Spring Bird Walk 2009

 

The Spring Bird Walk took place on the morning of 2nd May - a pleasant spring day - and followed the same route as the Winter Walk. Nine people participated, and the following 26 species were recorded:

 

Red Kite (A, B, C)

Buzzard (A, B, C)

Pheasant (C)

Lapwing (A)

Woodpigeon (A, B, C)

Great-spotted Woodpecker (C)

Skylark (C)

Swallow (C)

House Martin (A)

Wren (B, C)

Robin (A, B, C)

Blackbird (A, B)

Blackcap (B, C)

Whitethroat (C)*

Chiffchaff (B)**

Blue Tit (B, C)

Great Tit (A, B, C)

Nuthatch (B)

Magpie (A, C)

Jackdaw (B, C)

Rook (A, B, C)

Starling (A)

House Sparrow (A)

Chaffinch (A, B, C)

Greenfinch (A)

Goldfinch (A, C)

 

* at least three singing males

** nest located in Dean Wood; assumed to contain young