January 2017

 January 2017

2nd - 1 Grey Heron seen in flight East of upper Heath Lane. 2 Buzzard seen east of Lower Heath Lane. 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail and 30+ Pied Wagtail seen at the treatment works. 1 Grey Wagtail seen in the cow pasture W of the treatment works.1 Fieldfare seen on the village green. 40+ Redwing seen in the stubble field E of Stanhope Wood. 1 Goldcrest seen in the churchyuard and another seen canalside between Hicklin's Bridge and the railway bridge. 2 Yellowhammer and 1 Reed Bunting seen in the stubble field E of Stanhope Wood.

3rd - Mistle Thrush seen eating sultanas put on the lawn of back garden in Aults Close. Also seen in the garden lots of Starlings, House Sparrows, a Wren and a Pied Wagtail.

5th - 1 Little Grebe, 22 Gadwall and 1 Male Reed Bunting seen on Mercia Marina Pond. 1 Cormorant seen at Mercia Marina circling over frozen water looking for somewhere to fish. c6 Long-tailed Tit and 1 Coal Tit sen in a garden on Hillside.

13th - 2 Kestrel seen hunting low over the stubble field SW of Watson's Bridge. c30 Fieldfare seen feeding with Redwing in the pasture field SE of the cemetery. 3 Mistle Thrush seen in the pasture field opp Clovermead. 1 Bullfinch seen on the A50 embankment NE of the treatment works.

25th - 1 Sparrowhawk seen in the horse paddock N of Crow Park Way. c50 Fieldfare seen feeding with Redwing in the pasture field SE of the cemetery. 1 Song Thrush singing near the treatment works. 1 Chiffchaff seen at the treatment works. 1 Goldcrest seen in the churchyard. c10 Linnet seen near the treatment works. 4 Bullfinch seen on the A50 embankment NE of the treatment works.

30th - 1 male Kestrel seen in Stanhope Wood. 1 Kingfisher seen canalside between treatment works and Ballast Hole Pond. 80+ Pied Wagtail (highest count at this site) a 1 Goldcrest seen at the treatment works. 2 Bullfinch seen on the A50 embankment NE of the treatment works, 4 Bullfinch seen canalside E of the railway bridge and another 2 Bullfinch seen Upper Heath Lane. 10 Yellowhammer and 4 Reed Bunting seen feeding in stubble field SW of Watson' Bridge. 3 Reed Bunting seen at the treatment works.

 

 

 

February 2017

 February 2017

1st - 10 Waxwing counted in trees by the pedestrian gate Willington end of Mercia Marina.

3rd -  1 Kestrel seen over King George V playing field. 30-40 Lapwing seen over Crow Park Way flying SE towards Stenson. 1 Snipe seen in the wet meadow SW of the treatment works. 4 Stock Dove seen in the ploughed field E of King George V playing field. 1 Kingfisher seen canalside between the treatment works and the Ballast Hole Pond. 5 Song Thrush heard singing all around the short canal circuit. 2 Siskin seen feeding with Goldfinch at the Ballast Hole Pond. 6 Yellowhammer seen in a hedge N of Hicklin's Bridge. 2 Reed Bunting seen in Stanhope Wood.

3rd - Great Spotted Woodpecker heard hammering in Common Plantation on the north side of Willington Road opposite the cattery.

4th - Buzzard seen flying over fields at the top of Porter's Lane. Barn Owl seen flying over allotments Common Piece Lane.

9th - 1 Water Rail seen in the central channel of the reed bed at the treatment works.

13th - 1 Kestrel seen in Cardale's Meadow. 1 Grey Wagtail seen at the treatment works. 1 Goldcrest seen canalside SE of the treatment works. A pair of Bullfinch seen on the A50 embankment N of the treatment works.

18th - Roe Deer seen by Rushy Meadow Way footpath (this path runs across the field from Lower Green to Heath Lane).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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