Sightings for January 2017

Monday 30th Jan 2017

2 Bittern [Single birds from Delta Hide, 14:00 and Clifton Pit], Stonechat [In the reed-bed by the sailing club, this afternoon] and 2 Mandarin [Near the Visitor Centre].

Sunday 29th Jan 2017

White-fronted Goose, Tundra Bean Goose (both Barton Flash), Stonechat (still in reeds by Sailing Club, this morning) and Small flock of Redpoll (delta gate)

Friday 27th Jan 2017

Great White Egret [flew down river towards the reserve from Long Eaton GP's, 11:05].

Thursday 26th Jan 2017

Tundra Bean Goose (Coneries Pond)

Sunday 22nd Jan 2017

Greater scaup [Female Main Pond From The Bund, 10:30]

Friday 20th Jan 2017

Bittern [Clifton Pit reed-bed from Tower Hide, this afternoon], Jack Snipe [Ridge and Furrow, 13:15 to 16:00 at least] and Stonechat [Sailing Pit, reed-bed].

Wednesday 18th Jan 2017

28 Whooper Swan [flew South/West over Coneries, towards Long Eaton, 10:42]. Also Starling [Murmuration and roost this evening] and 60+ Goosander [Clifton Pit].

Tuesday 17th Jan 2017

7 Whooper Swan [Conneries, 15:15 to dusk]. Also single Pink-footed Goose [Conneries], Water Rail [Kingfisher hide and dipping pond] and 7 Tree Sparrow [bridge by visitor centre].

Monday 16th Jan 2017

c6000 Starling [into roost this evening].

Sunday 15th Jan 2017

Willow Tit [by the Delta Gate, this afternoon], 7 Common Snipe [Dragonfly Pond], 68 Goosander [Clifton Pit] and c4500 Starling [into roost, Clifton Pit reed-bed]. Also 3 Pintail and 32 Goosander [Coneries, this morning] and Mandarin [female, by the visitor centre].

Saturday 14th Jan 2017

Willow Tit [feeding on bird table Delta gate, 11:55].

Friday 13th Jan 2017

45 Lesser Redpoll [Delta area, near Cemex building in birches]. Also 60 Goosander [Clifton Pit, late afternoon].

Monday 9th Jan 2017

c40 Goosander [Clifton Pit, late afternoon].

Sunday 8th Jan 2017

Rock Pipit [flew over Tween, heading towards Clifton Pit, mid morning]. Willow Tit and Blackcap [on feeding station at the Delta Gate].

Thursday 5th Jan 2017

kingfisher, bullfinch, redwing, Mandarin duck, goosander, goldeneye, little egret, chiffchaff, reed bunting, and shoveler

Monday 2nd Jan 2017

Little Egret, Treecreeper

Sunday 1st Jan 2017

Golden Plover (in amongst flock of 600 Lapwing), Water Rail, Pintail, 52 Goosander, Goldeneye, Shoveler, Treecreeper, Goldcrest, Willow Tit, Little Egret, Great Spotted Woodpecker

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