The Glossy Ibis remained, being seen at Idle Washlands (9th-22nd). A Fulmar was seen over Hoveringham (1st) and another over Chilwell (22nd). A Purple Sandpiper was at Holme Pierrepont for five days, and a Temminck’s Stint was there (24th).
Wader passage was good, with up to five Greenshanks, seven Green Sandpipers and good numbers of commoner waders. A Wood Sandpiper was present (11th-15th) and two Ruff were also noted. A Black-necked Grebe was seen (27th-31st). Also present were Bittern, Raven and Pintail, and Ospreys were recorded on several dates.
A Knot and a Wood Sandpiper were present (1st-5th). Five Black-tailed Godwits and three Ruff were noted as well as many commoner species. A Little Stint showed (12th-16th). Five Sandwich Terns were seen on the morning of the 16th, and other highlights included a Common Scoter, Bittern and Spotted Flycatcher.
The highlight of the wader passage was a group of 15 Bar-tailed Godwits (19th). Also noted were up to three Greenshanks, 11 Curlew and several Dunlin. Marsh Harrier, Osprey and Red Kite were all recorded. Yellow-legged and Caspian Gulls were in the evening roost. Several Arctic Terns passed through. A Redstart was seen (23rd).
Very good wader passage with at least 15 species throughout. Highlights included up to three Little Stints, two Curlew Sandpipers, Bar-tailed Godwit and 16 Turnstones. Also notable were 10 Black-tailed Godwits, eight Greenshanks and 11 Green Sandpipers. Also on site were a Black-necked Grebe, Garganey, Marsh Harriers and a Short-eared Owl. A Spotted Flycatcher and a Whinchat were also recorded.
A Knot was at Langford, and a Turnstone at Kilvington. Avocets were at Langford, with smaller groups at Besthorpe and Collingham. Besthorpe and Langford also had Wood Sandpiper and Osprey, and the latter was at Southwell and Barton-in-fabis. Honey Buzzards were over Cossall and Barton-in-fabis, and a Goshawk was at Bestwood, where a Pied Flycatcher was reported. Eight Cranes flew over Nether Langwith.