Sightings for October 2013

Wednesday 30th Oct 2013
Black-headed gull,.blackbird ,blue tit, bullfinch, canada geese, carrion crow, cettis warbler, chaffinch, common gull, coot, cormorant, dunnock, egyptian goose, gadwall, goldeneye, goldfinch, great crested grebe, great tit, grey heron, greylag geese, jackdaw, lapwing, lesser black-backed gull, little grebe, long-tailed tit, magpie, mallard, moorhen, mute swan, pied wagtail, pochard, robin, shoveler, snipe, teal, tree sparrow, tufted duck, wigeon, woodpigeon, wren, barnacle goose.

Saturday 19th Oct 2013
Clifton Pond: 40+ Redwing [over], 3 Common Goldeneye [1 male & 2 female]. 4 Goosander, c.100 Eurasian Wigeon, 35 Gadwall, 40 Eurasian Teal, 8 Northern Shoveler, 180 Northern Lapwing, 22 Common Snipe, 3 Jack Snipe, Curlew Sandpiper, Ruff, 30 Goldfinch, 18 Tree Sparrow, Common Buzzard. Tween Pond: 2 Egyptian Goose, Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 40 Northern Lapwing. Wet Marsh: 18 Gadwall, 2 Grey Heron. Works Pond: Grey Heron, 25 Northern Lapwing, 18 Eurasian Teal. Delta: 30 Eurasian Wigeon. Church Pond: 14 Egyptian Goose, 5 Gadwall, 15 Eurasian Wigeon, 10 Great Crested Grebe

Friday 18th Oct 2013
Jack Snipe (Clifton Pond - viewable from the Tower Hide), 3 Barn Swallow (over Coneries Pond - quite a late record for this species), Goldeneye (Clifton Pond), good visible migration today with large flocks of Redwing and Skylark over

Tuesday 15th Oct 2013
Great White Egret (Clifton Pond c.2pm - flew off along River Trent towards Nottingham), 40-50 Redwing (over), 10 Common Snipe (Clifton Pond), Goldcrest

Friday 11th Oct 2013
15 x Whooper Swans

Friday 11th Oct 2013
15 x Whooper Swans

Thursday 10th Oct 2013
2 Whooper Swan (Clifton Pond)

Sunday 6th Oct 2013
Jack Snipe, Common Snipe, Kingfisher, Barnacle Goose, Little Egret, Hobby,

Wednesday 2nd Oct 2013
Jack Snipe (Tween Pond)

Tuesday 1st Oct 2013
Hobby, Mediterranean Gull, Dunlin, Snipe

Nature Reserves in Nottinghamshire