Bird Sightings 2007

 January

 

Pink-footed Goose    Barton-in-Fabis  06/01/2007  1  single bird with greylags on barton flash

Pink-footed Goose    Clifton Grove  21/01/2007  150  c150 heading N/W over beeston weir

Pink-footed Goose    Clifton Grove  22/01/2007  40  40 over clifton bridge heading west

Goldeneye    Clifton Grove    22/01/2007     7 

Red-tailed Hawk    Barton-in-Fabis     29/01/2007     1 

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    06/01/2007     4 

Common Buzzard  Barton-in-Fabis  16/01/2007     3 

Common Buzzard    Clifton Grove    22/01/2007     2 

Common Buzzard   Barton-in-Fabis  29/01/2007     4 

 

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 February

 

Grey Heron    Barton-in-Fabis    04/02/2007    43  back in the heronry branshill wood

Grey Heron    Barton-in-Fabis    17/02/2007    54  all left the heronry every time a common buzzard flew over

Grey Heron    Barton-in-Fabis    24/02/2007    47  again very nervous when a common buzzard flew over

Red-tailed Hawk    Barton-in-Fabis     17/02/2007    1  

Red-tailed Hawk    Barton-in-Fabis     24/02/2007    1  displaying to a common buzzard

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    17/02/2007    6  

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    24/02/2007    4  

Water Rail    Clifton Grove    25/02/2007   1  heard calling on holme pit

Water Rail    Clifton Grove    27/02/2007   1  heard calling on holme pit

Stonechat     Clifton Grove    18/02/2007   2  in field near beestone weir

Fieldfare    Clifton Grove    18/02/2007    20  

Redwing    Clifton Grove    18/02/2007    10  

Coal Tit    Clifton Grove    18/02/2007    1  

Greenfinch    Barton-in-Fabis   03/02/2007    35  feeding in set-aside field near branshill wood

Siskin    Clifton Grove     18/02/2007    2  

Siskin    Clifton Grove     25/02/2007    1  

Linnet    Barton-in-Fabis    03/02/2007    40  feeding in set-aside field near branshill wood

Linnet    Barton-in-Fabis    04/02/2007    25  feeding in set-aside field near branshill wood

Linnet    Clifton Grove       18/02/2007    40  

Linnet    Clifton Grove       25/02/2007    40  

Twite    Barton-in-Fabis    03/02/2007    1  feeding in set-aside field near branshill wood

Lesser Redpoll    Clifton Grove   18/02/2007    1  

Bullfinch    Clifton Grove    18/02/2007    7  

Bullfinch   Clifton Grove     25/02/2007    7  

Yellowhammer    Barton-in-Fabis     03/02/2007     70  feeding in set-aside field near branshill wood

Yellowhammer    Barton-in-Fabis     04/02/2007     35  feeding in set-aside field near branshill wood

Yellowhammer    Clifton Grove    18/02/2007    24  

Yellowhammer   Clifton Grove     25/02/2007    19  

Reed Bunting     Barton-in-Fabis    03/02/2007    80  feeding in set-aside field near branshill wood

Reed Bunting     Barton-in-Fabis    04/02/2007    40  feeding in set-aside field near branshill wood

Corn Bunting    Barton-in-Fabis     04/02/2007    110  feeding in set-aside field near branshill wood

Corn Bunting    Clifton Grove     24/02/2007    30  in set-aside near clifton wood

Corn Bunting    Clifton Grove     25/02/2007    30  in set-aside near clifton wood

       

 

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 March

 

Great Bittern    Clifton Grove    03/03/2007    1  accidentally flushed from the wet marsh area behind holme pit

Grey Heron    Barton-in-Fabis    08/03/2007    37  in fields

Grey Heron    Barton-in-Fabis    10/03/2007    59  in fields

Grey Heron    Barton-in-Fabis    17/03/2007    22  in fields

Grey Heron    Barton-in-Fabis    27/03/2007    30  in fields

Red-tailed Hawk    Barton-in-Fabis    08/03/2007    1  displaying with common buzzard over branshill wood

Red-tailed Hawk    Barton-in-Fabis    10/03/2007    1  

Red-tailed Hawk    Barton-in-Fabis    17/03/2007    1  seen carrying sticks to an old herons nest in branshill wood

Red-tailed Hawk    Barton-in-Fabis    18/03/2007    1  

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    08/03/2007    6  

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    10/03/2007    6  

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    17/03/2007      2 birds seen in separate heron nests in branshill wood

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    18/03/2007    4  

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    27/03/2007    3  

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    31/03/2007    2  

Water Rail    Clifton Grove    02/03/2007    1  heard calling on holme pit

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker    Clifton Grove    03/03/2007    2  pair drumming holme pit

Sand Martin    Barton-in-Fabis    25/03/2007    30  over barton flash

Fieldfare    Barton-in-Fabis    18/03/2007    30  

Fieldfare    Barton-in-Fabis    27/03/2007    20  

Fieldfare    Barton-in-Fabis    31/03/2007    15  

Redwing    Barton-in-Fabis    18/03/2007    22  

Chiffchaff    Clifton Grove    25/03/2007    3  singing

       

 

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 April

 

Grey Heron   Barton-in-Fabis    15/04/2007     2  seen to land in the heronry but were quickly moved on by an arial assault by 2 common buzzard

Common Buzzard   Barton-in-Fabis    09/04/2007     7  1 bird with jesses attached to its leggs

Common Buzzard   Barton-in-Fabis    10/04/2007     4     

Common Buzzard   Barton-in-Fabis    15/04/2007     7     

Common Buzzard   Barton-in-Fabis    30/04/2007     3     

Red-tailed Hawk   Barton-in-Fabis    09/04/2007     1     

Red-tailed Hawk   Barton-in-Fabis    10/04/2007     1     

Red-tailed Hawk   Barton-in-Fabis    14/04/2007     1     

Red-tailed Hawk   Barton-in-Fabis    15/04/2007     1     

Red-tailed Hawk   Barton-in-Fabis    30/04/2007     1     

Osprey   Barton-in-Fabis    29/04/2007     1     11.15am s/w high over barton lost to view over attenborough 11.30am

Osprey    Barton-in-Fabis    30/04/2007     1  over branshill wood 1.15pm - 1.45pm drifted off slowly n/w

Hobby   Barton-in-Fabis    30/04/2007     1  high over barton flash  

Oystercatcher   Barton-in-Fabis    14/04/2007     3     

Common Tern   Barton-in-Fabis    21/04/2007     2     

Barn Owl   Barton-in-Fabis    06/04/2007     1 

Common Swift   Barton-in-Fabis    21/04/2007     25     

Common Swift   Barton-in-Fabis    29/04/2007     18  through to west  

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker   Clifton Grove    01/04/2007     1  calling male in trees behind holme pit

Sand Martin   Barton-in-Fabis    29/04/2007     20     

Barn Swallow   Barton-in-Fabis    09/04/2007     1     

Barn Swallow   Barton-in-Fabis    29/04/2007     7     

House Martin   Barton-in-Fabis    15/04/2007     15     

House Martin   Barton-in-Fabis    29/04/2007     20     

Tree Pipit   Barton-in-Fabis    23/04/2007     1  singing in front of branshill wood 

Yellow Wagtail    Barton-in-Fabis    22/04/2007     2     

Yellow Wagtail    Barton-in-Fabis    29/04/2007     9     

White Wagtail   Barton-in-Fabis    09/04/2007     2      

Whinchat   Barton-in-Fabis    21/04/2007     1  male near barton flash 

Northern Wheatear   Barton-in-Fabis    14/04/2007     2  male & female barton flash 

Northern Wheatear   Barton-in-Fabis    21/04/2007     2  males near barton flash 

Northern Wheatear   Barton-in-Fabis    22/04/2007     3  2 males 1 female  

Sedge Warbler   Clifton Grove    18/04/2007     1  singing on holme pit  

Sedge Warbler   Clifton Grove    29/04/2007     6  singing on holme pit  

Reed Warbler   Clifton Grove    29/04/2007     3  singing on holme pit  

Blackcap   Clifton Grove    29/04/2007     21   singing  between barton & clifton grove

Garden Warbler   Clifton Grove    29/04/2007     10   singinging  between barton & clifton grove

Common Whitethroat   Clifton Grove    29/04/2007     5   singing between barton & clifton grove

Chiffchaff   Clifton Grove    29/04/2007     25   singing between barton & clifton grove

Willow Warbler   Clifton Grove    29/04/2007     4  singing between barton& clifton grove

Tree Sparrow   Barton-in-Fabis    09/04/2007     4     

Corn Bunting   Barton-in-Fabis    29/04/2007     1  singing in front of branshill wood 

          

 

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 May

 

Shelduck    Barton-in-Fabis    13/05/2007     1  near cottages flash

Red-tailed Hawk    Barton-in-Fabis    20/05/2007     1  over branshill wood

Red-tailed Hawk    Barton-in-Fabis    26/05/2007     1  displaying with buzzard over branshill wood

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    20/05/2007     3  over branshill wood

Hobby    Barton-in-Fabis    20/05/2007     1  over branshill wood

Hobby    Barton-in-Fabis    26/05/2007     1  over barton flash

Common Sandpiper    Clifton Grove    28/07/2007     feeding on the steps of beeston weir

Oystercatcher    Barton-in-Fabis    13/05/2007     2  in the sheep field near cottages flash

Cuckoo    Barton-in-Fabis    13/05/2007     3   males calling near branshill ponds

Cuckoo    Clifton Grove    19/05/2007     1  calling on holme pit

Cuckoo    Barton-in-Fabis    20/05/2007     1  female over barton flash

Cuckoo    Barton-in-Fabis    26/05/2007     1  calling near barton flash

Swift    Barton-in-Fabis    13/05/2007     c400  feeding over branshill wood

Swift    Barton-in-Fabis    20/05/2007     c2000  feeding over branshill wood

Sedge Warbler    Clifton Grove    12/05/2007     5 

Sedge Warbler    Clifton Grove    20/05/2007     1  branshill ponds

Sedge Warbler    Clifton Grove    28/05/2007     4  holme pit

Reed Warbler    Clifton Grove    12/05/2007     6  holme pit

Reed Warbler    Clifton Grove    28/05/2007     7  holme pit

Garden Warbler    Clifton Grove    28/05/2007     6  singing in clifton wood

Corn Bunting    Barton-in-Fabis    12/05/2007     1  singing male near the village

 

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June & July

 

Grey Heron    Barton-in-Fabis    04/07/2007     5  all juvs on cottages flash

Egyptian Goose    Barton-in-Fabis    04/07/2007     12  near cottages flash

Red-tailed Hawk    Barton-in-Fabis    16/06/2007     1  branshill wood

Red-tailed Hawk    Barton-in-Fabis    02/07/2007     1  branshill wood

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    24/06/2007     3  branshill wood

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    01/07/2007     3  branshill wood

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    02/07/2007       6 adults and 2 juvs over branshill wood

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    29/07/2007       6 adults and 2 juvs over branshill wood

Hobby    Barton-in-Fabis    02/07/2007     1  hawking dragonflys over branshill ponds

Hobby    Clifton Grove    16/07/2007     1  holme pit

Oystercatcher    Barton-in-Fabis     01/07/2007     1  in sheep field near flash

Oystercatcher    Barton-in-Fabis     02/07/2007     1  in sheep field near flash

Oystercatcher    Barton-in-Fabis     04/07/2007     1  in sheep field near flash

Northern Lapwing    Barton-in-Fabis    24/06/2007     c60  flying over the flash

Black-tailed Godwit    Barton-in-Fabis    29/07/2007     7  feeding on cottages flash 6.30pm

Turtle Dove    Clifton Grove    17/06/2007     1  perch on wires behind holme pit

Turtle Dove    Barton-in-Fabis    04/07/2007     2  flying over barton flash

House Martin    Barton-in-Fabis    03/07/2007     45  around the village

Yellow Wagtail    Barton-in-Fabis    02/01/2007     5  all juveniles in field faceing branshill wood

Yellow Wagtail    Clifton Grove    16/07/2007     2  near the yellow gate pond

Yellow Wagtail    Barton-in-Fabis    29/07/2007     1 

Sedge Warbler    Barton-in-Fabis    16/06/2007     5  branshill ponds

Sedge Warbler    Clifton Grove    30/06/2007     12  holme pit/beeston weir

Reed Warbler    Clifton Grove    30/06/2007     4  holme pit

Blackcap    Clifton Grove    30/06/2007     3  the grove

Garden Warbler    Clifton Grove    30/06/2007     5  clifton wood/the grove

Common Whitethroat    Clifton Grove    30/06/2007     15  beeston weir/the grove

Chiffchaff    Clifton Grove    30/06/2007     7  the grove

Willow Warbler    Clifton Grove    30/06/2007     2  the grove

Tree Sparrow    Barton-in-Fabis    02/07/2007    1  near bartton island

Tree Sparrow    Barton-in-Fabis    03/07/2007     7  feeding in wheat field opposite branshill wood

Tree Sparrow    Barton-in-Fabis    04/07/2007     3  feeding in wheat field opposite branshill wood

Tree Sparrow    Barton-in-Fabis    29/07/2007     14  in hedgerow facing branshill wood

 

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 August

 

Little Egret    Barton-in-Fabis    04/08/2007    2  both birds on barton flash

Little Egret    Barton-in-Fabis    10/08/2007    1  on barton flash

Little Egret    Barton-in-Fabis    11/08/2007    3  on barton flash

       

Red-tailed Hawk    Barton-in-Fabis    04/08/2007    1  

Red-tailed Hawk    Barton-in-Fabis    09/08/2007    1  

Red-tailed Hawk    Barton-in-Fabis    11/08/2007    1  

Red-tailed Hawk    Barton-in-Fabis    12/08/2007    1  

Red-tailed Hawk    Barton-in-Fabis    25/08/2007    1  

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    04/08/2007     4 adults & 2 juvs

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    06/08/2007    2  

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    11/08/2007    2  

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    12/08/2007     4 adults & 2 juvs

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    25/08/2007      3 adults & 2 juvs

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    26/08/2007      4 adults & 2 juvs

       

Hobby    Clifton Grove    12/08/2007    1  

Hobby    Barton-in-Fabis    27/08/2007    1  

Ringed Plover    Barton-in-Fabis    25/08/2007    1  barton flash early morning

Northern Lapwing    Barton-in-Fabis    12/08/2007    200  over barton flash

Greenshank    Barton-in-Fabis    12/08/2007    1  barton flash early morning

Turtle Dove    Clifton Grove    25/08/2007    1  behind Holme pit

Yellow Wagtail    Clifton Grove    06/08/2007    2  

Yellow Wagtail    Barton-in-Fabis    12/08/2007    1  

Tree Sparrow    Barton-in-Fabis    06/08/2007    7  all juv birds

Tree Sparrow    Barton-in-Fabis    11/08/2007      10 juvs & 4 adults

       

       

 

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 September

 

Garganey    Barton-in-Fabis    15/09/2007    1  seen on branshill ponds late pm

Little Egret    Barton-in-Fabis    08/09/2007    1  barton flash early morning

Red-Tailed Hawk    Barton-in-Fabis    01/09/2007    1  

Red-Tailed Hawk    Barton-in-Fabis    09/09/2007    1  

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    01/09/2007    3  

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    09/09/2007    7  

Common Buzzard    Clifton Grove    11/09/2007    5  

Common Buzzard    Clifton Grove    16/09/2007      3 juv's and 4 adult birds

Hobby    Barton-in-Fabis    01/09/2007    3  

Hobby    Barton-in-Fabis    03/09/2007    1  

Hobby    Clifton Grove    10/09/2007    1  

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker    Clifton Grove    10/09/2007    1  

Barn Swallow    Barton-in-Fabis    08/09/2007    50  

Barn Swallow    Barton-in-Fabis    16/09/2007      55 birds through to the s/w

Barn Swallow    Clifton Grove    28/09/2007      30 birds through to the s/w

House Martin    Barton-in-Fabis    16/09/2007    12 birds through to the s/w

House Martin    Clifton Grove    28/09/2007     200 birds through to the s/w

Whinchat    Clifton Grove    06/09/2007    1   

Meadow Pipit    Clifton Grove    16/09/2007    10  

       

 

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 October

 

Shoveler    Clifton Grove    02/10/2007    1  

Little Egret    Barton-in-Fabis    14/10/2007    1  

Red-tailed Hawk    Barton-in-Fabis    28/10/2007    1  

Common Buzzard    Clifton Grove    15/10/2007    1  juv

Common Buzzard    Barton-in-Fabis    21/10/2007    2  

Northern Lapwing    Clifton Grove    03/10/2007    60  

Northern Lapwing    Clifton Grove    27/10/2007    10  

Meadow Pipit    Clifton Grove    02/10/2007    33   

Meadow Pipit    Clifton Grove    06/102007    15  

Meadow Pipit    Clifton Grove    27/10/2007    17  

Pied Wagtail    Clifton Grove    02/10/2007    33  

Pied Wagtail    Clifton Grove    06/10/2007    16  

Pied Wagtail    Clifton Grove    15/10/2007    62  

Pied Wagtail    Clifton Grove    27/10/2007    20  

Stonechat    Clifton Grove    06/10/2007    1  female

Stonechat    Clifton Grove    15/10/2007     2 female 1 male

Stonechat    Clifton Grove    20/10/2007    1  female

Stonechat    Clifton Grove    23/10/2007    2  

Stonechat    Clifton Grove    27/10/2007    5  

Northern Wheatear    Clifton Grove    03/10/2007    1  female

Fieldfare    Clifton Grove    20/10/2007    15  

Fieldfare    Barton-in-Fabis    28/10/2007    22  

Redwing    Clifton Grove    23/10/2007    15  

Redwing    Barton-in-Fabis    28/10/2007    15  

Brambling    Clifton Grove    13/10/2007    1  feeding in field near clifton bridge with 30 chaffinch

       

 

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 November

 

Whooper Swan    Clifton Grove    12/11/2007      flock of 17 flew low over beeston weir at 7.30am heading towards attenborough

Goosander    Clifton Grove    12/11/2007     2  on river near the weir

Bittern    Clifton Grove    17/11/2007     1  seen briefly in flight at 9.00am then out in the open at 4.15pm till dusk on holme pit.

Bittern    Clifton Grove    24/11/2007     1  seen briefly in flight at 4.30pm

Bittern    Clifton Grove    25/11/2007     1  showing very well on holme pit at 1.00pm

Bittern    Clifton Grove    27/11/2007     1  briefly in flight at 4.15pm

Bittern    Clifton Grove    28/11/2007     1  very briefly in flight at 3.20pm on holme pit

Woodcock    Clifton Grove    04/11/2007     2   in flight behind holme pit at dusk

Water Rail    Clifton Grove    12/11/2007     3  calling on holme pit

Water Rail    Clifton Grove    24/11/2007     5  calling on holme pit

Water Rail    Clifton Grove    25/11/2007     7  calling on holme pit

Water Rail    Clifton Grove    27/11/2007     5  calling on holme pit

Tawny Owl    Clifton Grove    27/11/2007     1  calling from clifton wood

Stonechat    Clifton Grove    17/11/2007       7 stonechat from beeston weir to holme pit

Cetti's Warbler    Clifton Grove    27/11/2007     1  heard calling twice at 4.00pm from the far left corner of holme pit but wasn�t seen

Cetti's Warbler    Clifton Grove    28/11/2007     1  calling again 3.30 - 3.45pm seen very briefly but very elusive

Tree Sparrow    Clifton Grove    12/11/2007     31  seen leave roost at first light

 

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 December

 

Gadwall -   Clifton Grove    21/12/2007      4  

Shoveler -   Clifton Grove    21/12/2007      2  

Tufted Duck -   Clifton Grove    02/12/2007     35  

Goosander -   Clifton Grove    02/12/2007     2  

Goosander -   Clifton Grove    15/12/2007     2  

Red-legged Partridge  -  Gotham    24/12/2007      2  

Grey Partridge -   Clifton pastures    26/12/2007     8  

Little Grebe -   Clifton Grove    02/12/2007      7  

Common Buzzard -   Clifton Grove    02/12/2007      1  

Common Buzzard -   Clifton Grove    16/12/2007      1  

Common Buzzard -   Clifton Grove    22/12/2007      2  

Common Buzzard    -Clifton pastures    27/12/2007       4 birds displaying small plantation

Peregrine Falcon -   Clifton Grove    01/12/2007       1  over holme pit & clifton woods

Water Rail -   Clifton Grove    09/12/2007    2  holme pit

Water Rail -   Clifton Grove    16/12/2007    2  on holme pit but heard only

Water Rail -   Clifton Grove    22/12/2007    2  on holme pit but heard only

Water Rail -   Clifton Grove    25/12/2007    1  holme pit

European Golden Plover-    Gotham    24/12/2007    7  

European Golden Plover -   Clifton pastures    26/12/2007      250  

European Golden Plover -   Clifton pastures    27/12/2007      1500  

Lapwing --   Barton-in-Fabis    08/12/2007      150  

Lapwing -   Gotham    24/12/2007      120  

Lapwing -   Clifton pastures    26/12/2007      500  

Lapwing -   Clifton pastures    27/12/2007      500  

Tawny Owl -   Clifton Grove    01/12/2007      1   heard only

Kingfisher -   Clifton Grove    08/12/2007      1  

Skylark -   Clifton Grove    09/12/2007      20  

Meadow Pipit -   Clifton Grove    09/12/2007      20  

Stonechat -   Clifton Grove    01/12/2007      2  

Stonechat-    Clifton Grove    03/12/2007      2  

Stonechat -   Clifton Grove    06/12/2007      6  

Stonechat -   Clifton Grove    09/12/2007      6  

Stonechat -   Clifton Grove    15/12/2007      2  

Stonechat -   Clifton Grove    16/12/2007      4  

Fieldfare -   Clifton Grove    02/12/2007      12  

Fieldfare -   Clifton Grove     24/12/2007      120  

Fieldfare -   Clifton pastures    27/12/2007      200  

Redwing  -  Clifton Grove    09/12/2007      6  

Cetti's Warbler -   Clifton Grove    09/12/2007      1  Holme pit very vocal but very elusive only showing occasionly

Brambling -   Barton-in-Fabis    27/12/2007      2  

Siskin -   Clifton Grove    21/12/2007      30  

Siskin -   Clifton Grove    22/12/2007      30  

Lesser Redpoll -   Clifton Grove    15/12/2007   Flock of 10 birds but  1 of the birds looked typically larger and paler possible flammea

 

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