Sunday, 27 October 2013

25/10/2013 Hatherton Reservoir

The first thing I saw on my walk was a young Fox being harassed by a flock of Magpies I also saw - Chaffinch, Blackbird, Great Tit, Robin, Goldcrest, Mallard, Moorhen, Coot, Mute Swan, Wood Pigeon, Blue Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Tufted Duck, Great spotted Woodpecker, Crow, 1 Teal, and c 60 Black-headed Gulls.

Saturday, 26 October 2013

26/10/2013 Cannock Chase

As a Great grey Shrike had been reported on Cannock Chase near the Cadet huts I went over to see if I could find it!
Birds I saw-
Cadet huts
Jay, Green Woodpecker, Fieldfare, Redwing, Magpie, Wood Pigeon and 1 Great grey Shrike.

Freda’s Grave
Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Chaffinch, Robin, Long tailed Tit, Dunnock, Goldfinch, Nuthatch,  Fieldfare, Raven, and a large flock of Redpolls.

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

21/10/2013 Attenborough Nature Reserve Nottingham

Today the venue was Attenborough Nature Reserve, but the weather was rather wet to say the least, however I did see the following -
Snipe, Jack Snipe, Cormorant, Mallard, Coot, Egyptian Goose, Teal, Moorhen, Black-headed Gull, Lapwing, Mute Swan, Canada Goose, Tree Sparrow, Great Tit, Chaffinch, Shoveler, Wigeon, Little Grebe, Common Gull, Great crested Grebe, Tufted Duck, Pochard, Stock Dove, Greenfinch, Gadwall, Goldeneye, Dunnock, Kestrel, Goldfinch, Lesser black-backed Gull, Greylag Goose, Herring Gull, Crow, Magpie, Robin, Wood Pigeon, Blackbird, Starling, Grey Heron and Jackdaw.

Sunday, 20 October 2013

19/10/2013 Hatherton Reservoir

It was very  quiet around the Raz today but I did see-
Mallard, Mute Swan, Tufted Duck, Coot, Moorhen, Black-headed Gull, Buzzard, Long-tailed Tit, Wood Pigeon, Blackbird, Robin, Crow, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Magpie, Jay, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker, 2 Green Woodpecker and 1 Raven flew over.

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

15/10/2013 Hatherton Reservoir

c 30 Black-headed Gulls, Wood Pigeon, Coot, Moorhen, Mallard, Teal, Grey Heron, Mute Swan, Great spotted Woodpecker, Crow, Magpie, Great Tit, Blackbird, Robin, Buzzard, Chaffinch, Blue Tit, House Sparrow and the highlight was a small flock of Goldcrests.

Wednesday, 9 October 2013

07/10/13 Blithfield Reservoir

Curlew Sandpiper, Dunlin, Black-headed Gull, Pied Wagtail, Little Grebe, Coot, Great crested Grebe, Cormorant, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Ringed Plover, Grey Heron, Rook, Lesser black-backed Gull, Goldeneye, Herring Gull, Teal, 1 Pink-footed Goose in amongst the Canada Geese and Greylag Geese, Crow, Buzzard, Kestrel, Raven, Lapwing, Shelduck, Wigeon, Starling, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Chaffinch, Magpie and Moorhen.

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

30/09/2013 Blithfield Reservoir

2 Little Stint, Ringed Plover, Dunlin, Coot, Black-headed Gull, Great crested Grebe, Cormorant, Mallard, Wigeon, Canada Geese, Jackdaw, Greylag Geese, Grey Heron, Lapwing, Pied Wagtail, Wood Pigeon, Buzzard, Tufted Duck, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, Teal, 2 Pintail, Curlew Sandpiper, Swallow, Linnet, Meadow Pipit, Crow, Rook, Goldfinch, Great Tit and Blue Tit.