Sightings for January 2013

Thursday 31st Jan 2013
Peregrine Falcon (Barton-In-Fabis), 2 Little Egret, Northern Pintail (Pair), Bittern, c.20 Common Snipe (all Clifton Pond), 3 Blackcap (Wheatear Field), Green Woodpecker

Wednesday 30th Jan 2013
2 Little Egret (Wheatear Field Ridge and Furrow)

Tuesday 29th Jan 2013
Black-headed Gull, Blackbird, Blue tit, Bullfinch, Canada Goose, Carrion Crow,coot, Cormorant, Dunnock, Egyptian Goose, Fieldfare, Gadwall, Goldcrest, Goldeneye, Goosander, Great-crested Grebe, Great tit, greenfinch, Grey Heron,House sparrow, Lapwing, Little Grebe, Long-tailed tit, Magpie, Mallard, Moorhen, Mute swan, Pheasant, Pied wagtail, Pochard, Redwing, Reed Bunting,Robin,Shoveler, Sparrowhawk, Starling, Stock Dove, Tufted Duck, Wigeon, Woodpigeon, Wren, Golden Plover

Saturday 26th Jan 2013
Shelduck (Coneries Pond), Imm. Herring Gull (Tween Scrape), Bullfinch (Wheatear Field), 20 Waxwing (Nature Centre Car Park), Sparrowhawk (Main Pond Tern Platform), Kingfisher (Erewash Outflow), Female Reed Bunting

Thursday 24th Jan 2013
Brambling (New Path - in silver birch between Church and Corbett's Meadow)

Wednesday 23rd Jan 2013
1 Little Egret (11:55AM Beeston Marina. Then seen flying upstream 15 minutes later), 1 Grey Wagtail (c.12:50 PM Erewash outflow to Trent), 2 Smew (Redheads.2:00 PM Coneries Pond c.100m south of Visitors Centre), 1 Bittern (2:50 PM. Clifton Pond), 1 Water Rail (3:30 PM Clifton Pond)

Tuesday 22nd Jan 2013
Smew (Coneries Pond - flew towards South Coneries reedbed, c.11:00am), Grey Wagtail (Coneries Pond - behind the Nature Centre, early afternoon)

Monday 21st Jan 2013
Bittern (showing well from Tower Hide in Clifton Pond reedbed), Goldcrest (Main Path), 2 Smew (both redheads - Coneries Pond)

Sunday 20th Jan 2013
3 Common Shelduck, 2 Red-crested Pochard, Little Egret

Saturday 19th Jan 2013
water rail

Saturday 19th Jan 2013
2 Smew (redheads - Coneries Pond c.10:30am), Pink-Footed Goose (Barton Flash), Lesser-Spotted Woodpecker (Delta Path), 4 Nuthatch, Marsh Tit, c.30 Siskin (Delta)

Thursday 17th Jan 2013
2 Smew (male and female - Coneries Pond nr. Dipping Platform c.13:00pm)

Wednesday 16th Jan 2013
Jack Snipe (Willow's Peninsula - behind Nature Centre, early afternoon), Goldcrest (Kingfisher Hide)

Sunday 13th Jan 2013
Bittern (Dragonfly Pond - adjacent to Wheatear Field ridge and furrow) c12:00pm. 4 x Nuthatches (Delta feeder), Great Spotted Woodpecker (Delta), Willow Tit (Delta Feeder), 6 x Common Snipe (Works Pond), Goosanders x 6, Goldeneye x2

Friday 11th Jan 2013
Oystercatcher (Tween Pond), Bullfinch (Visitor Centre Car Park)

Wednesday 9th Jan 2013
Snipe (34 on Works Delta - may have been more), Willow Tit (1 on Delta Gate feeder), Redpoll (Heard on the Bund), Buzzard (near Delta Gate) 10 Waxwing (New Path - nr. Corbett's Meadow), Treecreeper, Goldeneye, Goldcrest, Water Rail

Friday 4th Jan 2013
7 Brambling (Delta Path), Tawny Owl (Calling from within Delta), 5000 Starlings coming to roost in Delta reedbed)

Thursday 3rd Jan 2013
Peacock Butterfly (Barton Lane bridge)

Wednesday 2nd Jan 2013
Northern Pintail (Drake - Clifton Pond), 2 Jack Snipe, Stonechat (Erewash Field), Chiffchaff (Nature Centre Garden), 2 Chiffchaff (along railway line adjacent to Coneries Pond)

Tuesday 1st Jan 2013
Happy New Year from all the staff at Attenborough Nature Reserve. Let's make 2013 a bumper year for sightings. Remeber you can email your sightings to enquiries@attenboroughnaturecentre.co.uk please remember to include your name, date, time of sighting, and location on the Reserve. Species seen Today: Tufted Duck, Black-Headed Gull, Coot, Moorhen, Egyptian Goose, Canada Goose, Mallard, Great-Crested Grebe, Lapwing, Wood Pigeon, Carrion Crow, Mute Swan, Goldeneye, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Goldfinch, Greenfinch, Great-Spotted Woodpecker, Chaffinch, Tree Sparrow, Magpie, Goldcrest, Blackbird, Wren, Robin, Long-Tailed Tit, Little Grebe, Teal, Pochard, Wigeon, Goosander, Sparrowhawk, Common Gull, Stock Dove, Dunnock, Grey Heron, Bullfinch, Gadwall, Shoveler, Greylag Goose, Redwing, Nuthatch, Marsh Tit, Coal Tit, Starling, Common Snipe, Water Rail, Buzzard, Cetti's Warbler, Fieldfare, Ruddy Duck, Red-Crested Pochard, Lesser Black-Backed Gull, Kestrel, Little Egret, Siskin, Grey Wagtail, Pied Wagtail, Green Woodpecker, Rook, Kingfisher, Jackdaw, Redpoll (Total 64 Species!)


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