Summer Bird Walk 2018

The 2018 Summer Walk took place on the morning of 7 July. There were 6 participants. The weather was very hot, 28 deg C (82 deg F) and probably accounted for the fact that less birds were observed in the village and a lot more were heard/seen in the woods. This walk was notable for another reaon, John Sandford missed a bird walk for the first time since he initiated the walks in 2009.

The following 24 species were recorded.

Pheasant (C)

Red Kite (A, B, C)

Buzzard (B,C)

Swift  (A)

Woodpigeon (A, B, C)

Magpie (A, C)

Rook (A)

Carrion Crow (C)

Goldcrest (C)

Blue Tit (B, C)

Great Tit (B, C)

Skylark (C)

Swallow (A)

House Martin (A)

Chiffchaff (B)

Blackcap (B)

Nuthatch (B, C)

Wren (B, C)

Blackbird (B, C)

Song Thrush (B)

Dunnock (B)

House Sparrow (A)

Chaffinch (B)

Yellowhammer (C)