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This page will be updated on a daily basis, to provide a convenient news service to scarce & rare birds found within the County Nottinghamshire.

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Records of more common species are still very important, but should preferably be submitted to the county Recorder Keith Rainford Bullfinch194@gmail.com These records will then be added to the Nottinghamshire Birdwatchers data-base, to be included in the monthly Newsletter and Annual Reports.

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"Records of certain sensitive species may not appear here during the breeding season, unless publicised by site managers or where records relate to what are likely to be passage migrants or wandering non-breeding individuals rather than breeders. Species that this generally applies to include (but are not necessarily limited to): Avocet, Bearded Tit, Bittern, Black-necked Grebe, Black Redstart, Cetti's Warbler. Goshawk (except from Welbeck Raptor Watchpoint), Honey-buzzard (except from Welbeck Raptor Watchpoint), Marsh Harrier, Mediterranean Gull, Nightingale, Peregrine (except for Nottingham City Centre), Raven, Red Kite and Woodlark (except for Sherwood Forest NNR/Budby Common). For a range of other species, we will not include specific breeding information - this includes Barn Owl, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Little Ringed Plover, Nightjar, Turtle Dove and Willow Tit. Nevertheless, please submit your sightings anyway."


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Archived Sightings 2001 - 2020

Archived Sightings 2001 to 2022

Archived Sightings 2023

Species shown in bold Purple on this page are BBRC rarities or species recorded on less than ten occasions in the county. Bold Blue are rare and scarce county birds recorded less than annually that require a description or supporting details for the society’s archive. A full list of these species can be found on the Recording page. Red are species of interest. Bold Grey are unconfirmed sightings or a species of unknown origin.

216 Species recorded so far in 2023. Updated 4th September

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Wednesday 27th September

Idle Washlands - 3 GARGANEY, 17 Red-crested Pochard, 4 Pintail, Marsh Harrier [cream-crown], Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, 7 Ruff, 150 Common Snipe [flew across Slaynes], 3 Yellow Wagtail [Slaynes Lane, 14:00 - 16:00].

Bilborough - Probable Common Cranes [seven flew over west, 15:20].

Attenborough Nature Reserve - 2 Common Sandpiper [Clifton Pit], 120 mixed hirundines through.

Kilvington Lakes - LITTLE STINT [juvenile], 5 Ringed Plover [all juveniles], Common Sandpiper, 18 Wigeon [West Lake, this morning].

Hoveringham - 2 Ruff, 3 Dunlin, Common Snipe, Stonechat [Sailing Lake, this morning].

Tuesday 26th September

Idle Washlands - 11 CATTLE EGRET [Slaynes Lane, 18:12].

Lound [Idle Valley NR] - 2 LITTLE STINT [Chainbridge Scrape East], Hobby [Chainbridge Pit].

Holme Pierrepont - ARCTIC TERN [Blotts Pit].

Netherfield Lagoons - GARGANEY [on the Ecopark lagoon this afternoon]; also Hobby.

King's Mill Reservoir - Great White Egret, Shelduck, 4 Common Snipe.

Monday 25th September

Attenborough Nature Reserve - GARGANEY [still present on Clifton Pit].

Lound [Idle Valley NR] - LITTLE STINT, 3 Ringed Plover, Common Sandpiper, 3 Ruff, Dunlin, 2 Marsh Harrier, Swallow [Chainbridge Scrape East, this morning], 4 Ruff, c.150 Lapwing, Great White Egret, 6 Little Egret [Neatholme Fen].

East Leake - 60+House Martin, 10 Swallow [feeding over sheep pasture north of Rushcliff Golf Course this morning].

Sunday 24th September

Lound [Idle Valley NR] - LITTLE STINT, Dunlin, Ruff, Ringed Plover, 3+Snipe [Chainbridge Scrape East], BLACK-NECKED GREBE, Ruff [Neatholme Scrape], Green Sandpiper, Marsh Harrier [Netholme Fen], Hobby [Windsurf Pool].

Idle Washlands - 11 CATTLE EGRET [Slaynes Lane, 10 flew off east towards Gringley at 07:45 and one flew in from west at 08:40].

Saturday 23rd September

Holme Pierrepont - CATTLE EGRET [again Blotts Pit, this evening].

Idle Washlands - 12+ CATTLE EGRET, 10 Great White Egret, 4 Little Egret, 150+ Pink-footed Geese [south-east], 210 Gadwall, 16 Wigeon, 120 Mallard, 3 Pintail, 16 Red-crested Pochard, 350 Coot, 220 Lapwing, Snipe, 2 Ruff, Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 1m Marsh Harrier, 5 Buzzard, Kestrel, 24 Cormorant, 7 (3j) Great Crested Grebe, 3 Grey Heron, 5 Pochard, c.20 Swallow [west], 2 Stock Dove, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, Goldcrest [Slaynes Lane]. Todays Doncaster Birding

Cattle Egret - Idle Washlands © Andy Hall.

Lound [Idle Valley NR] - 2 Pintail, LITTLE STINT, Dunlin, 6 Ruff [Chainbridge Scrape East], BLACK-NECKED GREBE [Neatholme Scrape].

Rufford Pit Top - 4 Woodlark, 20 Meadow Pipit, 2 Snipe [this morning].

Friday 22nd September

Attenborough Nature Reserve - GARGANEY [Wet Marsh, from the screen, 12:35]; also Hobby [over], 3 Goosander, 5 Swallow.

Idle Washlands - 10 CATTLE EGRET [Slaynes Lane, 09:45 - 12:23 at least].

King's Mill Reservoir - LITTLE GULL [juvenile, 09:20 to 12:00 at least], Shelduck, 2 Common Snipe.

Little Gull - King's Mill Reservoir © Robin Brace.

Lound [Idle Valley NR] - 8 Ruff [Chainbridge Scrape West, late morning], Ruff, 3 Ringed Plover, 19 Egyptian Geese [Chainbridge Scrape East].

Hoveringham - GREY PLOVER [flew through, the Sailing Lake mid-morning]; also Green Sandpiper, Hobby, Whinchat, Stonechat, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Sand Martin, Common Whitethroat [all Sailing Lake].

Holme Pierrepont - CATTLE EGRET, Marsh Harrier [Blotts Pit, 09:17].

Kilvington Lakes - 6 Goosander [females on East Lake, this morning].

Thursday 21st September

Lound [Idle Valley NR] - LITTLE STINT [still present Chainbridge Scrape East, 13:10], Goldeneye, Marsh Harrier [Neatholme Pit], 8 Ruff, Greenshank, Hobby [Chainbridge Scrape West].

Hoveringham - 3 BLACK-NECKED GREBE [Sailing Lake, 08:44].

Wednesday 20th September

Idle Washlands - Hobby, Sparrowhawk, 5 CATTLE EGRET, 5 Red-crested Pochard, 3 Chiffchaff, c.100 Swallow, 10 Sand Martin, 10 House Martin [Slaynes Lane, this evening].

Holme Pierrepont - CATTLE EGRET [again Blotts Pit, this evening].

Lound [Idle Valley NR] - LITTLE STINT [Chainbridge Scrape East, 15:25].

Attenborough Nature Reserve - GARGANEY [still Clifton Pit, early afternoon], Marsh Harrier [juvenile bearing orange wing tagg 87; over Clifton Pit then flew south], 2 Common Tern [Sailing Pit], Mandarin [dr'k Clifton Pit].

Barton in Fabis - 2 Common Sandpiper, Whinchat [Cottages Flash, viewed from the ANR side of the river].

King's Mill Reservoir - Shelduck, 20 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin, 30 House Martin.

Tuesday 19th September

Attenborough Nature Reserve - GARGANEY [still Clifton Pit this evening]; also 125 Wigeon, Greenshank [morning only], Common Sandpiper, 6 Swallow, 5 House Martin.

Holme Pierrepont - CATTLE EGRET [again Blotts Pit, this evening].

Lound [Idle Valley NR] - LITTLE STINT, 3 Ringed Plover, 2 Ruff [Chainbridge Scrape East, 11:26].

King's Mill Reservoir - Shelduck, 3 Common Snipe, 40 Swallow, 25 House Martin.

Idle Washlands - 8 CATTLE EGRET [Slaynes Lane early morning only], LITTLE STINT.

Monday 18th September

Attenborough Nature Reserve - SPOTTED REDSHANK, GARGANEY, 2 Common Sandpiper [Clifton Pit, this evening], Marsh Harrier [juvenile over the river Barton in Fabis].

Holme Pierrepont - CATTLE EGRET [Blotts Pit, this evening]; also Barnacle Goose, Wigeon, Shoveller, Common Sandpiper, Lapwing, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Green Woodpecker, Kingfisher.

Lound [Idle Valley NR] - LITTLE STINT [Chainbridge Scrape East 09:05 - 16:59 at least]; also 3 Ringed Plover, Ruff, Snipe, Pintail.

Kilvington Lakes - LITTLE STINT [West Lake with juvenile Ringed Plovers this morning].

King's Mill Reservoir - Shelduck, 4 Common Snipe, Common Sandpiper, 2 KIngfisher.

Sunday 17th September

Lound [Idle Valley NR] - OSPREY [Chainbridge Scrape East, slowly drifting east/south/east 15:35], Ruff, 3 Ringed Plover, 10+Snipe, 3 Pintail, 16 Wigeon, 5 Great White Egret, 4 Egyptian Geese, 2 Jay, Cetti's Warbler, Blackcap [Chainbridge Scrape East], Hobby, 2 Little Egret, 2 Egyptian Geese, 30 Teal [Bellmoor Lake].

Gedling CP - OSPREY [circling low over the park, then drifted off towards Netherfield 13:35].

Idle Washlands - 8 CATTLE EGRET [Eight Slaynes Lane, 10:37 - 11:40 at least]; 3 Great White Egret, 4 Little Egret, 7 Dunlin, 9 Ruff, 25 Snipe, Common Sandpiper, Ringed Plover, 4 Pintail [all Slaynes Lane].

Attenborough Nature Reserve - SPOTTED REDSHANK [still Clifton Pit from Tower Hide, 10:04].

Rufford Pit Top - LRP, Raven [over low north calling, 09:30].

Langford Lowfields - BLACK TERN [Phase 3, 09:15], CASPIAN GULL [yellow ringed adult, Phase 3 10:48].

Collingham Pits - BLACK TERN [juvenile Ferry Farm Lake, 08:58 - 13:31 at least].

Saturday 16th September

Langford Lowfields - 5 CURLEW SANDPIPER [Phase 3, 16:36], CASPIAN GULL [1st-winter Phase 3 this evening].

Attenborough Nature Reserve - 3 GARGANEY, 95 Wigeon, SPOTTED REDSHANK, 2 Common Sandpiper, 12 Snipe [Clifton Pit].

Sutton in Ashfield - SHORT-EARED OWL [over north, 13:15].

Lound [Idle Valley NR] - GARGANEY, Great White Egret, Green Sandpiper [Chainbridge Scrape East], 3 Pintail [Chainbridge Scrape West], Ruff [Neatholme Scrape], 2 Great White Egret, Ruff, Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper [Neatholme Fen], Hobby [Windsurf Pool].

Idle Washlands - 5 Pintail, 25+ Wigeon, 5 Dunlin, 10 Ruff, 40+ Snipe, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Swallow [east], 12 Stock Dove [Slaynes Lane] Todays Doncaster Birding

King's Mill Reservoir - 8 Grey heron, 12 Little Grebe, Shelduck, 56 Gadwall, 5 Shoveler, Snipe, 32 Lapwing, Stock dove, Grey wagtail [this morning].

Friday 15th September

Annesley Pit Top - LITTLE GULL [1st-winter, Middle Lagoon mid-afternoon at least].

Lenton - Honey Buzzard [mobbed by Carrion Crow over Willow Road, then flew off towards Castle Boulevard, 11:31].

Attenborough Nature Reserve - OSPREY [circling over Clifton Pit then headed off high east mid-morning], SPOTTED REDSHANK, GARGANEY [still present Clifton Pit]; SHORT-EARED OWL [watched from Tower hide high over Barton in Fabis, then dropped down low, this evening], also Pintail, Ruff, 2 Common Sandpiper, 12 Snipe.

Besthorpe NR - OSPREY [ringed indervidual flew down the river then flew South, 11:03].

Lound [Idle Valley NR] - LITTLE STINT [still present Chainbridge Scrape East, this morning], 2 Ruff, 4 Snipe [Neatholme Scrape], Great White Egret, 11 Little Egret, Snipe, 2 Dunlin, Green Sandpiper, Ringed Plover [Neatholme Fen].

Idle Washlands - 2 GARGANEY, 6 Pintail, 4 Red-crested Pochard, CATTLE EGRET, Dunlin, 15 Ruff, 2 Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Hobby [Slaynes Lane].

Kilvington Lakes - 3 Ruff, 3 Ringed Plover, Common Sandpiper, Wigeon, juv Marsh Harrier [all West Lake, this morning].

Hoveringham - Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Dunlin, 2 Common Snipe, Red-crested Pochard, Hobby, Red Kite, 4 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Sand Martin, Common Whitethroat.

Newark on Trent - Red Kite [flew high south-east, mobbed by Peregrine], 15 Swallow, 5 Sand Martin [south].

Thursday 14th September

Attenborough Nature Reserve - SPOTTED REDSHANK [Clifton Pit 06:40 to dusk]; also 3 GARGANEY, Pintail, Ruff, Greenshank, 2 Great White Egret.

Idle Washlands - 2 LITTLE STINT, 9 Ruff, 3 LRP, Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin [Slaynes Lane, this afternoon].

Lound [Idle Valley NR] - LITTLE STINT -Chainbridge Scrape East, this morning], 50 Pink-footed Geese [over in two skiens, 09:48].

Wednesday 13th September

Langford Lowfields - GARGANEY, 5 Pintail, 8 Ringed Plover, Ruff, Dunlin, Redshank [Phase 3, this afternoon].

Kilvington Lakes - 5 Common Sandpiper, 4 Ringed Plover, 2 Little Ringed Plover [West Lake, this afternoon].

Idle Washlands - 3 GARGANEY, 8 Red-crested Pochard, 7 Pintail, 8 Dunlin, 5 Ringed Plover, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 12 Ruff, 2 CATTLE EGRET, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 10 Swallow [Slaynes Lane, early afternoon].

Attenborough Nature Reserve - 2 GARGANEY, 4 Goosander, Ruff, 5 Swallow [Clifton Pit, mid-morning].

Colwick CP - 13 Common Sandpiper [at least thirteen just below the sluice, this morning.

King's Mill Reservoir - BLACK-NECKED GREBE [juvenile still present].

Barton in Fabis - Spotted Flycatcher [in the hedgerow running alongside Cottages, this morning].

Osberton - c.120 Pink-footed Geese [moving east, 09:36].

Tuesday 12th September

Attenborough Nature Reserve - 2 GARGANEY, 112 Shoveler, Ruff [Clifton Pit, early evening].

Idle Washlands - BLACK TERN [juvenile, Slaynes Lane north, 08:15 - 10:24 at least], OSPREY [fishing over Slaynes Lane, 15:14], c.60 Pink-footed Geese [over 16:04]; also 3 Yellow Wagtail.

Lound [Idle Valley NR] - Pintail, 4 Ringed Plover [Chainbridge Scrape East], Common Sandpiper [Conservation Lake], 13 Teal, 2 Snipe, 75+Swallow, 20+House Martin [Bellmoor Lake].

Monday 11th September

Attenborough Nature Reserve - GARGANEY [dropped into Clifton Pit, 18:26], Ringed Plover, Greenshank, Ruff.

Holme Pierrepont - GARGANEY [A52 Pit, this evening].

King's Mill Reservoir - BLACK-NECKED GREBE [juvenile still present].

Langford Lowfields - CASPIAN GULL [adult Phase 3 this afternoon].

Kilvington Lakes - 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Common Sandpiper, Northern Wheatear [this afternoon].

Sunday 10th September

Attenborough Nature Reserve - 2 GARGANEY [eclipse dr'k and juv/female, Clifton Pit this evening]; also 50+Wigeon, 2 Ringed Plover, Ruff.

Erewash Meadows NR - Avocet, Common Sandpiper, 10 Snipe [Spoonbill Pool], 8 Swallow through.

Kirklington - 60+ Swallow [gathering on telegraph wires, late afternoon], Hobby.

Langford Lowfields - 2 SPOTTED REDSHANK [briefly on Phase 1, this morning].

Saturday 9th September

Lound [Idle Valley NR] - 2 CURLEW SANDPIPER [Chainbridge Scrape East, late morning at least].

Idle Washlands - 2 GARGANEY, 4 Great White Egret, 2 Shelduck, c.14 Dunlin, 3 Stock Dove, Wigeon, Buzzard, Chiffchaff [Slaynes Lane], 6 Great White Egret, 26 Little Egret, CATTLE EGRET,  Yellow-legged Gull, 40+ Snipe, 8 Ruff, Buzzard, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Yellow Wagtail, Cetti’s Warbler, 3 Grey Heron [Newington Flash/Hagg Lane Flash; S. Yorks/Notts]. Todays Doncaster Birding

King's Mill Reservoir - BLACK-NECKED GREBE [juvenile still south-west end this morning], Snipe, Pied/White Wagail [party of c.20 birds of which 4+ a. alba, in tilled field beyond metal railway bridge].

Ruddington - Green Sandpiper [on Balancing Pond by housing estate near Ruddington Country Park].

Friday 8th September

Attenborough Nature Reserve - Greenshank, Ruff, Ringed Plover, 6 Snipe, Hobby, Goosander, 7 Swallow [Clifton Pit] Green Sandpiper [Ridge and Furrow], Swift [over the car park].

King's Mill Reservoir - BLACK-NECKED GREBE [juvenile still - at north-east end p.m], 2 Little Egret.

Kilvington Lakes - Whinchat, 2 Common Sandpiper [late afternoon].

Lound [Idle Valley NR] - CATTLE EGRET [Alans Meadow/ Chainbridge Scrape East, this morning], 3 Ruff, Green Sandpiper, Great White Egret [Neatholme Fen], Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Ringed Plover [Chainbridge Scrape East], 2 Pintail [Chainbridge Scrape West].

Clifton Grove/Beeston - Great White Egret [fishing Beeston weir 09:30 -11:30 at least].

Erewash Meadows NR - Dunlin, 6 Snipe, Common Sandpiper [Spoonbill Pool this morning], Stonechat [Taylor's Pool].

Thursday 7th September

Kilvington Lakes - 2 TURNSTONE [West Lake, from 16:00 at least; flew off 16:30].

Attenborough Nature Reserve - GARGANEY [Clifton Pit; also 2 Great White Egret, Ruff, Greenshank, 2 Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper, 6 Snipe.

King's Mill Reservoir - BLACK-NECKED GREBE [juvenile still present car-park end], Snipe.

Erewash Meadows NR - Avocet [still present on Spoonbill Pool this morning]; also Common Sandpiper, 7 Snipe.

Wednesday 6th September

King's Mill Reservoir - BLACK-NECKED GREBE [juvenile still present 13:00 at least]; also 2 Jay, Sparrowhawk, 2 Kingfisher, Pied/White Wagtail [19 inc at least 4 alba in ploughed field]. Insect news:- Willow Emerald damselfly at least 12 individuals inc 2 or 3 pairs in tandem so apparently an established new colonist on The Hermitage LNR.

Idle Washlands - GARGANEY, 3 Red-crested Pochard, 3 Great White Egret, 8 Snipe [Slaynes Lane], 3 Ruff, 2 Dunlin, 2 Snipe [Hagg Lane Flash].

Attenborough Nature Reserve - Great White Egret, Ruff, Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper, 2 Snipe, 3 Water Rail [Clifton Pit, early morning].

Tuesday 5th September

Lound [Idle Valley NR] - 2 CATTLE EGRET [singles on Alans Meadow/Chainbridge Scrape East this evening], 3 Northern Wheatear [Alans Meadow, perched on bales encased in plastic], 2 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, c.10 Common Snipe, 2 Little Egret, 2 Great White Egret, Wigeon, Cetti's Warbler [Chainbridge Scrape East], Hobby [over], Marsh Harrier [female moving north, the Willows], Common Whitethroat [a ringing recovery from the Willows this morning that was previously ringed at the same location 05/08/2014; aged at Nine years one month this is the oldest Whitethroat to be recorded in the UK].

Langford Lowfields - CASPIAN GULL [2nd-winter in roost this evening], GARGANEY [two drakes still on Phase 3].

Idle Washlands - 7 GARGANEY, Pintail, 6 Wigeon, Hobby, 18 Ruff, 2 CURLEW SANDPIPER [juveniles], Black-tailed Godwit, 100 Snipe, Greenshank, 6 Yellow Wagtail, Chiffchaff, Cetti's Warbler [Slaynes Lane], 2 GARGANEY, CATTLE EGRET, 4 Great White Egret, 7 Ruff, 4 Dunlin, Black-tailed Godwit [Hagg Lane Flash].

King's Mill Reservoir - BLACK-NECKED GREBE [juvenile still present - in centre of reservoir], c.35 Northern Shoveler.

Carlton - Peregrine [flew over east, 10:40].

Annesley Pit Top - Whinchat [Middle Lagoon, 10:04].

Chilwell - 17 Ring-necked Parakeet [in trees/flying around the old brick quarry Letchworth Crescent/Lemington Drive, 07:30].

Attenborough Nature Reserve - Greenshank, Ruff, Ringed Plover, Snipe, 2 Water Rail [Clifton Pit, early morning], 3 Great Wite Egret [Coneries roost, this morning].

Monday 4th September

Langford Lowfields - CASPIAN GULL [1st-winter Deep Water Pit this evening], 2 GARGANEY [still Phase 3].

Sutton in Ashfield - 2 Ring-necked Parakeet [over west end, 06:30].

Sunday 3rd September

Langford Lowfields - CASPIAN GULL [German-ringed adult 'X34E' again on Phase 3]; also 2 Greenshank.

Nott'm City - Raven [perched on the edge of the roof of the Eastcroft Incinerator, 15:00].

King's Mill Rservoir - BLACK-NECKED GREBE [juvenile still present, 13:11].

Osberton - 2 SHORT-EARED OWL [Osberton Estate this morning].

Saturday 2nd September

Lound [Idle Valley NR] - Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, 30+Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler, Grey Wagtail, Kingfisher, 250+Swallow, 5 House Martin [Bellmoor Lake, this evening].

Kilvington Lakes - Common Sandpiper, 3 Ringed Plover [this afternoon].

Langford Lowfields - CASPIAN GULL [German-ringed adult 'X34E' Phase 3, 15:04], 2 TURNSTONE [Phase 3, briefly this morning], 2 BLACK TERN [juveniles Phase 3, 08:35]; also Pintail, 2 dr'k GARGANEY, 3+Ruff, Ringed Plover, 2 Yellow-legged Gull [all Phase 3].

Meering - SHORT-EARED OWL [flew south along River Trent at Meering, this morning]; also Whimbrel, Ringed Plover [over].

Attenborough Nature Reserve - GARGANEY [still Coneries, 09:45].

Idle Washlands - 6 GARGANEY [3 North side/3 South side probably additional to Hagg Lane 3]; 4 Red-crested Pochard, 8 Ruff, 6 Dunlin [east at 09:00] 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Chiffchaff [Slaynes Lane], 3 GARGANEY, 9 Ruff [probably inc some reported from Slaynes], 5 Dunlin,  AFRICAN SACRED IBIS [flew east, 08:05], 2 Great White Egret,  CATTLE EGRET, 7 Little Egret [Hagg Lane Flash]. Todays Doncaster Birding

Friday 1st September

Attenborough Nature Reserve - GARGANEY [still Coneries, late afternoon], 3 Ruff, 3 Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper [Clifton Pit], Hobby [juvenile].

Netherfield Lagoons - GARGANEY [still at the Eco Park ponds, 16:30].

King's Mill Rservoir - BLACK-NECKED GREBE [juvenile at north-east end this morning].

Black-necked Grebe - King's Mill Reservoir © Robin Brace.

Rufford Pit Top - 4 Stonechat, 2 Raven [low east cronking, 11:00].

Idle Washlands - 50+ Lapwing, Black-tailed Godwit, 25 Snipe, Redshank, 5 Grey Heron, 5 Great White Egret, 5 Little Egret, 3 Buzzard [Hagg Lane Flash], 3 GARGANEY, 6 Red-crested Pochard,  Pintail, Ringed Plover, Dunlin, 2 Ruff, 2 Redshank, 30 Snipe, 6 Great White Egret [Slaynes Lane]. Todays Doncaster Birding

Lound [Idle Valley NR] - CATTLE EGRET [still in Alan's meadow, this morning], 4 Great White Egret, 9 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron [Neatholme Fen], Ringed Plover [Chainbridge Scrape East], LRP [Neatholme Scrape].

Erewash Meadows NR - Avocet [on Spoonbill Pool this morning].

Many thanks to:

Mervyn Bartle, Robin Brace, Paul Buxton, Don Cameron, Darren Chapman, Alan Clewes, Wayne Collingham, Peter Cottam, Ian Cowgill, Nick Crouch, Andrew Daykin, Stu Davenport, Mark Dawson, Lance Degnan, John Ellis, Richard Ellison, Del Evans, Steve Follows, Ade Fox, Steve Furber, Sean Gauton, Malc Goodman, Richard Gratton, Gil Green, Andy Hall, Edward Hearn, Garry Hobson, Paul Hobson, John Hopper, Michael Leatherland, Jonathan Lloyd, Ged Morley, Paul Naylor, Colin Penny, Peter Playle, Andrew Przeslak, Simon Roberts, Tim Rodgers, Alan Scrimshaw, Tom Shields, Andy Shooter, Colin Smith, Edmund Staunton, Brian Whetton, Mark Wilde, Rob Woodward.


Notts Rare and Scarce Whatapp Group, Lound Whatapp Group, Idle Washlands Whatapp Group, @NottsBirders Twitter Feed, RSPB Langford Lowfields, Netherfield Wildlife Group, Doncaster Birding.


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