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Nottinghamshire Region Sightings    ( Daily Reported Archive )


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03/12/17 - Bearded Tit - Netherfield - male in reeds on Slurry Lagoon mid-afternoon.
03/12/17 - 13:40 - Hawfinch - Idle Valley NR - at Chainbridge Lane near horse paddocks.
03/12/17 - Bufflehead - East Leake - esc female (metal ringed bird)
01/12/17 - 10:00 - Great Egret - Thoroton - between Thoroton & Shelton on the River Smite c.200yrds from white bridge.
01/12/17 - Caspian Gull - Idle Valley NR - ad & 1w at Bellmoor Lake.
01/12/17 - Hawfinch - Carlton - 2 over Carlton le Willows Academy mid-afternoon.

30/11/17 - 10:15 - Hawfinch - Rufford CP - still in Lime Tree Avenue.
28/11/17 - LNY - 09:30 - Great Egret - Bingham - at Orston Near Millennium Bridge.
28/11/17 - Hawfinch - Rufford CP - 3 still today.
28/11/17 - LNY - Hawfinch - Rufford CP - 3 still yesterday.
25/11/17 - 09:30 - Hawfinch - Nottingham - at St Anns Allotments this morning.
25/11/17 - 08:35 - Hawfinch - Annesley Pit Top - over heading SW
24/11/17 - 10:58 - Black-necked Grebe - Attenborough NR - still on Clifton Pit this morning.
24/11/17 - 09:30 - Hawfinch - Idle Valley NR - over Bellmoor Lake viewpoint this morning.
24/11/17 - 07:25 - Glossy Ibis - Netherfield - heading E over Morrison's this morning.
24/11/17 - LNY - 08:10 - Great Egret - Idle Valley NR - at Chainbridge Scrape.
23/11/17 - 13:30 - Baltic Gull - Idle Valley NR - p. unringed ad at Bellmoor Lake from S viewpoint also 3 Caspian Gull.
23/11/17 - Caspian Gull - Idle Valley NR - 2w at Bellmoor Lake.
23/11/17 - 10:46 - Swallow - Normanton on Soar - in churchyard this morning also Willow Tit on the feeder in the garden by the river.
23/11/17 - LNY - 10:00 - Azorean Yellow-legged Gull - Idle Valley NR - p. still S of viewpoint yesterday.
21/11/17 - 13:55 - Azorean Yellow-legged Gull - Idle Valley NR - p. in roost viewed from S viewpoint.
21/11/17 - 11:40 - Hawfinch - Rufford CP - still in Lime Tree Avenue this morning.
20/11/17 - 10:27 - Great Grey Shrike - Cropwell Bishop - still this morning.
20/11/17 - Black-necked Grebe - Attenborough NR - still on Clifton Pit.
18/11/17 - Black-necked Grebe - Holme Pierrepont - 1 on Blotts Pit & 1 on A52 Pit.
17/11/17 - 10:10 - Hawfinch - Meden Vale - near Netherfield Lane this morning.
17/11/17 - 09:31 - Great Grey Shrike - Cropwell Bishop - still this morning.
16/11/17 - 15:30 - Black-necked Grebe - Attenborough - on Clifton Pond this afternoon.
16/11/17 - Caspian Gull - Idle Valley NR - 1w r. at Bellmoor Lake this afternoon.
16/11/17 - Great Egret - Idle Valley NR - on Neatholme Scrape.
15/11/17 - 10:00 - Great Grey Shrike - Cropwell Bishop - still between bridleway to Newfield Farm & Grantham Canal in the hedge by rubble.
14/11/17 - LNY - Firecrest - Clumber Park - at Pleasure Grounds yesterday. 
14/11/17 - 09:23 - Hawfinch - Market Warsop - over heading W this morning.
13/11/17 - 07:50 - Hawfinch - Budby - 3 over pumping station heading NW
12/11/17 - Hawfinch - Colwick CP - over heading W this morning. 
12/11/17 - 08:50 - Great Grey Shrike - Cropwell Bishop - still today. 
11/11/17 - 14:07 - Great Grey Shrike - Cropwell Bishop - between Newfield Farm & Grantham Canal in the hedge by rubble.
11/11/17 - Hawfinch - Annesley Pit Top - over this morning.
10/11/17 - 14:00 - Black-necked Grebe - Attenborough NR - still on Clifton Pond. 
10/11/17 - 11:35 - Great Grey Shrike - Cropwell Bishop - between Newfield Farm & Grantham Canal in the hedge by rubble.
09/11/17 - 11:20 - Black-necked Grebe - Attenborough NR - still on Clifton Pond.
09/11/17 - 07:25 - Hawfinch - Annesley Pit Top - over heading E this morning, no sign of Black-necked Grebe.
08/11/17 - Great Grey Shrike - Cropwell Bishop - still today. 
08/11/17 - Hawfinch - Rufford CP - still today. 
06/11/17 - 12:00 - Great Grey Shrike - Cropwell Bishop - still between bridleway to Newfield Farm & Grantham Canal E of rubble.
05/11/17 - 11:40 - Hawfinch - Nottingham - 3mls W of Nottingham at Bramcote in the hedge near Common Lane/Baulk Lane junction.
05/11/17 - 11:04 - Hawfinch - Holme Pierrepont - over Rowing Course heading N
05/11/17 - 10:35 - Great Grey Shrike - Cropwell Bishop - still between bridleway to Newfield Farm & Grantham Canal E of rubble.
05/11/17 - Hawfinch - Rufford CP - 7 by the main car park this morning.
04/11/17 - 10:25 - Great Grey Shrike - Cropwell Bishop - still today near bridleway to Newfield Farm in the edge by rubble.
03/11/17 - Great Grey Shrike - Cropwell Bishop - still today near bridleway to Newfield Farm in the edge by rubble.
02/11/17 - 13:35 - Hawfinch - Bestwood - 2 at Redhill Cemetery then headed towards Bestwood CP
02/11/17 - 14:14 - Hawfinch - Mansfield Woodhouse - 2 over heading NW
02/11/17 - 14:00 - Black-necked Grebe - Annesley NR - still on Clifton Pond.
02/11/17 - 10:15 - Whooper Swan - Annesley Pit Top - 39 over heading SE also Black-necked Grebe still plus 3 Common Crossbill. 
02/11/17 - 07:45 - Great Grey ShrikeCropwell Bishop - still S of Owthorpe between bridleway to Newfield Farm & Grantham Canal on wires in a ploughed field *15:40
01/11/17 - 10:31 - Hawfinch - Attenborough NR - 3 over the Delta this morning. 
01/11/17 - 09:32 - Great Grey Shrike - Cropwell Bishop - still S of Owthorpe between bridleway to Newfield Farm & Grantham Canal on wires in a ploughed field.
01/11/17 - Black-necked Grebe - Annesley Pit - still this morning also Hawfinch heading S

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Sightings Key
LN - Late News
LNY - Late News Yesterday
FMB - Frampton Marsh Blog
GPB - Gibraltar Point Blog
RBA - Rare Bird Alert 
BG - BirdGuides
BI - Bird Information
RBN - Rare Bird Network
CT55 - Car Trip & number
c. - Bird/s Circling
p. - Possible or Probable
r. - Reported (not confirmed)
h. - Heard Bird (not seen)
q. - Quartering Bird
e. - Elusive Bird
*04:00 - Confirmed Sighting Time/s
vizmig - Visible Migration
unc/r - Unconfirmed Report 
unc - Unconfirmed Sighting
und - Undisclosed Site
sev - Several people have seen bird/s
sev/l - Several people looking for bird/s
ecl - Eclipsed Bird
esc - Presumed Escaped Bird
err - Erroneous
sp. - Abbreviation for Species
spp - Subspecies
ssp - Family identified Species not
drk - Drake Bird
ringtail - Female Bird
redhead - Female Bird
1cy - First year Bird
2cy - Second year Bird
3cy - Third year Bird
sub-ad - Sub adult Bird
ad - Adult Bird
juv - Juvenile Bird
imm - Immature Bird
1w - 1st Winter Plumage
1s - 1st Summer Plumage
sum/p - Summer Plumage
V/C - Visitor Centre