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November 2004


Tue 30th Nov: Clumber park - Gt Grey Shrike at Clumber Park today 1020hrs.
Tue 30th Nov: Fountaindale - Buzzard 1 drifted east, Willow Tit 1
Mon 29th Nov: Wollaton Park - Great Spotted Woodpecker, Mistle Thrush - sensory gardens, Jay - Thompsons Wood, Gadwall - main lake, Nuthatch - numerous, all over the site, Lessser Spotted Woodpecker - possibly heard the 4 note "pee pee pee pee" call on Lime Tree Avenue, but alas, it remained hidden!! Commoner tit and finch species also spread about the site, as were Carrion Crow, Wood Pigeon etc
Mon 29th Nov: Attenborough - Bittern x2[Delta],Short Eared Owl,Stonechat,Water Rail,Jack Snipe,Shelduck,Goosander X28,Buzzard.
Sun 28th Nov: Attenborough - Goosander X31, Goldeneye X6[2 drakes], Water Rail, Buzzard,
Sun 28th Nov: Attenborough - 30x Goosander - Main Pond , 10x Golden Plover - Works Pit, Kingfisher - Works Pit , Great Spotted Woodpecker,
Sun 28th Nov: Welbeck Lake - Caspian Gull
Sat 27th Nov: Attenborough - 30x Goosander - Works Pit , 4x Golden Plover - Works Pit , 3x Kingfisher - One each end of Main Pond and one in the Delta Sanctuary , Water Rail , Approx 6x Goldcrest , Green Woodpecker
Fri 26th Nov: Clumber Park - Great grey Shrike
Thu 25th Nov: river Maun - Dipper still present 1345hrs Thursday 25th Nov some 50m downstream of the Hermitage Lane bridge over the river Maun.
Thu 25th Nov: Calverton - Buzzard
Thu 25th Nov: Farnsfield - Little Owl
Thu 25th Nov: Attenborough - Golden Plover X26[Works Pit], Short Eared Owl X2[south of river], Goosander X17, Drake Goldeneye
Wed 24th Nov: Sturton-le-Steeple - Merlin -- chasing and catching a Skylark
Wed 24th Nov: Trent Valley Way between Barton in Fabis and Clifton - 12 Tree Sparrow \' Greater Spotted Woodpecker, Treecreeper, Goldcrest and good flock of Green finch(c 200).
Tue 23rd Nov: Attenborough - Golden Plover X81, Goosander X6, Short Eared Owl X2[Over river at Barton], Pair Goldeneye , Shelduck
Sun 21st Nov: Holme Pit, Clifton - 3 Short eared Owls hunting over fields between pit and Beeston Weir, also 40 Linnets, 30 Greenfinches, 2 Stonechats near to the weir
Sun 21st Nov: Attenborough - Bittern[from hide 13.45], Goosander X25[works pit], Short Eared Owl[south of river], Little Egret[over] Herring gull X4[over]
Sat 20th Nov: Holme Pit, Clifton - 3 Short eared Owls over near-by fields
Sat 20th Nov: Attenborough - Bittern[from hide,14.00 till 14.10] Goosander X13[Main Pond] Short Eared Owl X2[over river,at Barton]
Sat 20th Nov: Eakring - 1 Peregrine - Eakring Flash area, 1 Woodcock - Eakring Meadows, 2 Jack Snipe - Eakring Meadows
Fri 19th Nov: Fountaindale - c80 Siskin
Fri 19th Nov: Attenborough - Golden Plover[over] C25 Goosander X4 Water Rail
Thu 18th Nov: Attenborough[New Works] - Ring Necked Duck Corn Bunting X20
Wed 17th Nov: - Drake Goldeneye[Church Pond] Goosander X4[Main Pond]
Tue 16th Nov: Maun Vally Trail, Ravensdale - Goshawk
Tue 16th Nov: Attenborough[new works] - Ring Necked Duck, Corn Bunting, Yellowhammer c40, Grey Partridge x7, Tree Sparrow c20
Mon 15th Nov: Attenborough (New Workings) - 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 Jack Snipe, 18 Snipe , 2 Stonechat
Mon 15th Nov: Attenborough - 3 Stonechats[Erewash Meadows], Chiffchaff
Sun 14th Nov: Attenborough(Erewash Fields) - 2 Short-eared Owls , 220 Pink-footed geese over (9.30 am) , 17 Snipe
Sun 14th Nov: Attenborough(New Workings) - c. 45 Golden Plover over , 15 Snipe , Ring-necked duck
Sun 14th Nov: Lound - Mute Swan 135, Gadwall 144, Teal 93, Shoveler 95, Pintail 1 drake over Walter's Lane Pit, Red-crested Pochard 15-16 (inc 4 drakes), Pochard 353, Tufted Duck 507 (I think this is a site record?), Goldeneye 22, Goosander 3 redheads on Neatholme Pit, Lots of Ruddy Duck (Not saying how many?), Water Rail 8 (inc 6 in one reedbed alone), Moorhen 79, Coot 1,626, Lapwing 242, Snipe 4, Green Sandpiper 1, Skylark 89 (Clayworth/Hayton Common and the Sheep Fields), Meadow Pipit 24, Grey Wagtail 4, Wren 44, Dunnock 42, Robin 36, Blackbird 83, Chiffchaff 3 (inc 1 Neatholme Bridge and 2 near Lound Sewage Works), Goldcrest 21, Blue Tit 46, Great Tit 41, Treecreeper 4, Tree Sparrow 10 (Feeding Station), Greenfinch 102, Goldfinch 83, Bullfinch 24 (Record Count?),
Sun 14th Nov: Welbeck Raptor Watchpoint - Caspian Gull (in the afternoon at least)
Sun 14th Nov: Longdale Lane near Papplewick - Male Hen Harrier being harried by Raven!
Sun 14th Nov: Attenbough NR - Whooper Swan, near Barton Lane Bridge. @ 12:00 noon.
Sat 13th Nov: Annesley Pit Top - Drake Scaup [on pit behind Facia factory]
Sat 13th Nov: Clumber Park - Great grey Shrike [South Lawn], Adult Caspian Gull [Main Lake]
Sat 13th Nov: Misterton Carr - Hen Harrier [female],
Sat 13th Nov: Attenborough - 3 Short eared Owls[over river at Barton], 2 Little Egrets (Over the Coneries), Common Buzzard, 5 Goldeneye
Sat 13th Nov: Attenborough(New Workings) - Ring-necked Duck
Sat 13th Nov: Beeston Rylands - Grey Wagtail
Fri 12th Nov: Clumber Park - Caspian Gull[Main Lake}
Fri 12th Nov: Trent Bridge - Mediterranean Gull
Fri 12th Nov: Nottingham (Brooke Street) - Blackcap
Fri 12th Nov: Annesley Pit Top - Drake Scaup, 300+ Golden PLover.
Fri 12th Nov: Attenborough - 3 Stonechat, 5 Goosander (Drakes), Water Rail, 2 Blackcaps
Thu 11th Nov: Nottingham General Cemetary - Chiffchaff, Blackcap
Thu 11th Nov: Sutton Lawns Park - 2 Brambling. Chiffchaff
Thu 11th Nov: Clumber Park - Great grey Shrike[South Lawns], Caspian Gull[Lake]
Thu 11th Nov: Attenborough - Water Rail, 4 Goldeneyes
Thu 11th Nov: Wollaton Park - 2 Great spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, Nuthatch, many Jays, plus a few Mistle Thrushes, Fieldfares and Redwing
Tue 9th Nov: Attenborough - 2 Goosander, Yellow legged Gull
dd>Tue 9th Nov: Annesley Pit top - Drake Scaup, 2 Stonechats
Tue 9th Nov: Clumber Park - Great Grey Shrike [Hardwick Ford], Caspian Gull [Clumber Lake]
Tue 9th Nov: Arnold(Kilbourne Road) - Waxing [10:15]
Tue 9th Nov: Hockerton Housing Project - 2 Green Sandpipers flew around lake
Mon 6th Nov: Clumber park - Great Grey Shrike[ near to the ford], Adult Caspian Gull[ on the Lake]
Mon 8th Nov: Cotgrave Wood - 4 Brambling, 2 Redpoll, Siskin, 3 Woodcock, Tawny Owl, 4 Willow Tit, Marsh Tit
Sun 7th Nov: Clumber Park - Great grey Shrike[Ford], 4 Stonechat[Ford], adult Caspian Gull[north end of the lake]
Sun 7th Nov: Annesley Pit Top - drake Scaup
Sun 7th Nov: Lound(General) - 3 Treecreeper, 80+ Redwing, 4 Willow Tit[Neatholme and Cross Lanes], 10+ Skylark - moving south, 20+ Blackbird, 3+ Bullfinch[Cross Lane]
Sun 7th Nov: Lound(Clayworth Common) - Good numbers of Fieldfare, Bar-headed Goose(feral bird with Grey-lags)
Sun 7th Nov: Lound(Chainbridge Lane area) - Chiffchaff, 20+ Goldcrest
Sun 7th Nov: Lound(Neatholme Pits) - 2 Pintail
Sun 7th Nov: Lound(Chainbridge NR Scrape) - Green Sandpiper, Shelduck
Sun 7th Nov: Lound (Neatholme Scrape) - 9 Red-crested Pochard, Water Rail[NW corner near flowing inlet dyke], Woodcock
Sun 7th Nov: Mistleton Carr - Hen Harrier
Sun 7th Nov: Vernon Pond, Basford - Kingfisher
Sun 7th Nov: Fountaindale - Woodcock, c80 Siskin, 2 Nuthatch
Sun 7th Nov: Attenborough[Old Tip] - 2 Stonechats(male + female)
Sun 7th Nov: Attenborough - 16 Common Snipe[Works Pit], Water Rail[Clifton Pit], 2 Short-eared Owl, 4 Goldeneye, 2 Buzzards, Willow Tit, Barnacle Goose
Sat 6th Nov: Annesley Pit Top - Snow Bunting(female)
Sat 6th Nov: Attenborough(New Workings, Long Eaton) - Ring-necked Duck
Sat 6th Nov: Clumber Park - Great Grey Shrike[S.E. side of the Lake at SK630742]
Fri 5th Nov: Attenborough - 19 Common Snipe[Works Pit], 8 Goldeneye[Clifton Pit], Short-eared Owl[Erewash Field]
Fri 5th Nov: Holme Pierrepont - Bittern [flushed from close to Buggy Land, c 1pm]
Fri 5th Nov: Wollaton Park Lake - 2 Scaup [08:30]
Thu 4th Nov: Clumber Park - Great Grey Shrike again at the south east of lake.
Thu 4th Nov: Attenborough - 3 Lesser Redpolls, 3 Siskin, Grey Wagtail, 2 Tree Sparrows
Wed 3rd Nov: Attenborough (Erewash Field) - 3 Short-eared Owls about 4.30pm
Wed 3rd Nov: Attenborough - 7 Goldeneye, 8 Common Snipe
Wed 3rd Nov: Clumber Park - Great Grey Shrike on south east side of lake
Wed 3rd Nov: Annesley Pit top - Male Scaup
Wed 3rd Nov: Nottingham (Lenton Lane) - Rock Pipit flying South
Wed 3rd Nov: Thrumpton/Barton-in-Fabis - 2 Egyptian Geese
Wed 3rd Nov: Holme Pierrepont - 21 Redshank, 3 Dunlin, 11 Common Snipe, 200+ Wigeon, 5 Siskin
Tue 2nd Nov: Silverhill Wood - Grey Wagtail, Willow Tit, 6 Bullfinch, c. 60 Goldfinch, 50 Fieldfare south
Tue 2nd Nov: Attenborough - 2 Short-eared Owls, female Goldeneye
Mon 1st Nov: Attenborough - 2 Stonechats[male + female-- old tip], 2 Grey Wagtails
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