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Wed 31st Oct
Hoveringham - Sailing Lake: 1 Caspian Gull [adult in roost], 3 Mediterranean Gull [2 1st winter and 1 adult in roost], 5 Yellow-legged Gull, c.6000 Black-headed Gull.
Moorgreen Reservoir - 1 Red Kite.
Highfields - 5 Goosander [1 male and 4 females], Yellow-legged Gull, 6 Mistle Thrush.
Beckingham Marshes RSPB - c.2000 Fieldfare, c.50 Redwing, 1 Little Egret, 1 Woodcock, 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk, 1 Common Buzzard, c.20 Tree Sparrow.
Tue 30th Oct
Attenborough Nature Reserve - c.20 Fieldfare, 4 Red-crested Pochard, 2 Mistle Thrush, 2 Common Snipe, Common Buzzard, Bullfinch, 4 Common Goldeneye [females], Little Egret, 3 Goldcrest, Lesser Black-backed Gull.
Hoveringham - 3 Mediterranean Gull [1 adult and 2 1st winters in Sailing Lake roost], 3 Yellow-legged Gull, 3 Little Egret.
Clumber Park - c.200 Tufted Duck, c.200 Coot, 8 Northern Shoveler, 1 Dipper [Hardwick Ford].
Mon 29th Oct
Collingham Pits - Knot.
Idle Valley - Short-eared Owl.
Holme Pierrepont - A52 Pit: 30 Gadwall, 190 Eurasian Wigeon, 25 Eurasian Teal, Red-crested Pochard [female], 34 Common Pochard, 19 Common Goldeneye, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 2 Common Redshank, 2 Common Gull, Green Woodpecker, 35 Redwing, Mistle Thrush, 600 Eurasian Starling, Common Kestrel. Blott's Pit: 28 Eurasian Wigeon, 12 Northern Shoveler, Eurasian Teal, 4 Great Crested Grebe, Grey Heron, Common Buzzard, 2 Common Kestrel.
Clumber Park - 3 Red-crested Pochard [opposite Lincoln Terrace], c.200 Fieldfare [ford area].
Woodborough - c.24 Fieldfare [over].
Keyworth - 3 Bohemian Waxwing.
Sun 28th Oct
Oxton Estate - 200+ Fieldfare, 15 Northern Lapwing, 2 Eurasian Jay, 1 Common Buzzard, 30 European Golden Plover, 50+ Common Pheasant.
Brackenhurst - Campus: 1 Ring Ouzel [female seen and heard in hedgerow on Clink Lane], c.30 Northern Lapwing, c.40 European Golden Plover, Raven, 4 Bullfinch, c.60 Redwing, c.200 Fieldfare, c.50 Blackbird.
Rufford Pit - 265 Redwing, 90 Fieldfare, 20 Eurasian Jay [estimated over a wider area].
Attenborough Nature Reserve - 1 Jack Snipe, 2 Common Snipe, Goldcrest, 1 Goosander.
Sat 27th Oct
Collingham - 2 Common Buzzard, 1 Eurasian Jay, 1 Common Kestrel, 1 Eurasian Sparrowhawk, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Yellowhammer, 2 Barn Owl, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Grey Heron.
Kinoulton - Eurasian Jay, 10 Goldfinch, 60 Fieldfare.
Netherfield Lagoons - Bittern [flew across Slurry Lagoon at 11:00 into reeds on east bank].
Hoveringham - Sailing Lake: 2 Mediterranean Gull [1st winters in roost], 1 Eurasian Curlew [flew east].
North Clifton - c.20 Fieldfare [over near Dunham Bridge].
Fri 26th Oct
Aslockton - c.100 Pink-footed Goose [over west].
Retford - Town Centre: 200+ Pink-footed Goose [south-east over Market Square at 11:37].
Colwick Woods - 20 Redwing [over].
Attenborough Nature Reserve - 1 Barn Swallow [east across Clifton Pond], 1 Northern Pintail [1st winter male on Clifton Pond], 2 Lesser Redpoll [along river], c.200 Pink-footed Goose [over south-west].
Arnot Hill Park - 3 Coot, 12 Red-crested Pochard, 4 Common Pochard, 22 Tufted Duck, 1 Northern Shoveler [drake], 3 Grey Wagtail, 2 Greylag Goose, 4 Goldcrest, 2 Eurasian Jay, 1 Eurasian Nuthatch, 100+ Eurasian Starling, 1 Coal Tit, 35+ Goldfinch.
Thu 25th Oct
Southwell - 12 Bewick's Swan [south-east], 1 Barn Swallow [1st winter], 48 Fieldfare, 12 Redwing, 17 Siskin.
Hoveringham - Sailing Lake: 2 Mediterranean Gull [1st winter and adult in roost], 4 Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Grey Wagtail, [Railway Lake], 132 Pink-footed Goose [west], 4 Little Egret, 4 Common Goldeneye.
Netherfield Lagoons - Great White Egret [in stream by line of willows], Green-winged Teal [male on Slurry Lagoon].
Bilsthorpe - c.60 Redwing [over], 60+ Goldfinch [garden feeders].
Attenborough Nature Reserve - 3 Fieldfare [cricket pitch].
Wed 24th Oct
Beckingham Marshes RSPB - 2 Willow Tit [calling].
Stapleford - 20 Redwing [garden].
Mon 22nd Oct
Norwood Lodge - c.100 Fieldfare, 8 Tree Sparrow.
Bennerley Marsh - 7 Whooper Swan [3 adults and 4 juveniles], 2 Common Kingfisher, 34 Northern Lapwing, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 60 Black-headed Gull.
Highfields - 2 Goosander [female].
Bestwood Country Park - 1 Brambling [male with large flock of Goldfinch - visiting private garden near Sidlaw Rise].
Sun 21st Oct
Keyworth - Grey Wagtail [in garden].
Awsworth - Raven [over, towards Cossall, calling].
Old Basford - c.120 Pink-footed Goose [north at midday].
Sat 20th Oct
Sherwood Forest - Rough-legged Buzzard [Sherwood Pines].
Bulwell - Mediterranean Gull [Bulwell Hall football pitches].
Holme Pierrepont - Grey Wagtail [end of rowing course].
Cotgrave Country Park - 4 Green Woodpecker, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Great Crested Grebe, Grey Heron.
Fri 19th Oct
Attenborough Natrue Reserve - Clifton Pond: 7 Common Snipe, 1 Common Kingfisher, 1 Bittern [14:45], 2 Common Goldeneye [female].
Thu 18th Oct
Collingham Pits - 1 Northern Pintail, 1 Red-crested Pochard [juvenile on South Pit], 1 Little Egret, 6 Common Snipe [Silt Pond], 1 Common Redshank, 4 Green Sandpiper.
Wed 17th Oct
Hickling - 2 Grey Wagtail, 12+ Reed Bunting [roosting in reeds], 6 Linnet, Little Owl.
Mansfield - 40 European Golden Plover [Penniment Lane].
Mon 15th Oct
Besthorpe NWT - South: 1 Common Snipe, 3 Eurasian Curlew, 1 Common Redshank.
Collingham Pits - Red-crested Pochard [juvenile on Works Pit], 2 Green Sandpiper.
Kilvington - West Lake: 2 Common Goldeneye, 1 Little Egret, 1 Yellow-legged Gull [into 3rd winter].
Highfields - 1 Goosander [female].
Sun 14th Oct
Bentinck Void - 5 Jack Snipe.
Hickling - Willow Tit, Eurasian Jay, Common Buzzard, Little Owl, Meadow Pipit, 5 Redwing, Common Kingfisher, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Eurasian Sparrowhawk, c.30 Goldfinch.
Kelham - c.200 Pink-footed Goose [south-east at 10:30].
Sat 13th Oct
Woodborough - Rough-legged Buzzard [north-east].
Selston - c.100 Pink-footed Goose [east].
Kilvington Lakes - 2 Green Sandpiper [on East Lake], 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Little Egret.
Budby Pumping Station - 2 Common Gull, 1 Little Gull, 2 Common Crossbill [female].
Fri 12th Oct
Southwell - 3 Raven, 7 Common Buzzard, 9 Redwing, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Bullfinch, 12 Siskin, 5 Lesser Redpoll, [calling in flight].
Hoveringham - Sailing Lake: 1 Rock Pipit [over, calling], 1 Chiffchaff.
Besthorpe NWT - South: c.45 Gadwall, c.55 Northern Shoveler, 2 Little Egret, c.30 European Golden Plover, 3 Dunlin, c.20 Redwing.
Collingham Pits - 1 Red-crested Pochard [juvenile on Works Pit], 1 Little Egret, 4 Green Sandpiper.
Wed 10th Oct
Bakersfield - Redwing [flying at night].
Attenborough Nature Reserve - Lesser Whitethroat [hedge between Barton Lane and Tower Hide].
Ravenshead - c.150 Pink-footed Goose [skein heading north-west].
Tue 9th Oct
Besthorpe NWT - South: 30+ Gadwall, 2 Northern Pintail, c.50 Northern Shoveler, 2 Common Snipe.
Collingham Pits - 70+ Eurasian Wigeon, c.150 Eurasian Teal, c.15 Northern Shoveler, 110+ Common Pochard, 4 Little Egret, 1 Common Snipe, 6 Green Sandpiper.
Hoveringham - Sailing Lake: 4 Whooper Swan [adults], 1 Common Snipe, 5 Common Buzzard, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Common Kingfisher. Railway Lake: 5 Goldcrest, 3 Chiffchaff, 3 Egyptian Goose, 2 Eurasian Wigeon.
Beeston - Sidings: 1 Common Kingfisher.
Widmerpool - 2 Raven, 4 Common Buzzard, 3 Eurasian Nuthatch, c.100 Pink-footed Goose [north-west], 8 Redwing, 3 Eurasian Jay.
Mon 8th Oct
Collingham Pits - 1 Yellow-legged Gull [adult in roost], 1 Red-crested Pochard[juvenile], 3 Green Sandpiper, 32 European Golden Plover, 2 Little Egret, 42 Common Pochard.
Girton Pits - 1 Eurasian Curlew, 4 Barn Swallow [south along Trent], 2 Lesser Redpoll [south], 1 Siskin [south], 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 3 Eurasian Jay.
Kegworth - River Soar Red Kite [east - mobbed by crows].
Sun 7th Oct
Kirkby Woodhouse - Red Kite [over at 10am].
Kilvington - c.80 Pink-footed Goose [west].
Sherwood Forest - 2 Eurasian Jay, 10 Magpie, 3 Common Buzzard.
Sat 6th Oct
Langford Lowfields - 1 Common Greenshank, 3 Green Sandpiper, 12 Common Snipe, 2 Water Rail [heard], 3 Little Egret, 1 Northern Wheatear, 24 Redwing [west], 12 Lesser Redpoll [south], 1 Siskin [south], 4 Eurasian Jay, 2 Grey Wagtail.
Newstead and Annesley Country Park - 1 Grey Heron [in flight], 40+ Brambling, 1 Eurasian Jay.
Skegby Trail - Blackbird, Song Thrush, Mistle Thrush, Goldfinch, Chaffinch, Yellowhammer, Bullfinch, Great Tit, Blue Tit , Long-tailed Tit, Willow Tit, Chiffchaff Calling, Green Woodpecker, Great-spotted Woodpecker, Eurasian Jay, Carrion Crow, Common Pheasant, Pied Wagtail, c.250 Pink-footed Goose [heading south-east].
Fri 5th Oct
Trowell - Eurasian Jay [repeated visits to same oak tree].
Moorgreen - Industrial Park 3 Raven [east towards Nottingham at midday].
Thu 4th Oct
Beeston Weir - Little Egret
Wed 3rd Oct
Kilvington Lakes - 1 Yellow-legged Gull [adult winter].
Oxton Road - Barn Owl.
Annesley Woodhouse.- 1 Redwing.
Tue 2nd Oct
Idle Valley Nature Reserve - Yellow-browed Warbler [still in Chainbridge Wood late morning - elusive], Hobby [adult south], 1 Green Sandpiper, 4 Common Snipe.
Collingham Pits - 3 Northern Pintail, 3 Little Egret, c.70 European Golden Plover [fly-over], 2 Common Snipe, 1 Common Greenshank, 6 Green Sandpiper, 1 Northern Wheatear.
Norwood Lodge - 3 Raven [in stubble field - Newbound Lane].
Hoveringham - Common Kingfisher, 4 Green Woodpecker, 200 House Martin, 45 Barn Swallow, 5 Egyptian Goose, Black Swan [Riverside Lake], 2 Common Snipe, 10 Siskin.
Mon 1st Oct
Idle Valley Nature Reserve - Chainbridge Wood: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler [elusive at times]
Southwell - 7 Common Crossbill [group of 5 west then 2 singles in afternoon], 1 Common Buzzard, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 57 Meadow Pipit [south between 08:25 and 12:00].
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