Sightings for November 2011

Monday 28th Nov 2011
Fungi - Wood Mushroom, Scaly Wood mushroom, Orange Peel fungus, Redleg Club (Typhula erythropus), Yellowing Oysterling and one without a common name: Schizophyllum amplum which is a first for Nottinghamshire. Other recent, but previously recorded, finds include - Yellow Fieldcap, Velvet Shank, Common Funnel, Tawny Funnel, Olive Oysterling, Orange Mosscap, Lemon Disco, Common Eyelash, Ringed Conecap and Girdled Knight.

Saturday 26th Nov 2011
flock of c 8 Siskin (Delta gate), 1 Buzzard (Delta)

Monday 21st Nov 2011
Fungi - Scarlet and Parrot Waxcap, Ivory and Drab Bonnets, Stubble Rosegill, Purple Swamp Brittlegill, Petticoat Mottlegill and the Funeral Bell

Sunday 20th Nov 2011
Lesser-Spotted Woodpecker (Delta Gate), Willow Tit (Delta Path), Cetti's Warbler (Work's Pond)

Saturday 19th Nov 2011
Smew (Drake - Clifton Pond, Female - Main Pond), 150+ Golden Plover, c.400 Lapwing (Clifton Pond)

Tuesday 15th Nov 2011
Smew (north side of Main Path at the Trent end), Bittern, Goosander (9 on Clifton Pond around 4.15pm), Teal (128 on the Wet Marsh/Clifton Pond area), Goldeneye (8 scattered Church Pond, Main Pond and Clifton Pond), Green Sandpiper (Wet Marsh), White-Fronted Goose (3 adults, 2 juvs on Clifton Pond flew West at 12:10pm), Golden Plover (c.40 flying over Clifton Pond at 12:00pm), Water Rail (2-3 on Wet Marsh/Clifton Pond)

Saturday 12th Nov 2011
Bittern (Delta Reedbed), 7 White-Fronted Goose, Bean Goose (Long Eaton Pits)

Wednesday 9th Nov 2011
100+ Golden Plover (Clifton Pond), Goldeneye (Clifton Pond & Church Pond)

Tuesday 8th Nov 2011
Squacco Heron (reported c.7:30am), Smew (redhead - Main Pond, viewable from the Main Path bridge)

Monday 7th Nov 2011
Squacco Heron (reported early evening), Smew (redhead - Main Pond), 4x Whooper Swan

Sunday 6th Nov 2011
Squacco Heron, Common Buzzard, Two Kestrel (Erewash Field), Hen Harrier (ringtail) (nr. Barton in Fabis), Pintail (Clifton pond), 4 Snipe (Clifton pond), Smew (redhead - Main Pond), Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Male - Delta Gate), Yellow-Legged Gull (Tween Pond), Green Sandpiper, Poss. Long-Eared Owl (Erewash Field), Blackcap, Chiffchaff

Saturday 5th Nov 2011
Squacco Heron (River Erewash - under railway bridge adjacent to Attenborough Sailing Club), Pink-Footed Geese (two skeins over c.250 and c.150 early morning. 100+ over 11:30am), Smew (Main Pond - Viewable from Main Path Bridge), 12 Golden Plover (Clifton & Tween Pond, Green Sandpiper

Friday 4th Nov 2011
Squacco Heron, 12 Golden Plover (Clifton Pond), Green Sandpiper (Wet Marsh Path)

Thursday 3rd Nov 2011
Squacco Heron, Hen Harrier (near Barton Island on oppisite side of River Trent), Dunlin, 20+Golden Plover

Wednesday 2nd Nov 2011
Squacco Heron, c.40 Golden Plover (Clifton Pond), Hen Harrier (near Barton Island over fields), Common Goldeneye (female - Church Pond)

Tuesday 1st Nov 2011
Squacco Heron (Under the railway bridge on the River Erewash - viewable from the bridge adjacent to Attenborough Sailing Club)

Nature Reserves in Nottinghamshire