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Tue 31st May
Sansom Woods Pond - Reed Warbler, Reed Bunting, Barn Swallow, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Moorhen, Mallard.
Clumber Park - Red Kite, Hobby, Common Kestrel, Cuckoo, 8+ Common Buzzard, 6 Tree Pipit, Yellowhammer, 2 Linnet, Common Whitethroat, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker [2 pairs feeding young].
Shirebrook - 1 Gannet [flying low (15 metres) south, in line with Elm Tree Avenue. Bird was in Derbyshire, but heading towards Nottinghamshire border at Pleasley].
Mon 30th May
Besthorpe - Spoonbill [single on Cormorant Colony Pit].
Sun 29th May
Kinoulton - 12+ Common Swift, 20+ Barn Swallow, 5 Skylark, 2 Yellowhammer, 2 Reed Bunting, Grey Heron, Cuckoo, 3 Common Whitethroat, 2 Sedge Warbler, 3 Stock Dove, 3 House Martin, Blue Tit [pair with juveniles], Song Thrush.
Sat 28th May
Clumber Park - Old Bridge: 2 Great Crested Grebe, Common Kingfisher [fishing], 3 Canada Goose.
King's Mill Reservoir - 2 Ringed Plover.
Attenborough Nature Reserve - Common Sandpiper, Temminck's Stint [Clifton Pond by the Tower Hide], Hobby [mixing it up with hundreds of Swifts and Hirundines], Common Whitethroat, Blackcap, Common Redshank, Egyptian Goose, Reed Warbler, Reed Bunting, Tree Sparrow [young birds on feeders], Sparrowhawk, Common Kingfisher, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Common Shelduck, Blackcap, 4+ Willow Tit, Sedge Warbler, Coot [young bird caught by fox].
Fri 27th May
Sutton in Ashfield - Sheepwash Lane: Harris Hawk [being mobbed 4 Carrion Crows and 2 Magpies], 5 Common Whitethroat, 10 Goldfinch, 1 Sparrowhawk.
Budby Pumping Station - Woodcock, Tawny Owl.
Caunton - Barn Owl [A616].
Hucknall - Cuckoo [calling in garden].
Thu 26th May
Attenborough Nature Reserve - 2 Arctic Tern [at dawn on Clifton Pond], 5 Ringed Plover [Tundrae type in the afternoon on Clifton Pond spit].
Arnot Hill Park - Pond Area: 3 Grey Wagtail, 34 Tufted Duck, 4 Coot, 29 Moorhen, 19 Red-crested Pochard, 2 Common Pochard, 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Barn Swallow, 4 Common Swift. Rear of Old House/Rose Garden: Pied Wagtail, Mistle Thrush, Carrion Crow, Jackdaw, Song Thrush, Blackbird, Dunnock, Robin, Wren, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit, Chaffinch, Magpie, Goldfinch, Greenfinch, Wood Pigeon, Coal Tit, Goldcrest, Sparrowhawk [pair circling over], Blackcap, Eurasian Starling.
West Bridgford - 5 Grey Heron [over Central Avenue - mobbed by Carrion Crow].
Tue 24th May
Sneinton to Colwick - 3 Common Whitethroat, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Great Tit, 3 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Sparrowhawk [mobbed by crow].
Mon 23rd May
Budby Common - Tree Pipit, Garden Warbler.
Budby Pumping Station - 10 Ringed Plover [passing through].
Sat 21st May
Clumber Park - Cuckoo [rufous phase bird], Common Redstart [2 pairs], 1 Lesser Scaup [bird of unknown origin near Water Splash at 07:45], Hobby, Common Swift, Barn Swallow, House Martin, Reed Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Willow Warbler, Grasshopper Warbler, Reed Bunting.
Mansfield Woodhouse - Whinney Hill Woodland and Flood Dykes: Great Spotted Woodpecker, Blackcap, Common Whitethroat, Linnet, Skylark, House Martin, Cormorant.
Holme Pierrepont - Hobby [over rowing course].
Kinoulton - 2 Common Buzzard, Hobby, 6 Common Swift, Green Woodpecker, Blackcap, Common Whitethroat, Reed Bunting, Yellow Wagtail.
Wellow - Cuckoo.
Fri 20th May
Kilvington - West Lake: 7 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin.
Thu 19th May
Maplebeck - Cuckoo [calling].
Blidworth Woods - 4 Common Buzzard, Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Tawny Owl [heard], Cuckoo, 2 Tree Pipit, Skylark, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Garden Warbler, Common Whitethroat, Goldcrest, Wren, Robin, Blackbird, Mistle Thrush, Red-legged Partridge, Common Pheasant, Rook, Carrion Crow, Jay, Coal Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Treecreeper, Yellowhammer, Chaffinch.
Samson Wood - Pond: Reed Warbler, Mallard, Moorhen, Swallow.
Arnold - 4 Common Buzzard [Howbeck Road].
Wed 18th May
Wellow - Barn Owl.
Warsop Vale - Turtle Dove [feeding in field].
Thoroton - Red Kite.
Kilvington - West Lake 8 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 3 Common Redshank.
Besthorpe NWT - New Scrape: 10 Common Shelduck, 8 Gadwall, 2 Eurasian Teal [pair], 2 Common Tern, 1 Bullfinch, 4 Oystercatcher, 1 Grey Heron [juvenile].
Collingham Pits - 1 Common Tern, 2 Dunlin, 4 Ringed Plover.
Kinoulton - Green Woodpecker, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 9 Common Swift, 6 House Martin, 3 Sedge Warbler, 5 Common Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat, Willow Warbler, Reed Bunting, 4 Goldfinch, 2 Mute Swan.
Teversal Country Park - 4 Grasshoppper Warbler.
Tue 17th May
Kilvington - West Lake: 4 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 1 Ruddy Turnstone.
Besthorpe NWT - 2 Grasshopper Warbler [riverside].
Worksop - 1 Red Kite [near Worksop].
Clumber Park - 4 Mandarin Duck [2 male & 2 female], 2 Eurasian Nuthatch, Great Sotted Woodpecker, Robin, Chaffinch, Cuckoo [calling].
Cuckney - Common Kestrel [Buskeyfield Lane].
Sat 14th May
Woodborough - Northern Wheatear [male, Bank Hill].
Harlow Wood - Wood Warbler [seen/singing - just out of the car park, left of the path going to the left of Portland College - in oaks].
Fri 13th May
Collingham Pits - 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Plover, 1 Hobby.
Besthorpe NWT South: 1 Spotted Flycatcher.
Kilvington - West Lake: 2 Dunlin.
Langford Lowfields - 3 Hobby, 1 Grasshopper Warbler [vegetation next to river].
Hoveringham - Railway Lake: 4 Oystercatcher, 2 Eurasian Wigeon.
Lambley - 2 Red-crested Pochard [Reed Pond].
Thu 12th May
Arnot Hill Park - Pond Area: 41 Tufted Duck, 17 Red-crested Pochard, 4 Coot, 26 Moorhen, 2 Common Pochard, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Grey Wagtail, 1 Garden Warbler. Rear of Old House/Rose Garden: Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Magpie, Collared Dove, Woodpigeon, Goldcrest, Eurasian Nuthatch, Goldfinch, Greenfinch, Chaffinch, Robin, Dunnock, House Sparrow, Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Mistle Thrush [ringed], Sparrowhawk [female], Pied Wagtail, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Eurasian Starling, Common Swift, Wren, Blackbird, Long-tailed Tit, Barn Swallow. Old Railway Line: Great Spotted Woodpecker, Chaffinch, Wren, Robin.
Wed 11th May
Attenborough Nature Reserve - 2 Garganey [pair on Clifton Pond], Ruddy Turnstone [Clifton Pond], 1 Dunlin [Clifton Pond], 4 Red-crested Pochard [Clifton Pond], 4 Ringed Plover [Tween Pond].
Bestwood Country Park - Mill Lakes: Common Cuckoo [singing male on south-west side].
Collingham Pits - 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Plover.
Besthorpe NWT - South: 1 Green Sandpiper.
Mon 9th May
Besthorpe NWT - 1 Common Sandpiper.
Collingham Pits - Garganey [drake on Ferry Farm Pit], 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Northern Wheatear.
Kilvington Lakes 1 Dunlin [West Lake].
Attenborough Nature Reserve - Common Redshank, 2 Common Shelduck [pair with 5 young], 2 Garganey [pair].
Holme Pierrepont - 6 Hobby [above scrub land opposite Skylark Nature Reserve].
Kinoulton - Hobby, 7+ Common Swift, 2 House Martin, 8 Common Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Yellowhammer, 2 Linnet, Stock Dove, 3 Greenfinch, 6+ Skylark, Sedge Warbler, Common Buzzard.
Arboretum - 15+ Blackbird, 2 Magpie, 5 Woodpigeon, 6 Goldfinch, Crow, 2 Chaffinch, Song Thrush, 2 Goldcrest, 10+ Mallard, Moorhen, Dunnock, Robin, Great Tit.
Sun 8th May
Attenborough Nature Reserve - 1 Hobby, Common Sandpiper, Ringed Plover.
Langford Lowfields - 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Greenshank, 1 White Wagtail.
Sat 7th May
Silverdale - 1 Hoopoe [over and on domestic roof].
Collingham Pits - 5 Temminck's Stint, 2 Ringed Plover.
Netherfield Lagoons- Spotted Flycatcher, Common Kingfisher, 15 Common Whitethroat, 4 Dunlin.
West Bridgford - Hobby [towards Edwalton].
Attenborough Nature Reserve - 2 Common Greenshank, Common Sandpiper, 1 Black Tern, Common Redshank, Crimson Rosella [escape - in trees along river].
Kinoulton - 2 Hobby [pair on pylon, calling to each other], Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Common Whitethroat, 2 Yellowhammer, 4 Skylark.
Fri 6th May
Rushcliffe Country Park - 6 Blackbird, 5 House Sparrow, 8+ Woodpigeon, Carrion Crow, 4 Magpie, 8 Eurasian Starling, 3 Goldfinch, Rook, Green Woodpecker, 12+ Common Whitethroat, 2 Chaffinch, Jackdaw, 2 Collared Dove, Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Great Tit, 2 Swallow, 15+ Mallard, 2 Moorhen, 4 Coot, 2 Mute Swan, Reed Warbler, 2 Willow Warbler, 5 Canada Goose, Greylag Goose, 2 Black-headed Gull, Little Grebe, Greenfinch, Song Thrush.
Brinsley Flash - 1 Wood Sandpiper [present till at least 19:30].
Huthwaite - Castlewood Park: 2 Northern Wheatear.
Besthorpe NWT - 4 Temminck's Stint [New Scape early to mid-morning], 3 Common Greenshank, 1 Common Snipe.
Collingham Pits - 1 Common Greenshank. Silt Pond: 1 Common Sandpiper.
Thu 5th May
Gringley Carr - 1 Marsh Harrier [female], 1 Common Kestrel [male], 1 Common Buzzard, 2 Eurasian Curlew, 2 Oystercatcher, c.20 Northern Lapwing, 3 Linnet, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Tree Sparrow, 2 Stock Dove, c.20 Black-headed Gull, 10+ Common Whitethroat.
Blidworth Woods - 7 Tree Pipit [singing males], 2 Green Woodpecker, 2 Mute Swan [over], Common Kestrel, Skylark, Goldcrest, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Blackbird, Chaffinch, Woodpigeon, Rook, Jay.
Besthorpe - South: 1 Dunlin, Northern Lapwing, 4 Common Shelduck, c.200 Sand Martin. North: Grasshopper Warbler, Yellow Wagtail, Turtle Dove.
King's Mill Reservoir - 1 Cormorant, 1 Common Tern, c.50 Swift, Swallow, House Martin, Sand Martin, Sedge Warbler.
Colwick Woods - 6 Common Swift.
Clumber Park - Mandarin Duck [male], 3 Common Cuckoo [calling], 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Mute Swan.
Whaley Thorns - Common Buzzard [soaring - Cresswell Road].
Wed 4th May
Attenborough Nature Reserve - 2 Black Tern [Main Pond].
Clumber Park - 4 Common Buzzard, Common Cuckoo.
Collingham Pits - 1 Red Knot, 1 Dunlin, 1 Common Greenshank, 3 Black Tern [through, early morning].
Kilvington - West Lake: 1 Marsh Harrier [through south at 12:30], 1 Common Sandpiper.
West Bridgford - 5 Common Swift [Abbey Park].
Mansfield - 1 Common Buzzard [harassed by 2 Crows], 1 Bullfinch, 2 Blackcap, 3 Goldfinch, 3 Woodpigeon, 2 Jackdaw, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Dunnock, 1 Magpie, 2 Robin, 1 Great Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Common Swift [heading north-west], 2 Sand Martin, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush.
Tue 3rd May
Worksop - 1 Common Swift [late evening - over cricket club].
Attenborough Nature Reserve - 2 Black Tern [Main Pond].
Clifton Grove - 1 Common Sandpiper, 5 Yellow Wagtail, c.25 Northern Lapwing, 13 Common Tern, c.10 Linnet, c.100 Eurasian Starling.
Netherfield Lagoons - Common Buzzard [attacked by Crow], Garganey, 2 Common Pochard, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Cormorant, Common Tern, Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Whitethroat, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Chaffinch, House Martin, Sand Martin, Barn Swallow, 1 Jackdaw, 7 Magpie, 1 Blackbird.
Kinoulton - 3 Sedge Warbler, 5 Common Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Mute Swan, Common Cuckoo, Yellowhammer, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Bullfinch.
Mon 2nd May
Clifton Grove - 2 Little Tern [through Beeston Weir at 09:45], 2 Dunlin, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Northern Wheatear.
Kilvington Lakes - 5 Ringed Plover, 2 Grey Plover, 1 Dunlin, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Ruddy Turnstone.
Colwick Country Park - 410 Common Swift [high above Trout Lake around 14:00], 14 Barn Swallow, 19 Sand Martin, 7 House Martin, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Garden Warbler, 7 Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Mandarin Duck, 1 Common Kingfisher, 1 Hobby [north over river at 14:30].
Welbeck Lakes - 1 Treecreeper, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Coal Tit, Moorhen, 2 Common Buzzard [pair harassing Grey Herons].
Sun 1st May
Kimberley - 2 Bohemian Waxwing [garden].
Attenboroungh Nature Reserve - Black Tern, Garganey [drake], c.20 Common Swift, 4 Common Greenshank.
Besthorpe NWT - 1 Whooper Swan [in field immediately to north-west of new scrape with Mutes], 49 Mute Swan.
Budby Heath - 2 Stonechat [pair in south-east corner], 4 Yellowhammer, 3 Common Whitethroat, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Tree Pipit, 4 Chaffinch, 4 Blackcap, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Common Buzzard, 1 Common Kestrel [male], 2 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Tit, 3 Goldfinch, 3 Eurasian Starling, 1 Green Woodpecker.
West Bridgford - 4 Barn Swallow [through, Abbey Park].
Stanton on the Wolds - 2 Ring Ouzel [male in morning and female in afternoon in gardens], 1 Mandarin Duck [male on local pond].
Pinxton - 1 Black Tern [Pinxton Canal flying towards Selston].
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