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Thu 31st Jan
Ravenshead - 1 Whooper Swan [over at 08:00].
Bilsthorpe - 2 Siskin, 17 Lesser Redpoll [garden feeders].
St Anns - Woodcock [allotments].
Wed 30th Jan
Colliers Wood - 12 Lesser Redpoll, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Yellowhammer [path at side of Wood], 1 Bullfinch [female on path at side of wood].
Arnold - 30 Bohemian Waxwing [Kilbourne Road at 08:20].
King's Mill Reservoir - Bittern.
Rufford Country Park - 7 Goosander, 1 Hawfinch.
West Bridgford - 1 Blackcap [male - Abbey Park].
Tue 29th Jan
Bilsthorpe - 2 Siskin, 17 Lesser Redpoll [garden feeders].
Attenborough Nature Reserve - Black-headed Gull, Blackbird, Blue Tit, Bullfinch, Canada Goose, Carrion Crow, Coot, Cormorant, Dunnock, Egyptian Goose, Fieldfare, Gadwall, Goldcrest, Common Goldeneye, Goosander, Great-crested Grebe, Great Tit, Greenfinch, Grey Heron, House Sparrow, Northern Lapwing, Little Grebe, Long-tailed Tit, Magpie, Mallard, Moorhen, Mute Swan, Common Pheasant, Pied Wagtail, Common Pochard, Redwing, Reed Bunting, European Robin, Northern Shoveler, Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Eurasian Starling, Stock Dove, Tufted Duck, Eurasian Wigeon, Woodpigeon, Wren, European Golden Plover.
Bennerley Marsh - 6 Gadwall, 34 Eurasian Teal, 71 Northern Lapwing, 112 Eurasian Wigeon, 4 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 10 Mallard, 10 Northern Shoveler, 150 Black-headed Gull, 6 Common Snipe.
Skegby Trail - Chaffinch, Bullfinch, Yellowhammer, European Robin, Blackbird, Mistle Thrush, Fieldfare, Redwing, Green Woodpecker, Common Buzzard, 2 Bohemian Waxwing.
Mon 28th Jan
Balderton - Eurasian Starling [murmuration].
Newark - 1 Eurasian Jay [calling], 15+ Redwing, Fieldfare, 2 Common Kestrel, 1 Goosander.
Holme Pierrepont - Common Snipe [grassland opposite Skylarks Nature Reserve].
Sun 27th Jan
Clumber Park - c.30 Siskin , 14 Common Pochard , 2 Goosander [pair], Common Goldeneye [male], 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker.
Welbeck Lakes - 3 Goosander [males], 2 Jack Snipe.
Bennerley Marsh - 2 Whooper Swan [over], 4 Mute Swan, Gadwall, 120 Eurasian Wigeon, 16 Northern Shoveler, 27 Eurasian Teal, Tufted Duck, 3 Goosander, Eurasian Sparrowhawk, 2 Common Snipe, 100 Jackdaw, 2 Greenfinch, 5 Long-tailed Tit. Chat Corner: Common Snipe, 2 Mistle Thrush.
Gibsmere to Hoveringham - 25 Fieldfare, 6 Redwing, c.50 Cormorant, c.95 Canada Goose, 16 Greylag Goose, c..60 Eurasian Wigeon, 54 Coot, 1 Little Egret, 2 Wren, 35 Tufted Duck, 2 Common Shelduck, 1 Little Egret, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Eygptian Goose.
Sat 26th Jan
Newthorpe - Bohemian Waxwing [Brunel Avenue].
Burton Joyce - 2 Brambling [male and female - feeding in garden].
Wollaton - Ranelagh Grove: 45 Bohemian Waxwing.
Gedling Pit Top - 4 Short-eared Owl.
Hoveringham - 1 Sanderling [Sailing Pit islands], 3 Common Snipe, 1 Marsh Tit.
Clumber Park - 1 Brambling [male at feeding station].
Budby Pumping Station - 2 Common Gull, Water Rail [under bird table].
Calverton - Neville Road: 2 Reed Bunting [pair], 4 Lesser Redpoll, Brambling, 3 Greenfinch, 6 Goldfinch, 8 Chaffinch, 2 Great Tit, Blue Tit, 2 Jackdaw, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Fieldfare, 2 Redwing, Song Thrush, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Blackbird, European Robin.
Fri 25th Jan
Bestwood Village - Broad Valley Garden: 4 Brambling, 3 Siskin, 4 Lesser Redpoll, 1 Reed Bunting [male], 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk, 1 Fieldfare.
Rise Park - 1 Redwing.
Newark - The Park: Mistle Thrush, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Blackcap [male and female].
Cropwell Butler - Blackcap [male].
Hoveringham - Sailing Lake: 1 Glaucous Gull [1st winter in roost].
Arnold - Hobbucks Nature Reserve: 2 Bullfinch, 20 Goldfinch, 4 Greenfinch, 6 Redwing, Great Tit, Blue Tit, European Robin, Chaffinch. Darlton Drive: 20 Bohemian Waxwing.
Meadows - Sandays Close: Wren, Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit.
Nottingham - Victoria Embankment Fieldfare, Redwing, Goldfinch, Chaffinch, Tufted Duck [on river].
Thu 24th Jan
Nottingham - Tinkers Leen: Chaffinch, 3 Blue Tit, Dunnock, Blackbird, Magpie, Woodpigeon.
Kirkby-in-Ashfield - Bourne Avenue: 2 Bohemian Waxwing, Siskin [male], 2 Fieldfare.
Clumber Park - 2 Smew [1 male, 1 female], 2 Mandarin Duck, Marsh Tit.
Shireoaks - 5+ Fieldfare, 1 Bullfinch, 2 Siskin, 1 Brambling, 1 Grey Wagtail, 4 Eurasian Sparrowhawk, 4 Green Woodpecker.
Colliers Wood - Green Woodpecker [feeding], 10 Long-tailed Tit, 25 Bohemian Waxwing.
Keyworth - 20 Bohemian Waxwing, 1 Fieldfare.
Beeston Canal - Boots Campus: 10 Bohemian Waxwing [at 16:30 - circling].
Aslockton - 1 Barn Owl [north of railway crossing near Whatton Prison].
Arnold - 30 Bohemian Waxwing [Coppice Road up from Rolleston Drive].
Wed 23rd Jan
Beeston Marina - 1 Little Egret [11:55am - flew upstream towards Attenborough].
Attenborough Nature Reserve - 1 Grey Wagtail [Erewash outflow to Trent], 2 Smew [females at 14:00 on Coneries Pond - c.100m south of Visitor Centre], 1 Bittern [14:50 Clifton Pond], 1 Water Rail [15:30 Clifton Pond].
Bennerley Marsh - 45 Eurasian Wigeon, 2 Eurasian Teal, 12 Northern Lapwing, Common Kingfisher, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker [male and female], 15 Redwing, 3 Fieldfare, Mistle Thrush, 12 Goldfinch, 5 Bullfinch. Chat Corner: Common Snipe, Fieldfare, Cormorant.
Meadows - Sandays Close: Chaffinch, Blue Tit, Blackbird, 3 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove.
Tue 22nd Jan
Bingham - Grantham Road: 15 Bohemian Waxwing, 100+ Fieldfare.
Kinoulton - 3 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Bohemian Waxwing, 3 Fieldfare, 1 Redwing, 7 Blackbird, 12 Eurasian Starling, Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 2+ Chaffinch, 2 Dunnock.
Hucknall - garden: c.20 Blackbird, 2 Yellowhammer [males], 6 Goldfinch, 9 Lesser Redpoll, Bullfinch [female], Coal Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, Siskin [female].
Mansfield - 29 Bohemian Waxwing [trees at side of Chesterfield Road Tesco].
Warsop - 34 Bohemian Waxwing [09:00 Greendale Close], 1 Redwing [Robin Hood Estate].
King's Mill Reservoir - Eurasian Teal, Gadwall, Common Pochard, Little Grebe, Herring Gull, Lesser Redpoll, Bullfinch, Siskin.
West Bridgford - 30 Redwing [Grebe Road].
Highfields - 21 Eurasian Teal, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Common Pochard.
Nottingham - Common Kestrel [railway station].
Radmanthwaite - 17 Yellowhamer, 9 Rook.
Skegby - 1 Blackcap [male on garden feeders], 1 Fieldfare [feeding on apples in garden], 2 Redwing [feeding on cotoneaster berries in garden], 12 Goldfinch [feeding in alder tree in garden].
Beeston Canal - 7 Bohemian Waxwing [still at Boots campus], Cormorant [London Road].
Gedling Pit Top - 4+ Short-eared Owl [hunting at 13.00].
Mon 21st Jan
Bennerley Marsh - Little Egret [and over Awsworth].
Warsop - 12 Bohemian Waxwing [Nethercross Drive].
Gedling Pit Top - Bullfinch [male], 10+ Greenfinch, 3 Common Kestrel, 100+ Goldfinch, 6 Redwing, 3 Short-eared Owl, 1 Merlin [male], 1 Common Snipe, 7 Reed Bunting, 10 Siskin, Grey Wagtail, 1 Common Buzzard, 50 Fieldfare, Lesser Redpoll [female], 3 Green Woodpecker, 1 Skylark.
Warsop - c.75 Bohemian Waxwing.
Beeston Canal - 7 Bohemian Waxwing [top of poplar trees at about 16:00].
Sutton in Ashfield - 1 Yellowhammer [feeding with blackbirds in garden]
Worksop - 1 European Robin [in Sainsbury's feeding on floor and shelves], c.200 Fieldfare [west past Meadow Lea at 13:10].
Newstead Village - 1 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker [seen flying between terraced houses and trees].
Sun 20th Jan
Wollaton Park - 2 Whooper Swan [located during WeBS survey].
Lound - Long-tailed Duck [Neatholme Pit].
Misson to Newington - 2 Stonechat, 11 Whooper Swan.
Mapperley Top - 1 Rough-legged Buzzard [rear of Traveller's Rest].
Langford Lowfields - 2 Whooper Swan, 3 Northern Pintail [2 males, 1 female], 12 Common Goldeneye, 76 Common Pochard, 3 Dunlin, 12 Common Snipe, 1 Common Buzzard, 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Brambling[male], 1 Water Rail [heard].
Attenborough Nature Reserve - 3 Common Shelduck, 2 Red-crested Pochard, Little Egret.
Beeston Canal - Common Kingfisher [London Road].
Meadows - Redwing, Long-tailed Tit [Queens Walk].
Chilwell - 16 Bohemian Waxwing [Clarkes Lane.
Hickling - Woodcock, 6 Lesser Redpoll, 8 Long-tailed Tit, Bullfinch.
Martin's Pond - Lesser Spotted Woodpecker [high in trees near Old Coach Road with tits], Long-tailed Tit, Eurasian Jay, Tufted Duck, Wren, Mute Swan, Mallard.
West Bridgford - Abbey Park: 1 Redwing, 250+ Fieldfare.
Sat 19th Jan
Calverton - 15 Bohemian Waxwing.
Holme Pierrepont - 8 Smew, 1 Greater Scaup [female].
Beckingham - A631: 2 Bohemian Waxwing [200 metres west of Beckingham roundabout].
Gonalston - 1 Bullfinch, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Yellowhammer, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Pied Wagtail, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Northern Lapwing, 3 Reed Bunting, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Eurasian Nuthatch.
King's Mill Reservoir - Greenfinch, Chaffinch, Dunnock, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Mallard, Moorhen, Coot, Mute Swan, Canada Goose, Common Pochard, 3 Eurasian Teal, 8 Gadwall, Little Grebe, Northern Lapwing.
Maun Valley Trail - Spa Ponds: 3 Common Snipe, Redwing, Fieldfare [numerous], Bullfinch, 20+ Siskin.
Hoveringham - Railway Lake: 1 Bittern [flushed from reedbed]. Sailing Lake: 1 Iceland Gull [adult], 1 Glaucous Gull [1st winter], 1 Mediterranean Gull [1st winter].
Calverton - 17 Bohemian Waxwing.
Gotham - 30 Bohemian Waxwing.
Clifton Grove - Bittern.
West Bridgford - Abbey Park: 100+ Northern Lapwing [to south-west], 27 Fieldfare, 4 Redwing.
Hickling - Harby Bridge: 100+ Skylark, 40+ Northern Lapwing, 50+ Fieldfare, 4 Redwing, Eurasian Sparrowhawk.
Kinoulton - Garden: Eurasian Sparrowhawk, 1 Redwing, 1 Fieldfare.
Newark - The Park: Goldcrest, Blackcap [female].
Fri 18th Jan
Rufford Country Park - 2 Hawfinch [car park].
Arnot Hill Park - 50 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Eurasian Sparrowhawk. Feeders: Chaffinch, Siskin, Tree Sparrow, Goldcrest, Goldfinch, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit.
Keyworth - 12+ Fieldfare [feeding on remains of berries in garden].
Clumber Park - 2 Hawfinch [around chapel], 1 Brambling [female feeding on spilled grain at Hardwick Farm], Yellowhammer, Chaffinch, Reed Bunting, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Siskin, Lesser Redpoll, 30 Cormorant.
Hickling Village / Grantham Canal - 30+ Northern Lapwing, 20 European Golden Plover, 25+ Tree Sparrow, Yellowhammer, 2 Lesser Redpoll, 29 Mute Swan, 2 Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Redwing, 35+ Fieldfare, 3 Common Snipe, 2 Mistle Thrush, 2 Bullfinch, 6 Reed Bunting, 200+ Rook, Stock Dove, Tawny Owl [calling], 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 5 Skylark.
Carburton - Great Tit, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Reed Bunting, Dunnock, Chaffinch, Blackbird, European Robin, Grey Heron, Common Pheasant, Eurasian Nuthatch, Mallard, Common Goldeneye [female], Great Spotted Woodpecker [female].
Thu 17th Jan
Aslockton - 12 Tree Sparrow, 2 Blackcap [1 male and 1 female], 2 Reed Bunting [1 male and 1 female].
Meadows - Eurasian Starling, Redwing [football pitches].
Nottingham - Redwing [Queens Drive/Waterway Street].
Wed 16th Jan
Blidworth - 2 Brambling [in garden].
Attenborough Nature Reserve - 1 Goldcrest.
Tue 15th Jan
Chilwell - 2 Bohemian Waxing [Holmfield Road garden at 15:30].
Gedling Pit Top - Short-eared Owl, Common Buzzard, Grey Heron, Common Kestrel, 2 Goldfinch, 3 Blackbird.
Hucknall - Lesser Redpoll, 1 Siskin [male], 8 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 10 Greenfinch.
King's Mill Reservoir - 4 Common Snipe, 70+ Northern Lapwing, 12 Eurasian Teal, Pied Wagtail, Grey Wagtail, Blackcap [female], Common Pochard, Little Grebe, c.3000 Black-headed Gull.
Mon 14th Jan
Vernon Park Lake - 3 Goosander.
Attenborough - Goldcrest [in village].
Bennerley Marsh - 16 Common Snipe, 12 Bohemian Waxwing, 30 European Golden Plover, 64 Northern Lapwing, 125 Black-headed Gull.
Mapperley - Westdale Lane: Blackcap, 2 Long-tailed Tit, Goldfinch, Coal Tit, Great Tit, Eurasian Starling.
Cotham Woods - Barn Owl.
Harlow Wood - 1 Goldcrest, 2 Bullfinch, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Lesser Redpoll.
Sun 13th Jan
Hoveringham - 2 Raven, 1 Green Sandpiper.
Clumber Park - 2 Common Shelduck.
Rufford Country Park - 2 Hawfinch [in both yew trees and lime trees next to car park moving on to the Ice House], 10 Goosander [3 males, 7 females], 1 Water Rail, 4 Eurasian Nuthatch, 5 Treecreeper, c.40 Siskin, c.20 Lesser Redpoll, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Eurasian Jay, Redwing, Goldcrest, Coal Tit.
South Muskham - A1 Lake Roost: 1 Black-headed Gull [albino/leucistic], 4 Yellow-legged Gull, 73 Gadwall.
Bennerley Marsh - 74 Northern Lapwing, 41 European Golden Plover, 2 Little Grebe, 18 Eurasian Teal, 73 Eurasian Wigeon, 1 Common Kingfisher, 172 Black-headed Gull, 30 Jackdaw, 4 Bullfinch, 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk.
Moorgreen Reservoir - 19 Tufted Duck, 44 Canada Goose, 56 Greylag Goose, 4 Little Grebe, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Gadwall, 6 Eurasian Teal, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Eurasian Jay, 6 Eurasian Nuthatch, 4 Treecreeper, 2 Coal Tit.
Gedling Pit Top - 3 Short-eared Owl, 1 Jack Snipe.
Nottingham - Dunnock [Maid Marian Way].
Beeston Canal - 2 Canada Goose.
Meadows - 2 Redwing [Queens Walk Recreation Ground].
Sat 12th Jan
Bennerley Marsh - 30 Bohemian Waxwing.
Clumber Park - 4 Hawfinch, Siskin [flock], c.30 Mandarin Duck, 1 Brambling [feeding station].
Hickling - Dalby Brook: Green Sandpiper, Grey Wagtail.
Hoveringham - 4 Whooper Swan, 6 Goosander [Railway Lake].
Bennerley Marsh - c.100 Common Snipe, 9 Jack Snipe, 3 Water Rail, 2 Common Kingfisher.
Gedling Pit Top - 2 Short-eared Owl, 1 Jack Snipe.
Colwick Country Park - 1 Goldcrest [Colwick Hall].
Fri 11th Jan
Holme Pierrepont - Finger Ponds: 4 Smew [3 females, 1 male].
King's Mill Resevoir - c.70 Northern Lapwing, 12 Common Snipe, 12 Eurasian Teal, Gadwall, Common Pochard, Little Grebe, c.750 Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull.
Colwick Country Park - Hall Lake: 2 Northern Shoveler, 2 Gadwall, Grey Heron, 10 Long-tailed Tit, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Goldcrest, Bullfinch. West Lake: Grey Heron, 5 Little Grebe, 55 Eurasian Wigeon, 15 Northern Shoveler, 2 Common Pochard. Colwick Lake: 60 Eurasian Wigeon, 15 Northern Shoveler, 6 Little Grebe, 44 Common Pochard, 4 Common Goldeneye, 7 Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull.
Gedling Pit Top - 4 Short-eared Owl, 2 Common Kestrel, Green Woodpecker.
Carburton - Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Willow Tit [at feeders next to Carburton Lake], 20 Long-tailed Tit, Common Pheasant, Mallard, 6 Goosander, 1 Mandarin Duck [male at 16:30],12 Tufted Duck, 3 Gadwall, Mute Swan, Coot, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 10 Grey Heron, Chaffinch, 6 Bullfinch [4 males and, 2 females - in woods on National Cycle Route between Carburton and Clumber Park], Blackbird, Rook, Magpie, Carrion Crow, Black-headed Gull, Common Buzzard [feeding at ground level], 5 Great Spotted Woodpecker [2 at feeders next to lake, 3 in woods on National Cycle Route towards Clumber], Woodpigeon, Wren, Eurasian Nuthatch, Eurasian Starling, Reed Bunting, 2 Grey Wagtail [16:30].
Clumber Park - 17 Mandarin Duck [11 male, 6 female - including several roosting in a tree], Mallard, Common Pochard, Tufted Duck, 1 Goosander, 2 Gadwall, Canada Goose, Greylag Goose, Great Crested Grebe, Moorhen, Coot, 5 Eurasian Jay, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Redwing, Song Thrush, Treecreeper, 3 Goldcrest, Chaffinch, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Coal Tit, Willow Tit [chapel grounds], Blackbird, European Robin, Eurasian Nuthatch, Stock Dove, Woodpigeon, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Black-headed Gull, 16+ Cormorant [roosting west of Clumber Bridge].
Thu 10th Jan
Wollaton Park - Lesser Spotted Woodpecker.
Ravenshead - c.40 Bohemian Waxing [Main Road at 13:30].
Meadows - Sandays Close: 3 Long-tailed Tit, Blue Tit.
Wed 9th Jan
Hoveringham - Sailing Lake: 1 Mediterranean Gull [adult in roost], 15 Yellow-legged Gull.
Rufford Country Park - 1 Hawfinch, 1 Bohemian Waxwing [in tree with Hawfinch].
Tue 8th Jan
Southwell - 4 Bohemian Waxwing [Racecourse Lane].
Hockley - c.100 Pied Wagtail [tree at bottom of Carlton Street. Appeared from over the Ice Arena roof].
Colwick Country Park - 3 Smew [2 females and 1 male on Hall Lake].
Holme Pierrepont - Ski Lagoon: 9 Little Grebe, Skylark, c.40 Lesser Redpoll.
Clumber Park - 1 Common Shelduck, 5 Mandarin Duck, 1 Common Goldeneye [male], 1 Goosander [male].
Felley Mill - 2 Raven, 25 Redwing.
Meadows - Sandays Close: 3 Goldfinch, 2 Blue Tit, European Robin, Woodpigeon, Eurasian Starling, Blackbird.
Mon 7th Jan
Carlton - 1 Blackcap [female on mahonia and feeders].
Rufford Country Park - 3 Hawfinch [lime trees - from car park].
Gringley Carr - 2 Bewick's Swan, c.35 Whooper Swan [on floods north over River from end of Carr Lane].
River Trent - Wilford Toll Bridge to Beeston Weir: Goosander, Common Goldeneye, Tufted Duck, Mallard, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Grey Heron, Common Buzzard, Redwing, Fieldfare, Eurasian Starling, Chaffinch, European Robin, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Crow, Magpie, Blackbird, Coot, Moorhen, Cormorant, Eurasian Jay.
Sun 6th Jan
Wollaton Park - 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2+ Cormorant, 2+ Grey Heron, Mute Swan, Canada Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, c.10 Eurasian Wigeon, 20+ Gadwall, Mallard, c.20 Northern Shoveler, 30+ Common Pochard, Tufted Duck, Moorhen, Coot, Black-headed Gull, Common Gull, Woodpigeon, 1 Green Woodpecker, 5+ Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker [at very south of grounds east of lake feeding high in trees with Treecreepers and Tits], Wren, Dunnock, European Robin, Blackbird, 4+ Mistle Thursh, 2+ Goldcrest, c.15 Long-tailed Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, 5+ Eurasian Nuthatch, 3+ Treecreeper, 2 Eurasian Jay, Magpie, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, c.20 Siskin.
Hoveringham - 1 Glaucous Gull [immature], Barn Owl, 6 Little Grebe, Little Egret.
Misson - 45 Whooper Swan, 5 Bewick's Swan [both species flooded field about half a mile upstream of village - easily viewed from River Lane], 500+ Eurasian Wigeon, 24+ Common Snipe, 50 Reed Bunting, Common Buzzard, Common Kestrel, Siskin.
Clumber Park - 6 Siskin , 17 Cormorant , 8 Mandarin Duck [either side of ornamental bridge], Lesser Spotted Woodpecker [flew from trees to island in lake opposite Lincoln Terrace], Goldcrest, Brambling [briefly at bird tables], Great Spotted Woodpecker [feeders], 5 Common Pochard, Goosander, Siskin, Lesser Redpoll, Marsh Tit, Stock Dove.
Gedling Pit Top - 4 Short-eared Owl, Reed Bunting , Common Kestrel.
Bestwood Country Park - 1 Brambling [male with goldfinches - visiting garden near Sidlaw Rise].
Stanton on the Wolds - 2 Blackcap [pair on garden feeders].
Balderton Lake - 3 Goosander, 1 Common Kingfisher.
Cotham - 95 Pink-footed Goose [over], 8 Red-legged Partridge, 6 Yellowhammer.
Worksop - Thievesdale: 4 Common Buzzard.
Sat 5th Jan
Attenborough Nature Reserve - Church Pond: 26 Gadwall, 2 Common Pochard, 4 Great Crested Grebe. Clifton Pond: 12 Eurasian Wigeon, 2 Goosander, Grey Heron, 90 Northern Lapwing, Bullfinch. Tween Pond: 2 Eurasian Wigeon, 22 Gadwall, 4 Common Goldeneye, 25 Eurasian Teal, 5 Grey Heron, 60 Northern Lapwing. Delta: Marsh Tit, 2 Willow Tit, Coal Tit, 2 Common Pochard, 6 Gadwall, 8 Northern Shoveler. Works Pond: 12 Common Snipe, 3 Goosander, 2 Eurasian Teal. River Trent: 3 Goosander. Erewash Field: Green Woodpecker, 12 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 70 Fieldfare.
Newark - A46 bypass: 1 Little Egret [over, low near sewage works].
Dorket Head - Short-eared Owl.
Bulwell Hall Park - 6+ Long-tailed Tit, 4+ Great Tit, 2+ Blue Tit, 20+ Bullfinch, 2+ Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Common Kestrel, Common Buzzard, Skylark, Dunnock, 10+ Blackbird, 4+ Mistle Thrush, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 8+ European Robin, Pied Wagtail, 4+ Wren, Redwing, Goldcrest, Common Coot, Mallard.
Hoveringham - 2 Little Egret, 4 Goosander, 7 Common Goldeneye, 37 Northern Lapwing, 2 Common Buzzard, 3 Eurasian Wigeon, c.200 Fieldfare.
Elkesley - 12 Bohemian Waxwing [by A1 - just north of village, c.150 Pink-footed Goose [over to north at 12.35].
Nottingham - Tinkers Leen: Common Kingfisher, Wren, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, Blackbird, Woodpigeon.
King's Mill Reservoir - 17 Bohemian Waxwing [drive into car park in alder trees].
Clumber Park - 2 Common Goldeneye [male and female], 2 Hawfinch, Goosander, 2 Mandarin Duck [male and female].
Budby Pumping Station - 2 Common Gull, 6+ Brambling, Common Kingfisher.
Welbeck Lakes - 16 Goosander, Common Goldeneye [female].
Colwick Country Park - 2 Smew [male and female on Hall Lake].
Fri 4th Jan
Lound - Hayton Common: 2 Short-eared Owl, 1 Barn Owl. Neatholme Scrape: 1 Northern Pintail. Water-ski Pit: 2 Red-crested Pochard.
Clumber Park - 4 Hawfinch [behind chapel].
Hoveringham - Sailing Lake: 1 Barn Owl, 5 Common Buzzard, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Jack Snipe, 6 Yellow-legged Gull [in roost], 1 Tawny Owl.
Mansfield Woodhouse - Maun Valley: Common Buzzard, Eurasian Nuthatch, Eurasian Jay, Common Pheasant, Tawny Owl [calling], Great Spotted Woodpecker, Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Common Kestrel, Dunnock.
Vernon Park Lake - 2 Red-crested Pochard [mating], 9 Goosander.
Thu 3rd Jan
Wollaton Park - Lesser Spotted Woodpecker.
Bingham - c.90 Bohemian Waxwing [Saxondale].
Wed 2nd Jan
Highfields - Great Spotted Woodpecker, 13 Goosander, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Egyptian Goose, 4 Common Pochard, 3 Eurasian Teal.
Aslockton - 2 Tree Sparrow [garden], 1 Reed Bunting [male in garden].
Bingham - 15 Redwing.
Clumber Park - Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant [over], Grey Heron, Mute Swan, Greylag Goose, Canada Goose, Mandarin Duck [3 males and 2 females from bridge], Gadwall, Eurasian Teal, Mallard, Common Pochard, Tufted Duck, Common Goldeneye, Moorhen, Coot, Black-headed Gull, 1 Stock Dove, Woodpigeon, Collared Dove, Great Spotted Woodpecker [male on feeders near bridge], Dunnock, European Robin, Blackbird, 2 Mistle Thrush, 2+ Marsh Tit [on feeders near bridge], 4+ Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, 10+ Eurasian Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, Eurasian Jay, Magpie, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Eurasian Starling, Chaffinch, c.50 Siskin [in alders on island], 3+ Lesser Redpoll [with Siskin], 3+ Bullfinch, 2+ Hawfinch [trees east of chapel].
Tue 1st Jan
Vernon Park Lake - 2 Red-crested Pochard [pair], 18+ Goosander.
Balderton Lake - 3 Goosander [2 males and 1 female].
Gedling Pit Top - 2 Short-eared Owl, 2 Common Buzzard, 1 Common Kestrel.
Netherfield - Ouse Dyke: 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Little Egret, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Bullfinch.
Hoveringham - village: 5 Little Egret, 2 Egyptian Goose.
Langford Lowfields RSPB - 2 Whooper Swan, 2 Little Owl.
Clumber Park - 8 Hawfinch [back of chapel - showing very well].
Hoveringham - 1 Mediterranean Gull [1st winter in roost], 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Green Sandpiper.
Bennerley Marsh - Eurasian Wigeon, Goosander [female], 2 Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Common Buzzard, 26 Northern Lapwing, Common Snipe, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Common Gull, 90 Black-headed Gull. Chat Corner: Common Snipe, 2 Meadow Pipit, 5 Mistle Thrush, 2 Redwing.
Highfields - 8 Goosander, 2 Egyptian Goose.
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