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Sun 31st Oct
Langford Lowfields - 1 Bearded Tit [heard], 1 Bittern, 3 Little Egret, 1 Jack Snipe, 4 Green Sandpiper, 4+ Water Rail, c.5,000 Starling [reed-bed roost].
Hoveringham - 1 Caspian Gull [adult in roost - Railway Lake], 1 Yellow-legged Gull[sub-adult In Roost On Railway Pit], 2 Green Sandpiper [small Pit Between Sailing Pit And River].
Rufford Country Park - 9 Whooper Swan [on main lake before departing north].
Girton Gravel Pits - Greater Scaup.
Attenborough Nature Reserve - Bearded Tit [Clifton Pond reed-bed].
Clumber Park - Water Ford: Northern Lapwing [large flock], 26 European Golden Plover.
Hucknall - Great Spotted Woodpecker [garden].
Sat 30th Oct
Hoveringham - Railway Lake: c.200 Eurasian Wigeon, c.50 Great Black-backed Gull, c.100 Common Gull, c.50 Lesser Black-backed Gull, Reed Bunting, Fieldfare, 2 Common Shelduck.
Colwick Country Park - 2 Common Buzzard [west at 15:00], 30 Siskin, 2 Common Goldeneye [Main Lake], Great Crested Grebe [2 juveniles being fed by parents].
Edingley - Greaves Lane: 2 Yellow-legged Gull [adults], 1 Herring Gull, 30 Lesser-black Backed Gull, 1 Common Buzzard, 200 European Golden Plover.
Welbeck - Robin Hood Trail: Common Pheasant, 2 Common Kestrel, Common Buzzard, Woodpigeon, Blue Tit, Coal Tit, Robin.
Cuckney - Green Woodpecker.
Meden Pumping Staion - Bullfinch [4 pairs], 2 Common Snipe, Siskin, Lesser Redpoll, Grey Wagtail, 4 Brambling, Water Rail.
Clumber Park - Siskin [medium-sized flock], Fieldfare [large Flock], 3 Yellowhammer, 52 Pink-footed Goose [through], Great Grey Shrike [10:00 - 10:30 South Lawn], Northern Shoveler, Firecrest [feeding station near bridge at 10:45], Green Woodpecker.
Fri 29th Oct
Collingham Pits - 6 Common Goldeneye, 6 Little Egret.
Kilvington - West Lake: 1 Greater Scaup [female], 2 Common Goldeneye, 1 Common Redshank.
Thu 28th Oct
King's Mill Reservoir - Red-crested Pochard [near sailing club between 11:30 and 12:15.
Cuckney - 6 Bohemian Waxwing [Greendale Car Park].
Wed 27th Oct
Cuckney - 6 Bohemian Waxwing [Village Hall].
Kilvington - West Lake: 1 Greater Scaup [female/immature].
Mon 25th Oct
Langford Lowfields - 1 Bittern, 2 Little Egret, 1 Water Rail, 1 Northern Pintail, 1 Stonechat.
Collingham Pits - 1 Northern Pintail, 4 Common Goldeneye, 1 Little Egret.
Kilvington Lakes - 3 Common Goldeneye, 2 Dunlin.
Girton - 3 Greater Scaup [on A1133 Pit], 200 Pink-footed Goose [east].
Hoveringham - 1 Common Redshank, 22 Eurasian Teal, 16 Eurasian Wigeon [small Railway Lake].
Drakeholes - Chesterfield Canal: 3 Common Kingfisher, 16 Mallard, Robin, 3 Moorhen.
Sun 24th Oct
Balderton - 12 Bohemian Waxwing [large tree just off Lacey Green, briefly at 12:30].
Arnold - 150+ Pink-footed Goose [east].
Hoveringham - 1,200+ Pink-footed Goose [over east-south-east between 10:05 and 10:55].
Langar - 500+ Pink-footed Goose [over east].
Clifton - 6 Bohemian Waxwing [over Morrison's car park].
Clifton Grove - 5 Brambling [west].
Barton-in-Fabis - c.2,000 Pink-footed Goose [in 8 skeins from 08:30 to 10:30], Eurasian Curlew [riverside].
Kilvington - c.1,300 Pink-footed Goose [in 6 skeins from 09:45 to 11:30], 3 Goosander [male], 2 Sparrowhawk.
Wollaton Park - 4 Ring-necked Parakeet.
Sat 23rd Oct
Mapperley - Lesser Spotted Woodpecker [over Elliott Durham School playing fields 16:00].
Brackenhurst - 1 Brambling [male - Halloughton Field Feeding Station].
Cotgrave - 3 Bohemian Waxwing [feeding on hawthorn berries on golf course - 6th tee]
Fri 22nd Oct
Meden Pumping Station - 3 Whooper Swan [09:00].
Mansfield - 2 Bohemian Waxwing[Herbert Street - flew north-west].
Wollaton Park - 55 Gadwall, 2 Northern Shoveler, 3 Eurasian Wigeon, 3 Red-crested Pochard.
Colwick Woods - Fieldfare, Redwing.
Attenborough Nature Reserve - 2 Goosander [Works Pit - females].
Kilvington Lakes - 1 Yellow-legged Gull [adult], 2 Dunlin, Skylark [passage south].
Thu 21st Oct
Hucknall - 35 Fieldfare [garden].
Welbeck - Robin Hood Trail: Cormorant, 18 Common Pheasant, 3 Common Kestrel, Common Buzzard.
Wed 20th Oct
Collingham Pits - 3 Whooper Swan, 100 Pink-footed Goose [over south-east mid-morning], 1 Little Egret, 1 Green Sandpiper.
Langford Lowfields - 2 Northern Pintail, 1 Bittern [showed continuously 07:30 - 08:30. Viewed from blind], 1 Green Sandpiper, 2+ Bearded Tit.
Bentinck Void - 5235 Fieldfare [west or north-west], 1975 Pink-footed Goose [east].
Ruddington - 100+ Pink-footed Goose [to south-east. High and very 'talkative' at 09:30].
Tue 19th Oct
Mattersey - Common Kestrel.
Basford - Grey Wagtail [Day Brook].
Attenborough Nature Reserve - c.220 Northern Lapwing, c.50 Eurasian Wigeon, c.20 Northern Shoveler, 22 Gadwall, 36 Eurasian Teal, 2 Common Snipe, Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Common Kingfisher.
Besthorpe - c.1000 European Golden Plover [viewwed from Langford Lowfields].
Drakeholes - Chesterfield Canal: Common Kingfisher, Jackdaw, 3 Jay, 5 Green Woodpecker, Common Kestrel, Common Pheasant, 11 Mallards, Goldfinch, 7 Chaffinch, 3 Moorhen, Robin.
Brackenhurst - 24 Mallard [Sheepwalks Pond - a site record], 5 Bullfinch [Morton Lane], 12 Skylark, 3 Meadow Pipit [big Dickholme Set-aside].
Mon 18th Oct
Collingham Pits - 4 Whooper Swan [07:30], 1 Common Goldeneye, 1 Little Egret.
Langford Lowfields - 3 Bearded Tit, 1 Bittern, 3 Water Rail, 1 Little Egret, 2 Common Buzzard, 2 Green Sandpiper.
Sun 17th Oct
Lound - 5 Whooper Swan, 2 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Northern Pintail, 1 Common Goldeneye, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Little Egret, 1 Chiffchaff.
Hawton - Goldfinch [large flock with other finches], 27 Skylark, 2 Common Buzzard, 2 Lesser Redpoll, 1 Brambling.
Attenborough Nature Reserve - 4 Common Buzzard, Tree Sparrow. Clifton Pond Gadwall, Eurasian Curlew, Egyptian Goose, Water Rail [several sightings], Eurasian Wigeon, Eurasian Teal, Northern Shoveler, Northern Lapwing, Common Snipe. Tween Pond Lesser Black-backed Gull, Green Sandpiper, Northern Lapwing.
Epperstone - 1 Common Buzzard, 4 Bullfinch [Cross Keys car park].
Oxton Estate - 100+ Fieldfare, 1 Common Buzzard.
Sat 16th Oct
Lound - c.1000 European Golden Plover, 2 Black-necked Grebe, Merlin, Little Egret, 2 Ruff.
Meden Pumping Station - Sparrowhawk, 3 Common Buzzards, Linnet, Coal Tit, Willow Tit, Marsh Tit, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Siskin [small flock], Redwing, 6 Herring Gull, Yellowhammer, Little Grebe, Common Pochard, Bittern [in at 14:58 - left-hand-side of bridge].
Fri 15th Oct
Arnot Hill Park - Pond Area: 2 Mute Swan, 1 Gadwall [drake], 19 Tufted Duck, 15 Red-crested Pochard, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Grey Wagtail [1 ringed bird], 13 Long-tailed Tit. Pond Area: 32 Black-headed Gull. Pond Area: 18 Canada Goose [driven off by resident Black Swans], 19 Black-headed Gull, 1 Cormorant, 1 Sparrowhawk [female bird].
Drakeholes - Chesterfield Canal 3 Common Buzzard, 21 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Mute Swan, Robin, Common Kingfisher, Merlin, Common Kestrel, Moorhen, Mallard, Great Tit.
Pinxton - 1 Redwing.
Thu 14th Oct
Tollerton Lane - 1 Barn Owl.
Stanton on the Wolds - 15+ Redwing, Blackbird [probable migrant groups], Mistle Thrush [probable migrant groups], 2 European Golden Plover [over], 1 Grey Wagtail, Tree Sparrow, c.20 Goldfinch, 11 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Common Buzzard.
Kilvington Lakes - 3 Red-crested Pochard [East Lake], 1 Common Scoter [drake on East Lake], 2 Jack Snipe, 4 Common Snipe.
Wed 13th Oct
Hoveringham - Rock Pipit [A52 pit].
Pinxton - 1 Jay, 6 Jackdaw, 30+ Woodpigeon, 1 Goldfinch, 4 Bullfinch, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Collared Dove, 5 Moorhen, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Dunnock, 1 Coot, 1 Robin.
Brackenhurst - Green Sandpiper [Sheepwalks Pond].
Arnot Hill Park - Pond area: 3 Grey Wagtail, 23 Tufted Duck, 18 Red-crested Pochard, Mallard [8 ducklings hatched today], 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker [first sighting in this area of park], 28 Black-headed Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull. Rear of Old House/ Rose Garden: 2 Eurasian Nuthatch, ,3 Goldcrest, 1 Fieldfare, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Garden Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 2 Jackdaw, Blackbird, Robin, Dunnock, Tree Sparrow, Carrion Crow, Magpie, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Goldfinch. Bowling Green: 5 Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 8 Magpie, 12 Collared Dove, 1 Coal Tit, 5 Great Tit, 11 Blue Tit, Woodpigeon, Tree Sparrow, Robin, Dunnock, Goldfinch.
Tue 12th Oct
RSPB Beckingham Marshes - c. 400 Pink-footed Goose.
Woodthorpe Park - 3 Green Woodpecker [Mansfield Road end].
Attenborough Nature Reserve - Merlin [Delta], c.20 Gadwall, c.25 Eurasian Wigeon, c.25 Northern Shoveler, c.50 Eurasian Teal, 4 Common Pochard, Common Snipe, 43 Northern Lapwing, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6 Skylark [over], 6 Sand Martin [briefly over Clifton Pond], 2 Marsh Tit.
Arnot Hill Park - 1 Long-eared Owl [in large sycamore on pond island].
Drakeholes - Chesterfield Canal Common Kingfisher, 3 Cormorant [over], Robin, Wren, Mallard, Moorhen.
Oldcotes - Common Buzzard.
Mon 11th Oct
Woodthorpe - 2 Redwing.
Attenborough Nature Reserve - Rock Pipit [Clifton Pond in morning].
King's Mill Reservoir - 12 Common Snipe, 3 Cormorant, 100+ Black-headed Gull, 10 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Jay.
Welbeck- Robin Hood Trail: Common Kestrel, 10 Common Pheasant [black variety]. Dukeries Garden Centre: 2 Common Buzzard.
Sun 10th Oct
Pinxton - 2 Jay, 4 Woodpigeon, 2 Green Woodpecker, 2 Skylark.
Cotham - 11 Redwing [behind tip].
Oxton Estate - 60+ Northern Lapwing, 15 Golden Pover, 32 Grey Partridge, 1 Common Redstart, 4 Skylark, 8 Pied Wagtail.
Attenborough Nature Reserve - Clifton Pond: Eurasian Curlew, Common Snipe.
Gedling Pit Top - 1 Northern Wheatear [female or juvenile].
Sat 9th Oct
Pinxton - 1 Common Kestrel, 2 Jay, 1 Coal Tit, 8 Mistle Thrush [flock].
Calverton Colliery - 1 Northern Wheatear [female].
Cotham Tip - 4 Swallow.
Attenborough Nature Reserve - 1 Ringed Plover [Clifton Pond].
Meden Pumping Station - 1 Northern Pintail [eclipse drake - until 10:30], Water Rail, 2 Brambling, Siskin [small flock], 25 Redwing [through], 50+ Fieldfare [through], Chiffchaff, 2 Wren, 7 Northern Shoveler [2 males & 5 females], Willow Warbler, Yellowhammer, Cormorant, 1 Lesser Redpoll, 1 Common Snipe, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Marsh Tit, Willow Tit, Long-tailed Tit, 1 Skylark, Eurasian Teal, Gadwall, 2 Common Kingfisher, 1 House Martin.
Thu 7th Oct
Hucknall - Annesley Road: 5 Common Buzzard, Sparrowhawk [male, circling together].
Mansfield - Barn Owl [Hamilton Hill, just south of A617].
Holme Pierrepont - Little Egret [feeding in the margins of main rowing lake].
Meden Pumping Station - Woods: Sparrowhawk, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Wren.
Wed 6th Oct
Newark - Barnby Gate Area - 1 hour visible migration: 33 Skylark, 28 Meadow Pipit, 3 Barn Swallow, 17 Goldfinch, 3 Siskin.
Tue 5th Oct
East Drayton - 6 Common Buzzard [spiralling over village], 40+ Swallow [feeding over village].
Attenborough Nature Reserve - Eurasian Curlew [Barton Flash], Tawny Owl [flew into willows near Delta], 3 Common Snipe, Yellow-legged Gull [Main Pond], 6 Swallow, 61 Eurasian Wigeon, c.50 Eurasian Teal, c.40 Northern Shoveler, 8 Common Pochard, 41 Gadwall.
Mon 4th Oct
Attenborough Nature Reserve - 2 Common Tern [juveniles, Church Pond].
Wellow- 3 Common Buzzards
Sun 3rd Oct
Cotham Flash - Barn Owl, Little Owl.
Attenborough Nature Reserve - Black Tern, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull [juvenile], Canada Goose, Greylag Goose, Common Shelduck, Egyptian Goose, Mallard, Eurasian Teal, Northern Shoveler, Eurasian Wigeon, Gadwall, Cormorant, Grey Heron, Coot, Moorhen, Great Crested Grebe, Little Grebe, Northern Lapwing, Mute Swan, Common Snipe, Woodpigeon, Carrion Crow, Magpie, Jackdaw, Reed Bunting.
Holme Pierrepont - 10+ Sand Martins [north-east end of ski lagoon].
Sat 2nd Oct
Meden Pumping Station - 1 Hawfinch [in bush - right of bridge], Siskin [medium sized flock], 50+ Swallow, 25 House Martin, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Willow Tit, Marsh Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Great Spotted Woodpecker.
Hoveringham - Sailing Lake: Yellow-legged Gull [in roost], Common Kingfisher, 4 Swallow, Sparrowhawk.
Kilvington - West Lake: 1 Little Egret, 1 Yellow-legged Gull [adult].
Nottingham - Spotted Flycatcher [Park Estate].
Langford Lowfields - 1 Bittern [flew over reed-bed], 2 Northern Pintail, 3 Eurasian Curlew, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Stonechat, 1 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Siskin [flew south], 3 Jay, 2 Common Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Willow Tit, 14 Swallow [flew south].
Pinxton - 1 Green Woodpecker, 4 Magpie, 1 Sparrowhawk [female], 4 Bullfinch.
Meden Pumping Station - Osprey, Chiffchaff, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Eurasian Teal, Cormorant, Marsh Tit.
Clumber - 5 Jay, Green Woodpecker, Common Kestrel.
Fri 1st Oct
Arnold - 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Coal Tit, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Great Tit, 7 Blue Tit, 4 Chaffinch, 10 Greenfinch, 2 Robin, 6 Blackbird, 4 House Sparrow.
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