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Wed 30th Jun
Normanton - Grasshopper Warbler [Corkhill Lane].
Langford Lowfields - 6 Oystercatcher [along river], Common Redshank, Hobby, 2 Little Egret.
Mon 28th Jun
Norton - Common Buzzard, Barn Owl, Sparrowhawk.
Bentinck Colliery - Little Owl [nearby].
A616 - Common Buzzard [Cuckney - Cresswell].
Welbeck Raptor Watchpoint - Common Buzzard, Sparrowhawk, Hobby, Common Kestrel, Grey Heron, Canada Goose, Greylag Goose, Black-headed Gull, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Great Created Grebe, Common Swift, Swallow, House Martin, Skylark, Yellowhammer, Common Whitethroat, Carrion Crow, Woodpigeon, Collared Dove, Goldfinch.
Collingham - Spotted Flycatcher, Little Egret, 3 Hobby, 2 Oystercatcher, Common Shelduck, Common Redshank.
Sun 27th Jun
Norton- Sparrowhawk, Common Buzzard [hunting rabbit].
Arnold - 3 Common Buzzard [over Henry Mellish Rugby Club].
Stapleford - 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker [Trowell vicinity].
Cuckney - 3 Red-legged Partridge.
Clumber Park - Common Pheasant [with 7 young].
Sat 26th Jun
Clumber Park - Ford: 2 Hobby, Common Buzzard, Willow Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Grasshopper Warbler, 6 Yellow Wagtail [young], Swallow, Common Swift, House Martin, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, 6 Mute Swan [3 pairs with young also], Reed Bunting.
Nottingham - 1 Red-crested Pochard [Nottingham Canal].
Fri 25th Jun
Attenborough Nature Reserve - 49 Northern Lapwing, c.100 Sand Martin, 4 Common Kingfisher, 8 Red-crested Pochard, c.50 Common Tern, 4 Gadwall, Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, Common Whitethroat, Blackcap.
Bennerley Marsh - 2 Common Redshank, 35 Northern Lapwing, 4 Black-headed Gull, 3 Grey Heron, Grey Wagtail, Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Common Whitethroat, Blackcap, 2 Common Swift, 4 Swallow. Chat Corner: 2 Skylark, 3 Reed Bunting. North Marsh: Common Buzzard, Common Kestrel, 7 Reed Bunting, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 15 Sand Martin, 6 Swallow.
Thu 24th Jun
Bennerley Marsh - 45 Northern Lapwing, 3 Common Redshank, 6 Black-headed Gull, 3 Grey Heron, 3 Common Whitethroat, Garden Warbler, Blackcap. North Marsh: 8 Reed Bunting, Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, 45 Swallow, 12 Sand Martin. Chat Corner: 5 Meadow Pipit, 3 Skylark, 3 Linnet, 4 Reed Bunting, 2 Grey Heron.
Sherwood Forest - Jay, Magpie, 5 Pied Wagtail, Jackdaw, Wren.
Wed 23rd Jun
Arnold - Lime Lane: Red Kite, 1 Common Buzzard.
Tue 22nd Jun
Bentinck Void - Grasshopper Warbler [reeling - edge of Salmon Lane].
Mon 21st Jun
Bilborough - Tawny Owl [Coventry Lane].
Collingham - 2 Spotted Flycatcher [pair.
Sherwood Forest - Great Spotted Woodpecker.
Sun 20th Jun
Kilvington - Hobby, Little Egret, Common Kestrel [2 males], 4 Common Buzzard, Sparrowhawk [female], Oystercatcher [pair with 1 young], Common Tern [pair with 1 chick].
Budby Common - 3+ Cuckoo [heard Only], 3 Common Redstart [separate male, female & juvenile], 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Tree Pipit, 4+ Common Buzzard, 1 Common Kestrel, 4+ Great Spotted Woodpecker [including juveniles], 3+ Garden Warbler.
Manton- Kestrel [A57].
Ranby - Sparrowhawk [prison].
Fri 18th Jun
Kirklington - 2 Red Kite.
Bennerley Marsh - 2 Common Redshank, 11 Northern Lapwing, 5 Black-headed Gull, Common Tern, Willow Warbler, Blackcap, 2 Common Swift, 5 Swallow, Jay. Water Treatment Works: 45 Common Swift, 30 House Martin, 14 Swallow, 5 Sand Martin, Willow Warbler. Chat Corner: 2 Green Woodpecker, 2 Skylark, 3 Reed Bunting, 5 Common Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat.
Thu 17th Jun
Papplewick Moor - 20+ Corn Bunting , 4 Yellowhammer, 3 Reed Bunting, 6 Northern Lapwing, 2 Cuckoo, 2 Goldfinch, Chaffinch, 5+ Skylark, 2 Red-legged Partridge, 2 Common Pheasant, 10+ Woodpigeon, 4 Blackbird.
Castle Marina - 1 Red-crested Pochard [male].
Tue 15th Jun
Woodborough - Roe Hill: 2 Cuckoo, 2 Great Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 2 Yellowhammer, Common Pheasant, 5 Jackdaw.
Attenborough Nature Reserve - 1 Common Pochard, 2 Dunnock, 5 Grey Heron, 1 Common Kingfisher, 5 Common Tern, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 30+ Starling, Sparrowhawk, 2 Common Kestrel, 2 Reed Bunting, 3 Reed Warbler, 4 Egyptian Goose, 6 Red-crested Pochard, 20+ Sand Martin, 5 Common Whitethroat, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Great Tit, 3 Chaffinch, 4 Tree Sparrow, Pied Wagtail [juvenile], Gadwall, Black-headed Gull [including many with young].
Mon 14th June
Welbeck Lakes - 6 Common Shelduck [3 pairs - some with young].
Sun 13th June
Eakring - 2 Turtle Dove.
Hoveringham - 2 Oystercatcher [with young], Spotted Flycatcher, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Blackcap [with young], Common whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat [with young], Garden Warbler, Reed Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Common Tern.
Clumber Park - Old Bridge: 6 Jackdaw, Mandarin Duck [female], 3 Stock Dove.
Sat 12th Jun
Budby Pumping Station - Red Kite [north].
Annesley - 2 Hobby [pair hawking for insects].
Bennerley Marsh - 5 Black-headed Gull, Common Tern, 2 Common Redshank, 10 Northern Lapwing, Jay, 2 Common Whitethroat. Chat Corner: 5 Reed Bunting, 3 Common Whitethroat, 2 Linnet, Blackcap. Bennerley Marsh.
Fri 11th Jun
Clifton Grove - 2 Linnet, 4 Reed Bunting, Reed Warbler [several], 3 Common Buzzard, 5 Common Whitethroat, 1 Red-legged Partridge, Northern Lapwing [several]. 3 Common Tern.
Clumber Park - Jay [chased by Chaffinches], 6 Greylag Goose [with young], Wren, 4 Tufted Duck [2 pairs], Great Spotted Woodpecker.
Cuckney - Red-legged Partridge.
Norton - Tawny Owl, Barn Owl, Common Buzzard, Sparrowhawk.
Thu 10th Jun
Caunton - Red Kite, 2 Common Kestrel.
Mon 7th Jun
Arnot Hill Park - Pond Area: 14 Red-crested Pochard [including 3 broods], 24 Tufted Duck, 2 Coot, 2 Canada Goose, 2 Greylag Goose, 1 Chiffchaff, 9 Goldfinch, 2 Blackcap, Mallard [numerous], Moorhen. Bowling Green: 1 Common Whitethroat, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Sparrowhawk [circling green], 1 Coal Tit [ringed bird]. Numerous: Chaffinch, Greenfinch, House Sparrow, Blue Tit, Great Tit.
Clumber Park - 2 Mandarin Duck [pair], Great Spotted Woodpecker, Eurasian Nuthatch, Jackdaw, 3 Stock Dove, Chaffinch.
Norton - Common Buzzard [hunting rabbits], 2 Northern Lapwing, Sparrowhawk [attempted to strike Lapwing in flight], 5 Pied Wagtail, Robin.
Sun 6th Jun
Welbeck- Robin Hood Trail: Common Buzzard [soaring].
Sat 5th Jun
Norton - Barn Owl [quartering field].[
Fri 4th Jun
Cotham Flash - Long-eared Owl [hunting over flashes], Little Owl, Sparrowhawk, Common Kestrel, 5+ Grasshopper Warbler, Sedge Warbler [scarce in recent years at this site].
Mansfield Woodhouse - Red Kite [drifting low - heading north].
Nottingham - Canal: Red-crested Pochard.
Woodborough- Roe Hill: 2 Jackdaw, Green Woodpecker, 2 Red-legged Partridge, 4 Common Pheasant, Blackcap, 2 Yellowhammer, 3 Skylark, Cuckoo [heard], Chaffinch, 2 Goldfinch, 2 Bullfinch.
Thu 3rd Jun
Five Lane Ends - Common Buzzard [carrying young rabbit into trees].
Retford - Hallcroft Fishery area: 3 Common Buzzard [mobbed by corvids].
Mansfield Woodhouse - Red Kite [drifting low - heading north].
Sherwood Heath SSSI - Green Woodpecker [calling], Great Spotted Woodpecker [calling], 2 Linnet, Willow Warbler [calling], Cuckoo [calling].
Wed 2nd Jun
Kilvington Lakes - West Lake: 2 Yellow-legged Gull [2nd summer birds].
Mansfield Woodhouse - 2 Hobby [hawking insects].
Tue 1st Jun
Clumber Park - 4 Mandarin Duck [2 pairs].
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