Sightings 2002


Thur's 3rd Jan: Barton in Fabis - Whooper Swan, Barnacle Goose and 3 Egyptian Geese in fields between Barton and Thrumpton
Tue 8th Jan: Beeston Weir -  8 Goosanders on river Trent.


Fri 8th Feb:Barton in Fabis -  2 Egyptian Geese, 2 Shelducks, 12 Goosanders on the river
Sat 9th Feb: Clifton Grove - 2 Stonechat on fence posts behind Holme Pit
Fri 30th Feb: Barton in Fabis - Woodcock flushed near Barton Flash


Sat 2nd March: Clifton Grove - 4 Stonechats behind Holme Pit
Sun 10th March: Clifton Grove - Yellow Wagtail behind Holme Pit
Wed 13th March: Barton in Fabis - Wheatear in ploughed field near Branshill Wood
Sun 17th March: Beeston Weir - 40 Sand Martins, 1 Swallow
Wed 20th March: Beeston Weir - 80 Sand Martins 
Sat 23rd March: Barton in Fabis - 70 Sand Martins near Barton Flash.
Sun 31st March: Clifton Grove - Osprey seen fishing briefly on Holme Pit Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Blackcap, Tawny Owl, 5 Great Spotted Woodpeckers in Clifton Wood.


Sun 7th April: Clifton Bridge - Common Tern and 3 House Martin with 20+Sand Martin
Sat 20th April: Clifton Grove - Whitethroat and Yellow Wagtail near the Yellow Gate
Fri 26th April: Barton in Fabis/Clifton Grove - 2 Whinchat in set-aside near Branshill Wood. 3 Lesser Whitethroats, 4 Reed Warbler and Garden Warbler around Holme Pit.
Sun 28th April: Barton in Fabis - 3 Wheatears, 2 White Wagtail and  2 Whinchat in fields near Branshill Wood


Fri 3rd May: Barton in Fabis -  2 Wheatears again in ploughed field near Branshill Wood 1 Cuckoo near Barton Flash.
Sat 4th May: Barton in Fabis - Hobby over Branshill Wood and 1Wheatear in the ploughed field.
Sun 5th May: Clifton Grove -5 Reed Warbler, 8 Sand Martins, 14 Swallows 12 Swifts and 2 Tree Sparrow 
Mon 6th May: Clifton Grove - 3 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Whinchat, Whitethroat and Sedge Warbler on the track near Beeston Weir

June & July

Sat 22nd June: Clifton Grove - 10 Tree Sparrows, 4 singing Corn Bunting, Garden Warbler all at the back of Holme Pit

Sun 14th July:Barton in Fabis -    4 Egyptian Geese and 2 Oystercatcher on Cottages Flash


Sat 3rd Aug: Barton in Fabis - Little Ringed Plover seen on Cottages Flash
Sat 3rd Aug: Beeston Weir - Common Sandpiper seen feeding on the steps of the weir


Sun 15th Sept: Clifton Grove - 2 Whinchat in field behind Holme Pit
Sat 28th Sept: Clifton Grove - Hobby hunting along the top of the Grove


Sat 5th Oct: Clifton Grove - Common Buzzard and Hobby over the Grove 
Sun 6th Oct: Clifton Grove - Reed Warbler, Chiffchaff, Hobby and Water Rail on Holme Pit


Sat 23rd Nov: Clifton Grove - 30 Corn Buntings, 10 Tree Sparrows, 2 Stonechat, good numbers FieldFare behind Holme Pit
Sat 30th Nov: Clifton Grove, behind Holme Pit - 1 Stonechat, 32 Fieldfare and 20 Redwing 


Fri 13th Dec:Clifton Grove - Lesser-spotted Woodpecker and 20 Siskin in Clifton Wood. 2 Water Rail on Holme Pit

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