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June 2012


Sat 30th Jun

Budby Common - 1 Red Kite [over at 14:55].

Netherfield Lagoons - 1 Hobby [16:00].

Thu 28th Jun

Lambley - Hobby [on telegraph pole near the Wood Lark public house].

Wed 27th Jun

Attenborough Nature Reserve - 2 Little Egret.

Cotham Flash - 1 Red Kite [over rough grassland then above Pykett's Pond], 2 Little Owl.

Tue 26th Jun

Welbeck Watchpoint - Osprey.

Attenbrough Nature Reserve - 2 Greater Scaup [with Pochards and Tufted Ducks on Clifton Pond], Yellow-legged Gull.

Southwell - Common Redstart [preening in garden].

Budby Pumping Station - 1 Marsh Harrier [female north-west], 1 Osprey.

Mon 25th Jun

Budby Pumping Station - Common Quail [heard], Tree Sparrow.

Budby Common - 4 Woodcock, Tree Pipit, Tawny Owl, Yellowhammer, Eurasian Jay.

Gedling Colliery - Common Cuckoo [seen and heard].

Sat 23rd Jun

Welbeck Watchpoint - 2 Osprey [bird with missing primary with large roach], Hobby, 2 Red Kite, Eurasian Sparrowhawk, 6 Common Buzzard, Common Pheasant [Japanese], 4 Grey Heron.

Budby Pumping Station - Common Quail [singing in field across the road], Osprey, Hobby, 2 Oystercatcher, Garden Warbler.

Wed 20th Jun

Skegby Trail - Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Bullfinch, European Robin, Wren, Long-tailed Tit, Tree Sparrow, Eurasian Jay, Skylark, Red-legged Partridge, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Blackcap, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Common Whitethroat, Grasshopper Warbler [reeling briefly].

Tue 19th Jun

Highfields - Grey Wagtail, Common Kestrel, Mistle Thrush [pair], Stock Dove, Egyptian Goose.

Collingham - Mons Pool: 1 Eurasian Jay, 1 Grasshopper Warbler [heard in hedgerow by viewing point], 1 Turtle Dove [heard].

Mon 18th Jun

Ragnall - 2 Red Kite.

Gringley Carr - 3 Common Quail [singing in fields either side of last T-junction before pumping station], 3 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Corn Bunting [singing males].

Sun 17th Jun

Hoveringham - Common Kingfisher, Hobby, Yellow Wagtail.

Clifton Pastures - 1 Red Kite.

Fri 15th Jun

Hoveringham - 1 Common Buzzard, 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk, 1 Common Kestrel, 1 Little Owl [Small Railway Lake].

Car Colston - Red Kite.

Thu 14th Jun

Welbeck Watchpoint - Osprey, 4 Common Buzzard, 3 Grey Heron.

Attenborough Nature Reserve - Red Kite [from Derbyshire border - continued east], 2 Red-crested Pochard [pair on Clifton Pond], 1 Yellow-legged Gull [Clifton Pond], 1 Common Kingfisher [river Erewash].

Hucknall - 2 Common Crane [high, circling and heading north-east].

Wed 13th Jun

Clifton Grove - Common Cuckoo.

Tue 12th Jun

Clumber Park - Turtle Dove.

Carlton - Turtle Dove [Manor Crescent].

Attenbrough Nature Reserve - Little Egret, 2 Common Shelduck.

Welbeck Watchpoint - 1 Osprey.

Fountaindale - Mandarin Duck [female], Common Quail [calling].

Harlow Wood - 3 Tree Pipit [singing].

Mon 11th Jun

Carlton - Turtle Dove [Manor Crescent].

Sun 10th Jun

Edwinstowe - Adult Rose-coloured Starling, in private Garden.

Radcliffe on Trent - 2 Tawny Owl.

Carlton - Turtle Dove [Manor Crescent].

Hoveringham - Railway Lake: Cape Shelduck [escape - with Greylags].

Annesley Country Park - Common Buzzard, Northern Lapwing, 4 Little Grebe, Common Cuckoo [heard], Mute Swan, Canada Goose, Coot, Moorhen, Mallard, Tufted Duck, House Martin, Skylark, Common Whitethroat, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Reed Bunting, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Yellowhammer, Blackbird, Mistle Thrush, Wren, Pied Wagtail, Woodpigeon, Stock Dove, Feral Pigeon, Carrion Crow, Magpie, Grey Partridge.

Sat 9th Jun

Holme Pierrepont - A52 Pit: 1 Ring-necked Duck [drake at western end of lake with Tufted Ducks].

Attenborough Nature Reserve - Egyptian Goose, Greylag Goose, Canada Goose, Black-headed Gull, Robin [juvenile], Tree Sparrow [including jJuveniles], Tufted Duck, Mallard, Mute Swan, Cormorant, Coot, Moorhen, Blackcap, Greenfinch, Chaffinch, Magpie, Common Pheasant, Common Whitethroat, Goldfinch, Northern Lapwing, Great Crested Grebe, Dunnock, Wren, House Martin, Common Swift, Woodpigeon, Grey Heron.

Wed 6th Jun

Clumber Park - Claypit Wood Area: 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Common Kestrel.

Tue 5th Jun

Welbeck Watchpoint - Osprey [at 14:15, 14:50 and 15:00], Tawny Owl [woods opposite feeding station], Mandarin Duck [male].

Chilwell - Erewash Valley Trail: 1 Yellowhammer, 5 Skylark.

Attenborough Nature Reserve - 2 Common Shelduck [Works Pond], Red-crested Pochard [pair], Ross's Snow Goose [over river with Greylags], Garden Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, Common Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat, Blackcap, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Common Swift, Barn Swallow, Sand Marton, House Martin, Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Oystercatcher.

Mon 4th Jun

Clumber - c.4 Turtle Dove [heard].

Welbeck Lakes - Red Kite [13:45], 2 Tree Pipit.

Kilvington Lakes - Osprey [18:00 to 18:25 over West Lake - departed south-west].

Lound - 1 Wood Sandpiper [Chainbride Scrape], 2 Garganey.

Welbeck Watchpoint - 6 Common Buzzard, 1 Osprey, 1 Hobby.

Langford Lowfields - 3 Little Egret, 1 Little Owl.

Sun 3rd Jun

Kilvington Lakes - 8 Sanderling, 7 Dunlin, 5 Ringed Plover [Tundra race], 1 Northern Shoveler [male], 1 Eurasian Curlew, 2 Gadwall, 24 Tufted Duck.

Harlow Wood - Common Cuckoo.

Sat 2nd Jun

Attenborough Nature Reserve - Red-crested Pochard.

Langford Lowfields - 1 Eurasian Curlew, 4 Hobby, 1 Sacred Ibis [presumed escape].

Clumber - Red Kite [flying very low - A614].

Blidworth - Turtle Dove [near Boundary Wood].

Fri 1st Jun

Skegby Trail - 1 Red Kite.

Highfields - Mistle Thrush, Great Spotted Woodpecker [feeding young].


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