Birding Diary for 1980

Sunday, 6th January, morning @ Redmires

Strong W wind, rain.

Chaffinch

Goldeneye (3)

Magpie

Meadow Pipit

Sunday, 6th January, morning @ Wyming Brook

Strong W wind, rain.

Blackbird

Blue Tit (~25)

Carrion Crow

Chaffinch

Magpie

Mistle Thrush

Redpoll (~10)

Robin

Wren

Treecreeper

Woodpigeon

Yellowhammer

Monday, 18th February, afternoon @ Redmires

Strong SW wind, sunny, water very high.

Meadow Pipit

Skylark (heard)

Nothing at all on the water.

Monday, 18th February, afternoon @ Wyming Brook

Strong SW wind, sunny.

Blackbird

Blue Tit

Chaffinch (~20)

Collared Dove

Goldcrest

Great Tit (heard)

House Sparrow

Magpie

Mistle Thrush

Robin

Song Thrush

Wren (heard)

Sunday, 2nd March, morning @ Whiteley Woods

Moderate NW wind, sunny.

Blackbird

Blue Tit

Canada Goose (2)

Carrion Crow

Chaffinch

Coal Tit

Collared Dove

Dipper

Dunnock

Goldcrest

Great Tit

House Sparrow

Jackdaw

Magpie

Mallard

Mandarin Duck (2)

Moorhen (2)

Nuthatch (2)

Pied Wagtail

Robin

Rook

Song Thrush

Starling

Treecreeper (several)

Woodpigeon

Wren

Wednesday, 9th April, 07:00-09:00 @ Blacktoft Sands

Moderate N wind, sunny.

Blackbird

Common Gull

Dunlin

Greenfinch

Lapwing

Mallard

Meadow Pipit

Mistle Thrush

Moorhen

Pheasant

Red-legged Partridge

Redshank

Reed Bunting

Shelduck

Short-eared Owl

Skylark

Snipe

Teal

Wednesday, 9th April, 10:00-11:00 @ Anchor Ponds

Moderate N wind, sunny.

Blackbird

Blue Tit

Carrion Crow

Coot

Great Crested Grebe

Greenfinch

Herring Gull

Little Grebe

Mallard

Meadow Pipit

Moorhen

Mute Swan

Pheasant

Reed Bunting

Sand Martin (2)

Skylark

Starling

Tufted Duck

Wren

Monday, 5th May, 15:00-16:00 @ Redmires

Sunny, cold, strong E wind.

Chaffinch

Common Sandpiper

Magpie

Meadow Pipit (lots)

Mistle Thrush

Pied Wagtail

Skylark

Snipe

Tufted Duck (12)

Nothing at all on the water.

Monday, 5th May, 16:00-17:00 @ Wyming Brook

Sunny, cold, strong E wind.

Blackbird

Blue Tit

Chaffinch

Dunnock

Great Tit (heard)

Jackdaw

Magpie

Meadow Pipit

Robin

Skylark

Song Thrush

Willow Warbler

Sunday, 25th May, 09:30-14:00 @ Clumber Park

Overcast, slight N wind.

Blackbird

Blackcap

Blue Tit

Canada Goose

Chaffinch

Chiffchaff

Collared Dove

Coot

Cuckoo

Dunnock

Gadwall

Great Crested Grebe

Great Tit

House Martin

House Sparrow

Jackdaw

Lapwing

Long-tailed Tit

Mallard

Moorhen

Mute Swan

Partridge

Pheasant

Pied Wagtail

Reed Bunting

Robin

Song Thrush

Spotted Flycatcher

Starling

Swallow

Swift

Tufted Duck

Willow Warbler

Woodpigeon

Wren

Yellowhammer

Sunday, 1st June, 13:00-18:30 @ Clumber Park

Eventually warm and sunny.

Barn Owl

Blackbird

Blue Tit

Canada Goose

Chaffinch

Chiffchaff (heard)

Collared Dove

Coot

Cuckoo (heard)

Dunnock

Gadwall

Great Crested Grebe

Great Tit

Grey Heron

House Martin

House Sparrow

Jackdaw

Jay

Kingfisher (2)

Lapwing

Mallard

Moorhen

Mute Swan

Nuthatch

Pheasant

Pied Wagtail

Redstart

Reed Bunting

Robin

Song Thrush

Spotted Flycatcher

Starling

Swallow

Swift

Treecreeper

Tufted Duck

Willow Warbler

Woodpigeon

Wren

Yellowhammer

Tuesday, 17th June, 15:00 @ Clumber Park

Sunny/cloudy.

Four tree sparrows feeding on bread.

Sunday, 29th June, 09:30-14:30 @ Clumber Park

Cool, cloudy.

Blackbird

Blackcap

Blue Tit

Canada Goose

Chaffinch

Chiffchaff (heard)

Collared Dove

Coot

Cuckoo (heard)

Dunnock

Goldcrest

Great Crested Grebe

Great Tit

Greenfinch

Grey Heron

House Martin

House Sparrow

Jackdaw

Jay

Lapwing

Mallard

Marsh Tit

Meadow Pipit

Moorhen

Mute Swan

Nuthatch

Pied Wagtail

Robin

Skylark (heard)

Snipe

Song Thrush

Starling

Swallow

Swift

Tree Sparrow

Treecreeper

Willow Warbler

Woodpigeon

Wren

Yellowhammer (heard)

The snipe was on the very top of a telegraph pole!
One moorhen was climbing down from high up on a tree.

Sunday, 20th July, 09:15-14:30 @ Clumber Park

Cool, showery, moderate N wind.

Blackbird

Black-headed Gull

Blue Tit

Bullfinch

Canada Goose

Chaffinch

Chiffchaff (heard)

Coal Tit

Collared Dove

Coot

Dunnock

Great Crested Grebe

Great Tit

Greenfinch

House Martin

House Sparrow

Jay

Lapwing (19)

Linnet (4)

Mallard

Marsh Tit

Moorhen

Mute Swan

Nuthatch

Pied Wagtail

Reed Bunting

Robin

Skylark (heard)

Song Thrush

Swallow

Swift

Tree Sparrow

Tufted Duck

Willow Warbler

Woodpigeon

Wren

Yellowhammer (heard)

Sunday, 17th August, 09:30-14:00 @ Clumber Park

Warm, showery, then sunny.

Blackbird

Blue Tit

Canada Goose

Chaffinch

Chiffchaff

Coal Tit

Collared Dove

Coot

Dunnock

Goldcrest

Great Crested Grebe

Great Tit

Grey Heron (3)

House Martin

House Sparrow

Jay (heard)

Lapwing

Long-tailed Tit

Marsh Tit

Moorhen

Mute Swan

Nuthatch

Robin

Song Thrush

Spotted Flycatcher (2)

Starling

Swallow

Treecreeper

Tufted Duck

Whitethroat

Willow Warbler

Woodpigeon

Yellowhammer

Swallows and martins seem to be getting ready to leave. No swifts seen.
The three herons were perched in a tree.

Sunday, 26th October, 09:15-14:30 @ Clumber Park

Rain.

Blackbird

Black-headed Gull

Blue Tit

Bullfinch

Canada Goose

Chaffinch

Coal Tit

Coot

Great Crested Grebe

Great Tit

Greenfinch

House Sparrow

Jackdaw

Jay

Long-tailed Tit

Mallard

Mistle Thrush

Moorhen

Mute Swan

Pied Wagtail

Robin

Song Thrush

Tufted Duck

Woodpigeon

Yellowhammer

Saturday, 27th December @ Blacktoft Sand

Very cold, sunny, NW wind.

Bearded Reedling

Black-headed Gull

Blue Tit

Common Gull

Goldfinch (9)

Great Black-backed Gull

Kestrel

Lapwing

Mallard

Moorhen

Pheasant

Shelduck

Song Thrush

Woodpigeon