Sightings for October 2012

Friday 26th Oct 2012
130 Pink-footed Geese (over), 11 Whooper Swan (over), 12 Goldeneye (Clifton Pond), Redpoll (over), large flocks of winter thrushes over - mainly Fieldfare with a few Redwing, 50+ Wigeon (Church Pond), Common Snipe (Wheatear Ridge and Furrow)

Thursday 25th Oct 2012
3 Greater Scaup (two female, one eclipse male - Church Pond), Hen Harrier (ring tail - over Reserve from Barton in Fabis towards Beeston), Kingfisher (Coneries Pond)

Friday 19th Oct 2012
Bittern (Clifton Pond), Kingfisher, 7 Common Snipe, Water Rail, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull

Thursday 18th Oct 2012
2 Goosander (Clifton Pond)

Monday 8th Oct 2012
c.150 then c.500 Pink-Footed Geese (over in two skeins) Fieldfare

Sunday 7th Oct 2012
Little Egret (Wheatear Ridge and Furrow), small flock of Siskin (over Nature Centre), Barn Swallow

Wednesday 3rd Oct 2012
Barnacle Goose (Presumed escaped - Tween Pond)

Monday 1st Oct 2012
6 Common Snipe, 2 Goldeneye (Clifton Pond), Hobby (over)


Nature Reserves in Nottinghamshire