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July 2010


Sat 31st Jul

Colwick Country Park - Black Swan, Mute Swan, Canada Goose, Greylag Goose, Great Crested Grebe, Little Grebe, Coot, Moorhen, Grey Heron, Mallard, Tufted Duck, 3 Muscovy Ducks, 4 Red-crested Pochard, Common Tern, Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black Backed Gull, Cormorant, Blue Tit, Chaffinch, Robin, Blackbird, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Magpie, Woodpigeon, Kingfisher, Yellowhammer, Pied Wagtail.

Clumber - 8 Common Kestrel, 5 Jay, 6 Green Woodpecker, 4 Carrion Crow, Chaffinch.

Fri 30th Jul

Attenborough Nature Reserve - 5 Little Egret [Clifton Pond], Grasshopper Warbler [Wheatear Field].

Budby Common - 1 Green Sandpiper, Linnet, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Green Woodpecker, 1 Skylark, 1 Meadow Pipit, 3 Yellowhammer, 1 Common Kestrel, 2 Stonechat [apir], 2 Common Redstart [pair].

Besthorpe Nature Reserve - Marsh Harrier, 3 Little Egret, Common Kestrel, Common Buzzard, Sedge Warbler, Common Tern

Thu 29th Jul

Collingham - 1 Eurasian Wigeon, 5 Little Egret, 4 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper.

Cotham Flash - 1 Green Sandpiper.

Kilvington Lakes - 1 Little Egret, 5 Common Sandpiper, 1 Yellow-legged Gull.

Attenborough Nature Reserve - 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Little Egret, 1 Common Kingfisher, c.180 Northern Lapwing.

Wed 28th Jul

Attenborough Nature Reserve - Red Knot, 15 Black-tailed Godwit [Clifton Pond], 2 Green Sandpiper, 7 Little Egret, 35 Common Tern, 1 Common Sandpiper. 2 Eurasian Teal, 1 Eurasian Wigeon.

Meden Pumping Station - Green Sandpiper, Common Buzzard, Swallow.

Budby Common - Skylark, Meadow Pipit, Linnet, Green Woodpecker, Yellowhammer.

Tue 27th Jul

Clumber - 10 Common Kestrel, 3 Green Woodpecker, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Jay.

Mon 26th Jul

Collingham Pits - 5 Little Egret, 5 Green Sandpiper, 5 Common Sandpiper.

Besthorpe Gravel Pits - 1 Little Egret, 6 Green Sandpiper.

Kilvington - West Lake: 1 Little Egret, 2 Dunlin, 3 Common Sandpiper.

Attenborough Nature Reserve - 6 Little Egret, Green Sandpiper [Clifton Pond], Grasshopper Warbler [Wheatear Field], Oystercatcher [over].

Netherfield Lagoons - c.100 Lesser Black-backed Gull, c.100 Northern Lapwing, c.100 Black-headed Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, Herring Gull, 5 Common Tern, 11 Cormorant, c.50 Coot, 4 Little Grebe, 20 Tufted Duck, Mallard, Moorhen, 8 Mute Swan, Magpie, Carrion Crow, Green Woodpecker, Goldfinch, Reed Warbler, 10 Sand Martin, 20 Swallow, 40 Woodpigeon, Feral Pigeon, Collared Dove, Blue Tit, 5 Long-tailed Tit, Yellow Wagtail, Blackcap, Reed Bunting.

Bentinck Void - Eurasian Wigeon [female].

Clumber Park - Eurasian Nuthatch, Stock Dove, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Marsh Tit, Willow Tit, Robin, Common Redstart, 2 Mandarin Duck [pair], Cormorant, Chaffinch [feeding chicks].

Sat 24th Jul

Budby Common- 3 Treecreeper. 4 Goldcrest, 1 Hobby, 1 Common Kestrel, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 5 Stonechat, 5 Coal Tit, 7 Yellowhammer, 4 Tree Pipit, 8 Willow Warbler.

Fri 23rd Jul

Budby Common - 5 Green Woodpecker, 3 Tree Pipit, 4 Stonechat [incl 2 juveniles], 3 Common Redstart [male, female and juvenile], 5 Linnet, 7 Yellowhammer, Goldcrest [with large flock of tits and Treecreeper], Treecreeper.

Budby - Yellow Wagtail.

Arnold - 1 Willow Warbler [back garden].

Arnot Hill Park - Pond/Overflow area: 6 Goldfinch, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 5 Dunnock [1 ringed bird], 7 Greenfinch, 3 Grey Wagtail [flitting between reed beds], 1 Blackcap [ringed], 2 Coot [+6 young], 3 Black-headed Gull, 25 Red-crested Pochard [all wild birds, including ducklings], 14 Tufted Duck [with numerous broods], 7 Swallow, Mallard [numerous], Moorhen [numerous]. Rear of Old House/ Rose Garden: 18 Chaffinch, 32 Woodpigeon, 5 Carrion Crow, 5 Magpie, 2 Jackdaw, 6 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 1 Goldcrest, 25+ Starling, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Wren, 1 Coal Tit, 6 Collared Dove, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Grey Heron, [seen flying off from neighbouring garden], Blackbird [numerous], House Sparrow [numerous], Robin [numerous].

Thu 22nd Jul

Attenborough Nature Reserve - 2 Little Egret [Clifton Pond], c.200 Northern Lapwing [on Clifton & Tween Ponds], Grasshopper Warbler, Northern Wheatear.

Wed 21st Jul

Attenborough Nature Reserve - Clifton Pond: Common Redshank, Dunlin, 2 Little Egret, 2 Green Sandpiper. Tween Pond:, Common Shelduck.

Warren Hill - 2 Green Woodpecker [Warren Hill Primary School].

Clumber Park - Great White Egret, Sparrowhawk, Common Buzzard, Yellow Wagtail, Pied Wagtail, Reed Bunting, Reed Warbler, Linnet.

Tue 20th Jul

Carburton - Crossroads: 1 Turtle Dove, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Buzzard.

Attenborough Nature Reserve - Clifton Pond: Little Egret, Black-tailed Godwit, Dunlin.

Clumber Park - Great White Egret.

Arnold - 8 Long-tailed Tit [garden feeder].

Mon 19th Jul

Attenborough Nature Reserve - Grasshopper Warbler [Wheatear Field].

Dukeries Garden Centre - Common Buzzard.

Sun 18th Jul

Budby Common- 2 Stonechat, 5 Tree Pipit, 1 Common Buzzard.

Oxton Estate - 1 Common Buzzard, 8 Yellowhammer, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 6 Grey Partridge, 1 Common Redstart, 6 Common Swift.

Clumber Park - Great Spotted Woodecker, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Chaffinch.

Sat 17th Jul

Arnot Hill Park - Pond Area: 19 Tufted Duck [plus 17 ducklings], 9 Red-crested Pochard [plus 18 ducklings [mixture of wild & feral birds], 1 Cormorant, 9 Swallow, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Coot, 2 Canada Goose, Mallard, Moorhen. Rose Garden/Rear of Old House: 14 Greenfinch, 1 Goldcrest, 21 Chaffinch, 7 Magpie, 4 Pied Wagtail, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Eurasian Nuthatch, 9 Goldfinch, 3 Wren, 30+ Starling, Dunnock, Blackbird, Collared Dove, Woodpigeon, House Sparrow, Blue Tit [including 2 ringed birds], Robin, Carrion Crow.

Clumber Park - Great White Egret [from ornamental bridge - present all day round edge of lake], Common Crossbill, Lesser Whitethroat, Common Whitethroat, Tree Pipit, Blackcap.

Fri 16th Jul

Budby Pumping Station - Red Kite [through low].

Dukeries Garden Centre - 2 Common Buzzard [pair, soaring].

Thu 15th Jul

New Basford - River Leen: 5 Garden Warbler.

Beeston - River Trent: 3 Common Kingfisher, 1 Common Sandpiper, Swallow, Common Tern, Black-headed Gull.

Wed 14th Jul

Meden Pumping Station - Common Sandpiper, Spotted Flycatcher, Common Kestrel.

Mon 12th Jul

Attenborough Nature Reserve - 2 Little Egret.

Sun 11th Jul

Newark - Red Kite [Sconce Hill].

Attenborough Nature Reserve - Little Egret, Grey Heron, Mute Swan, Canada Goose, Greylag Goose, Egyptian Goose, Tufted Duck, Mallard, Great Crested Grebe, Black-headed Gull, Common Tern, Cormorant, Carrion Crow, Eurasian Starling, Northern Lapwing, Reed Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Great Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Common Kestrel, Woodpigeon, Stock Dove, Robin, Blackbird, Magpie.

Sat 10th Jul

Clumber Park- Common Buzzard, Yellow Wagtail, Yellowhammer, Linnet, Reed Warbler, Reed Bunting, Goldfinch, Greenfinch.

Fri 9th Jul

Attenborough Nature Reserve - Clifton Pond: 7 Black-tailed Godwit, Little Egret.

Thu 8th Jul

Budby Common - 2 Stonechat, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Common Kestrel, 1 Common Buzzard, 2 Tree Pipit, Yellowhammer.

Wed 7th Jul

Attenborough Nature Reserve - 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Little Egret, 2 Oystercatcher [flying near Beeston Lock].

Harlow Wood- Tawny Owl.

Sherwood Forest - Treecreeper, Blue Tit, Collared Dove, Jackdaw, 2 Spotted Flycatcher [near Major Oak].

Tue 6th Jul

Grantham Canal - Cropwell Locks: 2 Marsh Tit, 1 Grasshopper Warbler [reeling], 3 Common Buzzard.

Sun 4th Jul

Bulwell - 3 Northern Lapwing.

Welbeck Raptor Watchpoint - 1 Sanderling [through].

Sat 3rd Jul

King's Mill Reservoir - Black-tailed Godwit.

Langford Lowfields - Hobby, 5 Little Egret, 6 Common Tern.

Clumber Park - Hobby, Common Buzzard, Yellowhammer, Linnet, Swallow, House Martin, Common Swift, Sand Martin, Skylark, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Reed Bunting.

Arnot Hill Park - Pond Area & Overflow: 2 Common Pochard, 37 Tufted Duck [plus broods], 2 Canada Goose, 12 Red-crested Pochard [plus broods]], 2 Coot, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, Mallard, Moorhen [with broods], 2 Grey Wagtail, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Greenfinch. Rear of Old House/Rose Garden: 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Eurasian Nuthatch, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Green Woodpecker [grass bank at rear of Civic Centre], 1 Blackcap, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Pied Wagtail, Robin, Dunnock, Blackbird, Chaffinch, Blue Tit.

Fri 2nd Jul

Budby Common - 3 Meadow Pipit, 2 Skylark, 2 Green Woodpecker, Common Kestrel, 4 Yellowhammer, Tree Pipit [singing], 3 Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, 6 Carrion Crow, 2 Magpie.

Meden Pumping Station - Common Buzzard, Reed Bunting, Yellow Wagtail, Pied Wagtail, Oystercatcher, Common Kestrel.

Thu 1st Jul

Lound - 30+ Mute Swan, 50+ Coot, 10+ Reed Warbler, Common Whitethroat, Little Egret, 20+ Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Pochard, Great Crested Grebe, 4 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler, 6 Moorhen, 3 Grey Heron, 10+ Swallow, 20+ Tufted Duck , 4 Goldfinch, 2 Chaffinch.

Dukeries Garden Centre - Common Buzzard [visiting empty Rook nests].

Welbeck- Common Buzzard [Robin Hood Trail].

King's Mill Reservoir - Black-tailed Godwit.


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