oystercatcher.

Wednesday 24th Mar 2010
70 Sand Martin [flying around Tween Pond and then Clifton Pond reed-beds], 1 Swallow [with martins], 4 Common Snipe [Clifton Pond].

Sunday 21st Mar 2010

Sunday 21st Mar 2010
Common Gull, Common Goldeneye, Goosander, 2 Common Kestrel, 1 Reed Bunting [on feeders], 2 Common Shelduck, 6 Common Snipe, 1 Swallow [from Kingfisher Hide towards river 09:40], Sparrowhawk, 5 Common Buzzard, Red-tailed Hawk, 3 Oystercatcher, Common Kingfisher, Green Woodpecker, 4 of Red-crested Pochard [2 pairs], Northern Shoveler, Eurasian Teal, Chiffchaff, 5 Sand Martin, 15 Tree Sparrow [on Kingfisher Hide feeders].

Friday 19th Mar 2010
Common Crane (c17:35 - flew from Northwest towards Clifton Pond - Could not be relocated), Northern Pintail (Drake on Clifton Pond), Bittern, Marsh Tit, 4 Red-Crested Pochard (2 Male, 2 Female), 2 Common Shelduck, Chiffchaff, Redshank, Peacock Butterfly

Thursday 18th Mar 2010
4 Sand Martin (Coneries Pond), Oystercatcher (3 on Coneries Pond), 3 Kingfisher, Ringed Plover, Goosander

Wednesday 17th Mar 2010
Chiffchaff (Singing - Barton Lane), Water Rail, Reed Bunting (Singing - Nature Centre Reedbed), Great White Egret (Flew Over late pm), Bittern, 40 + Shoveler (Delta Pond).

Sunday 14th Mar 2010
3 x crested pochard, 3 egyptian geese,5 x great crested grebe, 5 x scaup, Pair of merganser.

Saturday 13th Mar 2010
Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant (23+), Heron (c.20), Mute Swan, Canada Goose, Greylag Goose (20, Egyptian Goose, Gadwall, Shelduck (1), Teal (7), Mallard, Red-Crested Pochard (5), Pochard, Tufted Duck, Goldeneye (5+), Ruddy Duck (1), Goosander (c.4), Buzzard (2), Kestrel, Sparrowhawk (2), Pheasant, Moorhen, Coot, Oystercatcher (1), Black-headed Gull, Common Gull, Herring Gull (1), Woodpigeon, Collared Dove, Tawny Owl (1), Grey Wagtail, Wren, Dunnock, Robin, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Redwing, Goldcrest, Long-tailed Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Magpie, Jackdaw, Rook, Carrion Crow, Starling, Tree Sparrow, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Linnet, Reed Bunting

Friday 12th Mar 2010
Little Egret, 40+ Wigeon (Both on Barton Flash), Bittern (Clifton Pond), 3 Oystercatcher (Coneries Pond), Common Shelduck (Tween Pond)

Monday 8th Mar 2010
Bittern, Common Snipe (Clifton Pond)

Sunday 7th Mar 2010
Bittern, 5 x Common Snipe (Clifton Pond), Stonechat (Erewash Field)

Saturday 6th Mar 2010
2 Bittern (Clifton Pond), Curlew (Flew along River Trent), 2 Oystercatcher (Coneries Pond), 3 Common Shelduck

Friday 5th Mar 2010
Woodcock (nr. Sailing Club)

Wednesday 3rd Mar 2010
2 Bittern (Clifton Pond), Little Egret (Coneries Pond), Yellowhammer (On feeders from Kingfisher Hide)

Tuesday 2nd Mar 2010
2 Bittern (Clifton Pond), Bullfinch (Wet Marsh Path), Willow Tit (Delta), 2 Oystercatcher (Coneries Pond)

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