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Nottinghamshire Sightings Archive 2017 - October

31/10/17 - 15:45 - Baltic Gull - Idle Valley NR - 2 p. Both ad at Bellmoor Lake also 2 ad Caspian Gull. 
31/10/17 - 15:00 - Lesser Spotted Woodpecker - Rufford CP - in the car park.
31/10/17 - 13:00 - Hawfinch - Scrooby - 3 just SW of Serlby Park Golf Course over woods by footpath. 
31/10/17 - 10:40 - Great Grey Shrike - Cropwell Bishop - still S of Owthorpe between bridleway to Newfield Farm & Grantham Canal on wires in a ploughed field.
31/10/17 - 10:19 - Black-necked Grebe - Attenborough NR - on Clifton Pond from Tower Hide this morning.
31/10/17 - Hawfinch - Rufford CP - 7 by main the car park this morning.
31/10/17 - LNY - Great Egret - Idle Valley NR - at Neatholme Fen this afternoon also 2 ad Caspian Gull & Whooper Swan.
30/10/17 - 09:30 - Great Grey Shrike - Cropwell Bishop - still S of Owthorpe between bridleway to Newfield Farm & Grantham Canal on wires in a ploughed field.
30/10/17 - 09:10 - Common Scoter - Attenborough NR - female on the main pond this morning.
30/10/17 - 07:01 - Hawfinch - Holme Pierrepont - over Blotts Pit heading N
29/10/17 - Bearded Tit - Netherfield Lagoons - 4 on Slurry Lagoon early afternoon.
29/10/17 - Black-necked Grebe - Annesley Pit Top - 2 this morning also Hawfinch heading S
29/10/17 - 09:40 - Great Grey Shrike - Cropwell Bishop - still S of Owthorpe between bridleway to Newfield Farm & Grantham Canal on wires in a ploughed field *13:30
29/10/17 - 09:05 - Hawfinch - Collingham Pits - over heading N
29/10/17 - 07:57 - Hawfinch - Cropwell Bishop - at Owthorpe over Newfield Farm heading N
29/10/17 - 07:02 - Hawfinch - Nottingham - 2 over St Annes Allotments heading W
28/10/17 - Great Grey Shrike - Cropwell Bishop - S of Owthorpe between bridleway to Newfield Farm & Grantham Canal on wires in a ploughed field this afternoon. 
28/10/17 - 14:45 - Baltic Gull - Idle Valley NR - still on Bellmoor Lake also ad Caspian Gull. 
28/10/17 - 10:00 - Hawfinch - Clifton Grove - 7 over Holme Pit heading SW
28/10/17 - Garganey - Collingham Pits - still on Wharf Pit. 
28/10/17 - 08:05 - Cattle Egret - Collingham Pits - heading NW from Wharf Pit.
27/10/17 - 16:45 - Baltic Gull - Idle Valley NR - unringed ad again at Bellmoor Lake. 
27/10/17 - 11:15 - Hawfinch - Holme Pierrepont - over Blotts Pit this morning.
25/10/17 - Hawfinch - Annesley Pit Top - 2 over heading SW
24/10/17 - 15:34 - Baltic Gull - Idle Valley NR - p. ad unringed still this afternoon.
24/10/17 - Twite - Annesley Pit Top - 6 over heading E
23/10/17 - Great Egret - Idle Valley NR - still on Chainbridge Scrape. 
23/10/17 - Garganey - East Leake GPS - today. 
23/10/17 - 15:20 - Baltic Gull - Idle Valley NR - p. ad on Bellmoor Lake.
23/10/17 - 11:35 - Kittiwake - Kingsmill Reservoir - ad this morning.
23/10/17 - Great Northern Diver - Annesley Pit Top - over heading SW also Rock Pipit this morning.
22/10/17 - 13:10 - Kittiwake - Idle Valley NR - on Bellmoor Lake this afternoon. 
22/10/17 - Hawfinch - Barton upon Fabis - over Thrumpton Hall heading SW this morning. 
22/10/17 - Garganey - Collingham Pits - still on Wharf Pit this morning.
22/10/17 - 09:05 - Osprey - Annesley Pit Top - over heading S also 3 Black-necked Grebe still.
22/10/17 - 09:35 - Osprey - Holme Pierrepont - over A52 Pit heading S
21/10/17 - Garganey - Collingham Pits - on Wharf Pit this afternoon. 
21/10/17 - Hawfinch - Holme Pierrepont - over A52 Pit heading S also Rock Pipit.
20/10/17 - 16:00 - Hawfinch - Idle Valley NR - heading W over Bellmoor.
20/10/17 - 10:00 - Rock Pipit - Retford - heading N this morning.
20/10/17 - Hawfinch - Clumber Park - still near chapel this morning.
20/10/17 - Rock Pipit - Hoveringham on Sailing Lake.
20/10/17 - 16:20-16:40 - Baltic Gull - Idle Valley NR - p. then headed N towards Chainbridge.
20/10/17 - 08:10 - Black-necked Grebe - Annesley Pit Top - 4 still this morning also 2 Hawfinch over heading W
19/10/17 - Jack Snipe - Attenborough NR - on Clifton Pit this evening. 
18/10/17 - Ruddy Shelduck - Idle Valley NR - 3 at Neatholme Fen at midday.
18/10/17 - Richard's Pipit - Harworth - at pit top at the old slurry pond.
18/10/17 - Leach's Petrel - Hoveringham GPs - has been taken by a Peregrine :(
18/10/17 - Leach's Petrel - Hoveringham GPs - on Sailing Lake.
18/10/17 - 07:50 - Hawfinch - Annesley Pit Top - 15 over heading NE also Woodlark over heading SW
16/10/17 - 10:15 - Rock Pipit - Hoveringham GPs - 2 on Sailing Lake then flew off. 
16/10/17 - 17:00 - Rock Pipit - Holme Pierrepont - 2 on A52 Pit. 
15/10/17 - 08:30 - Hawfinch - Bramcote - 2 over Burnt Hill - heading SW
14/10/17 - 08:15 - Hawfinch - Annesley Pit Top - heading SW also 4 Black-necked Grebe still.
13/10/17 - 16:55 - Rock Pipit - Idle Valley NR - heading SW over Bellmoor.
13/10/17 - Great Egret - Idle Valley NR - still on Neathome Scrape. 
12/10/17 - Grey Plover - Annesley Pit Top - briefly also 3 Hawfinch heading S and 4 Black-necked Grebe.
11/10/17 - 10:15 - Caspian Gull - Kilvington Lakes - 2 on West Lake. 
10/10/17 - Hawfinch - Clumber Park - behind chapel at midday.
08/10/17 - Great Egret - Idle Valley NR - still on Windsurfing Pit.
07/10/17 - Gannet - Collingham Pits - juv still on Ferry Lane Lake. 
06/10/17 - Gannet - Collingham Pits - juv on Ferry Lane Lake today. 
06/10/17 - Great Egret - Idle Valley NR - from Chainbridge Scrape to Neatholme Scrape.
05/10/17 - 12:55 - Whooper Swan - Hoveringham GP - 3 ad on Railway Pit.
04/10/17 - Great Egret - Idle Valley NR - on Windsurfing Lake this morning. 
04/10/17 - Black-necked Grebe - Annesley Pit Top - 4 this morning also juv Goshawk. 
04/10/17 - 11:30 - Great Egret - Budby - still on the flash. 
03/10/17 - Great Egret - Budby - still on the flash by the pumping station this morning. 
03/10/17 - Great Egret - Idle Valley NR - on Chainbridge Scrape. 
03/10/17 - Little Stint - Hagg Lane Flash - still this morning. 
02/10/17 - 12:34 - Little Stint - Hagg Lane Flash - early afternoon.
02/10/17 - 11:28 - Grey Plover - Langford Lowfields - on Lagoon 7 this morning.
01/10/17 - 18:33 - Bittern - Attenborough NR - on Clifton Pit from Tower Hide. 
01/10/17 - Great Egret - Budby - still today by pumping station.
01/10/17 - Little Stint - Newington - by River Idle at Hagg Lane Flash.

Sightings Key
LN - Late News
LNY - Late News Yesterday
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 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
V/C - Visitor Centre