Sightings for April 2016

Saturday 30th Apr 2016

Whimbrel (Clifton Pond), Dunlin, Common Redshank, 2x Common Sandpiper, Raven

Friday 22nd Apr 2016

Male Common Redstart (horse field behind Kingfisher Hide), 2 Swift (Clifton Pond)

Monday 18th Apr 2016

Black-tailed Godwit (Ridge and Furrow), 2 Dunlin, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Brambling

Saturday 16th Apr 2016

4 Brambling (Glebe Field), Common Sandpiper, Common Tern (at least double figures now), Lesser Whitethroat, Grasshopper Warbler (nr. Tower Hide), Cuckoo (Erewash Field), House Martin (small flock over Coneries Pond), Swallow

Friday 15th Apr 2016

2 Arctic Tern (clifton Pond - early evening), 8 Brambling, Whimbrel (Tween, late afternoon)

Wednesday 13th Apr 2016

6 Common Tern, Common Whitethroat, Little Gull

Tuesday 12th Apr 2016

Little Gull, 3 Spoonbill, Sandwich Tern, Common Tern

Monday 11th Apr 2016

8 Little Gull, 2 Brambling, Common Redshank, Nuthatch, Kingfisher

Sunday 10th Apr 2016

Cetti's Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, Orange-tip Butterfly

Wednesday 6th Apr 2016

4 Little Egret, 6 Common Shelduck, Common Tern, Goldeneye

Saturday 2nd Apr 2016

Sandwich Tern (One over Clifton Pit, 08:00, Seven flew onto the reserve from Cottages Flash then flew high S/W, 08:41, 17 S/W through Coneries, 09:20, 12 S/W through Clifton Pit, 09:30, Nine on the deck, Clifton Pit 09:45 then flew S/W). Also Willow Warbler (singing for several minutes along Clifton Pond riverside path), Shoveler (total 20. with 8 on ridge and furrow and 12 on Clifton Pond), Goldeneye (20 on Clifton Pond), c.80 Sand Martin (Clifton Pond).

Friday 1st Apr 2016

Northern Wheater (in the Horse paddock adjacent to level crossing, Barton Lane), Marsh Tit and Blackcap (Delta Gate), Little Ringed Plover (Works Beach Marsh), 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Shelduck and 2 Barnacle Geese (over the river on Cottages Flash).


Nature Reserves in Nottinghamshire