Sightings for December 2011

Saturday 31st Dec 2011
Cetti's Warbler (near Nature Centre), Bittern (Clifton Pond Reedbed)

Friday 30th Dec 2011
Bittern (early evening - from Tower Hide in Clifton Pond reedbed)

Monday 26th Dec 2011
Smew (Main Pond), Goosander (c.20 - Work's Pond), Little Egret (Clifton Pond)

Thursday 22nd Dec 2011
collared dove, magpie, woodpigeon, black-headed gull, robin, starlings, blackbird, greenfinch, redwing, cormorant, pied wagtail, sparrowhawk (flying over the level crossing), green woodpecker, crow, coot, lapwing, fieldfare, dunnock, mallard, goldeneye, chaffinch, goldcrest, tufted duck, canada goose, egyptian goose, white goose, dabchick, moorhen, mute swan, great-crested grebe, tree sparrow, grey heron, teal, long-tailed tit, great tit, herring gull, blue tit, wigeon, gadwall, shoveler, snipe, house sparrow, goldfinch, goosander, scaup, pochard, marsh tit, bullfinch, great spotted woodpecker, peregrine falcon

Thursday 22nd Dec 2011
Brimstone Butterfly (Delta Gate)

Wednesday 21st Dec 2011
3 Common Snipe (Clifton Pond), 54 Goosander (Clifton Pond - in to roost)

Tuesday 20th Dec 2011
Smew (1st winter male/female - Main Pond)

Sunday 18th Dec 2011
Eurasian Wigeon, 19 Northern Shoveler, 15 Common Goldeneye, 1 Smew, Goosander, Common Kingfisher.

Tuesday 6th Dec 2011
Greater Scaup (Church Pond)

Monday 5th Dec 2011
Smew (Main Pond)

Sunday 4th Dec 2011
Smew (Main Pond)

Saturday 3rd Dec 2011
Dunlin (Clifton Pond), Little Egret

Friday 2nd Dec 2011
Jack Snipe (On spit viewable from Kingfisher Hide 1-2:00pm), 3 Common Snipe (Clifton Pond + 1 on Tween), 1 Pintail female, 65 Golden Plover (Clifton Pond + additional 65 over, 3 Little Egret, 2 Goldcrest, Treecreeper (On Wet Marsh Path), Green Sandpiper, Common Redshank (over).

Thursday 1st Dec 2011
2 Northern Pintail (pair on Clifton Pond), Common Goldeneye (several across reserve), Redwing, Fieldfare, Common Pochard, Gadwall, Eurasain Wigeon, Eurasian Teal, Northern Shoveler, Red-tailed Hawk (in trees on river island), 600+ Northern Lapwing, Water Rail (Clifton Pond), Green Sandpiper (wet marsh).

Nature Reserves in Nottinghamshire