Sightings for September 2013

Monday 30th Sep 2013
Hobby, Treecreeper (Delta), Buzzard (over works pond), Cettis warbler (edge of Tween pond), Herring Gull, c100 Wigeon, Lesser Black-backed gull (Clifton pond) and 1 Shelduck (Main pond).

Sunday 29th Sep 2013
Mediterranean Gull, Common Gull, Teal, Wigeon, Shoveler

Tuesday 24th Sep 2013
Jack Snipe (Clifton Pond - from the Tower Hide), Common Snipe (with the Jack Snipe)

Thursday 19th Sep 2013
6 Black-Tailed Godwit (over Coneries Pond)

Sunday 15th Sep 2013
RUFF (1 feeding around shores of Gullery Island - Clifton Pond), 20 Shoveler, 50 Teal, Wigeon, 140 Coot, 120 Swallow, 100 House Martin, c.30 Sand Martin (all Clifton Pond), 5 Green Sandpiper, Greenshank, Common Snipe

Saturday 14th Sep 2013
Ruff, Green Sandpiper (Clifton Pond), Northern Wheatear (Erewash Field)

Friday 13th Sep 2013
Northern Wheatear (female - in Nature Centre car park, early evening)

Wednesday 11th Sep 2013
Teal - total 55 (14 Tween scrape, 7 Wheatear scrape, 34 Clifton Pond), Wigeon - total 71 (all Clifton Pond), Gadwall - total 55 (38 Clifton Pond, 17 Tween scrape), Shoveler - total 32 (all Clifton Pond), Tufted Duck - total 45 (Clifton Pond), Common Pochard, Lapwing 50 (Tween scrape), Snipe (1 Tween scrape), Little Egret (1 feeding in Clifton Pond reedbed)

Monday 9th Sep 2013
White-winged Black Tern, Black Tern, Kingfisher, Osprey (over - from right to left along Trent viewed from Tower Hide), Sparrowhawk

Sunday 8th Sep 2013
Great-white Egret (Delta Hide area), White-winged Black Tern (in front of Nature Centre), Black Tern, Scaup (Coneries Pond)

Saturday 7th Sep 2013
White-winged Black Tern (juv - still on the Sailing Pit side of Coneries Pond), Black Tern (juv), Marsh Harrier (through), Lesser Whitethroat, Kingfisher, Common Tern, Garganey, 2 Little Egret, Dunlin, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Eurasian Wigeon, Little Grebe, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, Common Buzzard, Common Redshank

Friday 6th Sep 2013
White-winged Black Tern (juv, Coneries Pond - Sailing Pit side), Black Tern (juv), Kingfisher (x2 Coneries Pond), Common Tern, c.50 Swallow, c.100 House Martin

Thursday 5th Sep 2013
White-winged Black Tern (juv - Coneries Pond), Black Tern (Coneries Pond)

Sunday 1st Sep 2013
Garganey (1 in reedbeds), 34 Teal, 22 Shoveler, 18 Wigeon (scattered in amongst gadwall, all presumably fresh in), 140 Coot, 10 Common Pochard, c.30 Tufted Duck, c.80 Gadwall, c.30 Mallard, 70 Sand Martin, 50 Swallow, Kingfisher (1 feeding from reedbed fence posts), Yellow Legged Gull (1 resting on Tween Scrape island), Little Egret - all Clifton Pond, 5 Common Tern (inc - 3 on coneries sailing lake and 2 Clifton Pond)

Nature Reserves in Nottinghamshire