Sightings for January 2014

Thursday 30th Jan 2014
Clifton Pond: 1+ Bittern [over and in reed-beds at 12:20 & 15:35], 2 Water Rail, 4 Common Snipe

Saturday 18th Jan 2014
Brent Goose (Dark Bellied - Coneries Pond), Smew (female), Bittern, Kingfisher (Clifton Pond), Goosander

Friday 17th Jan 2014
Pintail( male) ,Smew (female) ,2 Water Rail (CliftonPond), Redpoll, Siskin, Goldcrest, Treecreeper (rverside/main pond), kingfisher, reed bunting (kingfisher hide), C1000 Lapwing (flying over), Redwing and Fieldfare (scattered throughout reserve).

Sunday 12th Jan 2014
Red Kite (flew over Reserve)

Saturday 11th Jan 2014
2 Bittern (Clifton Pond reedbed), Water Rail, Goosander (Coneries Pond - near Nature Centre), Smew (female - Clifton Pond), Chiffchaff, 2 Common Kingfisher, Mallard, Gadwall, Eurasian Teal, Eurasian Wigeon, Northern Shoveler, Common Goldeneye, Goosander, Egyptian Goose, Canada Goose, Greylag Goose, Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, Black-headed Gull, Grey Heron, Mute Swan, Fieldfare, Redwing, Blackbird, European Robin, Dunnock, Blue Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Great Tit, House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Common Buzzard, Great Crested Grebe, Little Grebe, Skylark, Pied Wagtail, Carrion Crow, Magpie, Moorhen, Coot, Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Stock Dove

Friday 10th Jan 2014
2 Bittern (Clifton Pond Reedbed), Smew (female-clifton pond), 2 Water Rail (front of tower hide), Lesser black-backed Gull, Common Gull, Herring Gull and Yellow-legged Gull, Kingfisher, Lapwing, Grey wagtail, Fieldfare, Redwing, Song Thrush, Bullfinch, Goosander, Cettis Warbler, Green Woodpecker and Great-spotted Woodpecker.

Sunday 5th Jan 2014
Water Rail, Little Grebe, Common Kingfisher, Tree Sparrow, 8 Goosander (Works Pond), Common Goldeneye, Northern Shoveler, Common Pochard, 12+ Gadwall (Delta Hide), 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Works Path), Bullfinch, Eurasian Wigeon, Fieldfare, Northern Lapwing

Saturday 4th Jan 2014
2 Bittern (Clifton Pond reedbed), 3 Water Rail (on grass in front of tower hide), Smew (back of Clifton Pond), Kingfisher (from Kingfisher hide) plus second one along the river, Cetti's Warbler (heard from tower hide), 2 Kestrel, 4 Tree Sparrow (Kingfisher hide), Yellow-legged Gull

Thursday 2nd Jan 2014
Smew (female - Clifton Pond)


Nature Reserves in Nottinghamshire