Sightings for March 2012

Sunday 25th Mar 2012
Brimstone x2, Common Carder bee x1, Tree Bees, Hairy Footed Flower bees, 7-spot Ladybirds

Saturday 24th Mar 2012
Scaup (female still in Church pond), Goldeneye, Goosander, Little Grebe, Yellow-Legged Gull,wigeon, Teal, Shoveler, Common Shelduck (Clifton Pond), Oystercatchers (Coneries Pond), Redpoll, Siskin (Erewash Field)

Thursday 22nd Mar 2012
Smew, Chiffchaff (many singing throughout the Reserve), Cetti's Warbler

Wednesday 21st Mar 2012
Sand Martin, Little Egret

Tuesday 20th Mar 2012
3 Northern Wheatear (in fields opposite Barton Island)

Sunday 18th Mar 2012
Bar-Tailed Godwit, Knot, Woodcock (all Clifton Pond), Wheatear x 2 (Opposite Barton Island in fields), Curlew, Jack Snipe

Saturday 17th Mar 2012
Knot, bar-tailed godwit (Teen Pond)

Friday 16th Mar 2012
Stonechat (wheatear field), Knot

Tuesday 13th Mar 2012
Blackcap (singing male)

Monday 12th Mar 2012
Bittern, Cetti's warbler, water rail, redshank, lapwing

Sunday 11th Mar 2012

Saturday 10th Mar 2012
Small Tortoiseshell (one that has overwintered) and a Tree Bee (Bombus hypnorum)

Wednesday 7th Mar 2012
Smew, Mediterranean Gull (Clifton Pond), Oystercatcher, 2 Red-crested Pochard, 1 Bittern.

Monday 5th Mar 2012

Monday 5th Mar 2012
12 Tree Sparrow, Reed Bunting, c.20 Chaffinch, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Dunnock, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Long-tailed Tit [feeders], 2 Red-crested Pochard, 2 Common Goldeneye, 4 Northern Shoveler, Tufted Duck, Cormorant, Great Crested Grebe

Saturday 3rd Mar 2012
Common Sandpiper (Wheatear Field), Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Red-Crested Pochard

Friday 2nd Mar 2012
Jack Snipe, 4 Common Snipe (Clifton Pond), 2 Bittern (showing well at Dragonfly Pond), Bullfinch, Goosander, Red-crested Pochard, Gadwall, Eurasian Wigeon, Eurasian Teal, Common Goldeneye, Common Kingfisher, Common Pochard, Tufted Duck, Grey Heron, Northern Lapwing, Common Snipe, Chaffinch, Common Buzzard, Eurasian Sparrowhawk.

Thursday 1st Mar 2012
2 Bittern (Showing well at Dragonfly Pond)

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