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June 2005


Thu 30th Jun: Lound - Yellow legged Gull
Thu 30th Jun: High Marnham - Turtle Dove, Mistle Thrush, 2 pair Green Woodecker with juvenile.
Thu 30th Jun: High Marnham power station - Peregrine pair with 1 juvenile
Wed 29th Jun: Caunton - The Grey crowed Crane spent most of the day (happily) on the roof of a house in Mill Lane.
Tue 28th Jun: Caunton - A Grey crowned Crane roosting for the second night running, in a dead ash tree in Mill Lane
Mon 27th Jun: Nottingham - Canal Street/London Road @13:50 1 (possibly 2) Juvenile Peregrine Falcon(s)drifting east towards Snienton.
Mon 27th Jun: Langford Lowfields - 2 Little Egrets
Mon 27th Jun: Basford - Grey Wagtail at River Leen, Basford tram stop AM
Sun 26th Jun: Langford - Shelduck, Wigeon, 3 Teal, 2 Oyster Catcher, Green Sandpiper.
Sun 26th Jun: Girton - Turtle Dove, Cuckoo, 4 Oyster Catchers, Redshank, Curlew, Redshank, 2 Shelduck.
Sun 26th Jun: Besthorpe - 2 Little ringed Plover
Sun 26th Jun: Attenborough - Green Sandpiper,LRP x7,Buzzard,Yellow Wagtail,Little Grebe + 1 chick,B.H.Gull x70
Sat 25th Jun: Langford Lowfields - 2 Little Egrets, 2 Black tailed Godwits
Sat 25th Jun: Attenborough - 2 Common Buzzard, 2 Oyster Catcher, 4 Little ringed Plover, 5 Egyptian Geese, Wigeon, 5 Teal.
Sat 25th Jun: Attenborough (New Workings) - Common Sandpiper
Fri 24th Jun: Attenborough - common sandpiper x3.LRP x5.oystercatcher.Yellow Wagtail,Lesser Whitethroat.
Thu 23rd Jun: Bestwood Village - 2 Treecreepers, plus Green Woodpecker at Forge Mill pond.
Wed 22nd Jun: Nottingham - 3x Grey Wagtails (1 male, 2 juv\'s.) in the city centre.
Wed 22nd Jun: Newton - 1 Ring-necked Parakeet feeding on sycamore seeds at 10:00am
Wed 22nd Jun: Gringley Carr - Quail 1/4 mile south of pumping station in wheat field near to metal bridge.
Wed 22nd Jun: Gotham Moor - 2 calling Quail
Wed 22nd Jun: Colwick Country Park - Lesser Whitethroat, Spotted Fly-Catcher[M.+ F.?]
Wed 22nd Jun: Blidworth Bottoms - Nightjars X2 pairs,Woodcock x2 at least,Tree Pipit,Hobby[chased off by pair of Nightjars],Long Eared Owl calling,Grey Partridge,and several strange \"Bods\" in the carpark!!
Wed 22nd Jun: Attenborough - 3 Little ringed Plovers, a few returning Lapwings and Black headed Gulls.
Tue 21st Jun: Holme Pierrepont - Blotts pit 5pm green sandpiper, good number of fledgling sand martins, heard kingfisher and lesser spotted woodpecker.
Tue 21st Jun: High Marnham - Turtle Dove ,Green Woodpecker, Yellow Wagtail, Tree Sparrows
Tue 21st Jun: Dunham-on-Trent Lakes - Shelduck, Oystercatcher, Redshank, Barn Owl
Tue 21st Jun: Beeston - 3 x Tawny owl [Baslow Drive, Beeston, 2:00am].
Tue 21st Jun: Attenborough - Green Sandpiper
Sun 19th Jun: Eakring Flash - Green Sandpiper
Sun 19th Jun: Clumber Park - Common Buzzard,
Sun 19th Jun: Attenborough - Greenshank,LRP x7,Oystercatcher,Peregrine,Buzzard,Redshank
Sun 19th Jun: Annesley - Chiffchaff, Woodcock
Sun 19th Jun: Annesley Pit Top - 4 Shelduck, 2 Little ringed Plover, Ringed Plover, Redshank.
Sat 18th Jun: Netherfield Lagoons - Little Gull (first summer)
Fri 17th Jun: Netherfield Lagoons - Little ringed Plover, Oystercatcher, Cuckoo.
Fri 17th Jun: Colwick CP - Spotted Fly-Catcher - on industrial unit, Red-Eyed Damselflies [Colwick Hall Lake]
Thu 16th Jun: Netherfield Lagoons - female Garganey on the slurry lagoons (AM)
Thu 16th Jun: Blidworth Bottoms - 2 Nightjars, several Woodcock
Wed 15th Jun: Kinoulton - Unidentified kite / harrier at Vimy Ridge, also Grasshopper Warbler singing for second week.
Tue 14th Jun: Hardwick Village (Clumber Park) - Common Buzzard, Hobby, Yellow Wagtail, Yellow Hammer, Grey Heron, Sedge Warbler, Reed Bunting, 3 Shelduck, Tawny Owl, Nighjar, Tufted Duck, Great crested Grebe. -- all from 1900-2200
Tue 14th Jun: Gringley Carr - Short eared Owl around the pumping station in the evening.
Tue 14th Jun: Attenborough - Little Gull (1st summer) [Clifton Pit 7.50AM], 2 Barnacle Goose, Grey Wagtail, 2 Yellow Wagtail, juv Tawney Owl, 6 Little ringed Plover, Tree Sparrow, 2 Oystercatchers.
Mon 13th Jun: Misterton Carr - 4 calling Quail
Mon 13th Jun: East Leake - 2 Buzzards over wood S.of Brickyard Lane.
Sun 12th Jun: Clifton Grove - Peregrine over Clifton Wood. 2 Common Buzzard Branshill Wood, 5 Tree Sparrow , 2 Yellow Wagtail & Corn Bunting near Beeston Weir
Sun 12th Jun: Attenborough - Barnacle Goose,LRP x6,Peregrine,Buzzard x2, Hobby
Fri 10th Jun: Mansfield - Common Buzzard over Nottingham Road @ 7.15PM
Thu 9th Jun: Lound - Female Marsh Harrier, with no tail, hunting along the River Idle
Thu 9th Jun: Kinoulton - Grasshopper Warbler reeling again in rough grass at below Vimy Ridge Farm - very vocal between 9pm and 10pm
Wed 8th Jun: Radcliffe-on-Soar - Common Buzzard, near to the power station
Wed 8th Jun: Kinoulton - Grasshopper Warbler reeling in rough ground next to Grantham Canal at Vimy Ridge about 9pm
Tue 7th Jun: Mansfield Woodhouse - A Raven, high over Mansfield Woodhouse n/west being mobbed by 2 Crows @ 12.40pm
Tue 7th Jun: Gedling Pit Top - Quail calling in the evening
Tue 7th Jun: Attenborough - 2 Yellow Wagtails [Clifton Pit], Common Buzzard
Mon 6th Jun: Treswell Wood - Great spotted Woodpecker with young, 3 singing Chiffchaff, plenty of Jays
Mon 6th Jun: Holme Pierrepont - 5 pm, 3 hobby together hawking insects Little Chef side of A52 pit viewed from Bassingfield layby.
Sun 5th Jun: Welbeck Raptor Watch-Point - 3 Buzzard, Osprey
Sun 5th Jun: High Marnham - Turtle Dove, Cuckoo
Sun 5th Jun: Gringley Carr - Quail by the pumping station, Marsh Harrier also
Sun 5th Jun: Dunham-on-Trent Lakes - Oystercatchers with young, Shelduck with young, Green Woodpecker, Common Tern
Sun 5th Jun: Budby Common - Long eared Owl, Woodcock[3 over].
Sun 5th Jun: Annesley Pit Top - 2 Buzzard, Little ringed Plover, Ringed Plover, Common Sandpiper, Tawny Owl.
Sat 4th Jun: West Leake - Pair of Lesser spotted Woodpeckers feeding young, West Leake Hills
Sat 4th Jun: Holme Pierrepont/A52 Pit - 2 Pochard[drakes], Goldeneye[fem.], Hobby, Cuckoo.
Sat 4th Jun: Clifton Grove - singing Grasshopper Warbler behind Holme Pit also 15+ Tree Sparrow and 1 singing Corn Bunting.
Sat 4th Jun: Attenborough - A presumed feral Lesser Whitefronted Goose on the Wheatear Field.
Fri 3rd Jun: Netherfield - Marsh Harrier, late morning.
Fri 3rd Jun: Attenborough - 5 Teal, 8 Egyptian Geese, 3 Lesser Whitethroat.
Fri 3rd Jun: Attenborough (Erewash Field) - 2 Hobbys
Thu 2nd Jun: Welbeck - 2 Ospreys in the air together, one has been present for at least 3 weeks.
Thu 2nd Jun: Attenborough - Lrp,Red Crested Pochard[female],Buzzard.
Wed 1st Jun: Wollaton Park - 1 adult,1 juv.Grey Wagtail
Wed 1st Jun: Nottingham City Centre - Peregrine Falcon[fem.], Newton Building, Trent University.
Wed 1st Jun: Bunny - Hobby hunting around Bunny village, seen everyday this week.
Wed 1st Jun: Attenborough - Common Tern,couple of birds with young on church pond raft,one bird with 3 chicks.
Wed 1st Jun: Attenborough - Blue headed wagtail \"type\"[clifton pit,18.00],Lrp x3,Wigeon[male clifton pit],oystercatcher
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