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Mon 30th Jun
Hoveringham - Railway Lake: 9 Oystercatcher [adults with young], 2 Common Redshank [plus young], 2 Common Shelduck, Great Crested Grebe [several broods], 7 Eurasian Wigeon.
Stoke Bardolph - Back of Sewage Farm: 3 Green Sandpiper, 5 Common Shelduck, 2 Oystercatcher, 73 Black-headed Gull [plus 1 fresh juvenile], 3 Lesser Whitethroat [in surrounding hedgerows], 1 Little Owl.
Netherfield Lagoons - 2 Grasshopper Warbler [reeling], 33 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Argentine Blue-bill, 1 Sparrowhawk [female, seen to fly under railway bridge at Swallow colony and mobbed by 40+ Swallow]. Plus insects: 1 Comma, 2 Red Admiral, 2 Large Skipper, 6 Meadow Brown, 5 Ringlet, 1 Cinnabar Moth, 4 Spotted Chaser, 8 Black Tailed Skimmer, 1 Emperor Dragonfly.
Sat 28th Jun
Clifton Grove - 2 Northern Wheatear.
Colwick Country Park - 3 Grey Heron, 3 Common Tern, Reed Bunting, c.200 Canada Goose, 45 Greylag Goose, 10 Tufted Duck, 1 Black Swan, 4 Mute Swan, 5 Pied Wagtail, Coot, Moorhen, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Grey Wagtail, Lesser Whitethroat, Green Woodpecker, Bullfinch [pair], Chaffinch [pair], Goldfinch (Adult & juveniles), Great Tit, 6 Long-tailed Tit, Willow Tit, House Sparrow, 2 Dunnock, Robin, Blackbird [pair], Herring Gull, Jackdaw [numerous], Carrion Crow, Magpie, Wood Pigeon.
Attenborough Nature Reserve - Clifton Pit and Wheatear Field observations: 3 Common Pochard [male], 1 Eurasian Wigeon [male], 3 Northern Shoveler [eclipse plumage], 2 Eurasian Teal, 30 Gadwall, 70 Tufted Duck, 65 Northern Lapwing, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Common Sandpiper, 45 Common Tern, Black-headed Gull, c.20 Tree Sparrow, 1 Yellow-legged Gull [roosting on Wheatear Field scrape].
Thu 26th Jun
Attenborough Nature Reserve - 3 Black-tailed Godwit, Nuthatch.
Tue 24th Jun
Cossall - 2 Lovebird Parakeet [escapes on Awsworth Lane. Shorter tailed than Ring-necked, red/orange face, green body, vivid on the back. Thought to be Lovebird Parakeet - Agapornis roseicollis. Voice like a rusty gate hinge or wheelbarrow. Not seen or heard in the area previously].
Mon 23rd Jun
Brierley - Grasshopper Warbler [Brierley Branch of the Silverhill Trail].
Sat 21st Jun
Clumber Park - 1 Mandarin Duck [female, very close to Clumber Bridge].
Fri 20th Jun
Moorgreen - Beauvale Priory Woods: 7 Common Buzzard [adults and juvenile birds], 2 Common Kestrel.
Thu 19th Jun
King's Mill Reservoir - Barn Owl [with prey].
Sun 15th Jun
Bennerley Marsh - Little Egret.
Sat 14th Jun
Kilvington - New Lake: 1 Dunlin.
Beeston - Green Woodpecker [cemetery, Wollaton Road].
Fri 13th Jun
Kilvington - New Lake: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Yellow-legged Gull [2nd summer].
Thu 12th Jun
Kilvington - New Lake: 13 Knot.
Teversal - Silverhill Trail: Bullfinch, 1 Willow Tit.
Wed 11th Jun
Rufford Country Park - Blackbird [albinistic individual].
Tue 10th Jun
Kilvington - New Lake: 1 Little Stint.
Mon 9th Jun
Hucknall - 1 Little Owl [just off Whyburn Road.
Netherfield Lagoons - 1 Red Kite [briefly over Radcliffe side around 15:30, drifted slowly South], 1 Grasshopper Warbler, Sand Martin [good numbers].
Sun 8th Jun
Bestwood Country Park - Mill Lakes: 1 Rose-ringed Parakeet [flew over calling - probable escape]. Broad Valley Stables: 2 Common Buzzard [over - circling together].
Cresswell - Great Spotted Woodpecker [juvenile].
Sat 7th Jun
Attenborough Nature Reserve - Oystercatcher, Eurasian Wigeon.
Thu 5th Jun
Kilvington - New Lake: 2 Dunlin.
Sun 1st Jun
Sherwood Forest - Country Park: 1 Tree Pipit [singing], 1 Common Redstart [singing], 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker [calling from nest site, with the young calling too].
Budby Common - 4 Tree Pipit [all singing], 2 Yellowhammer, 1 Jay, 1 Mistle Thrush.
Epperstone - Spotted Flycatcher [Cross Keys car park].
Cresswell - Spotted Flycatcher [pair].
Attenborough Nature Reserve - 1 Avocet [on Clifton Pit from 06:40 until 07:13 before flying of high North].
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