The Walk took place on 15 November. Nine people took part, ranging in age from two upwards, and the 26 species listed below were identified. The autumn had been mild to date, and quite wet. The weather was misty at the beginning of the walk, but the mist had largely cleared by 11:30.

Red Kite (B, C)

Buzzard (B, C, including one flying in Dean Wood on our return)

Lesser Black-backed Gull (A, C)

Green Woodpecker (A)

Great Spotted Woodpecker (B)

Kestrel (C)

Woodpigeon (A, B, C)

Jay (A, B)

Magpie (B, C)

Jackdaw (C) Rook (C – very few this time)

Carrion Crow (B, C)

Blue Tit (B, C)

Great Tit (C)

Skylark (C – small parties flying E-W)

Nuthatch (B)

Wren (A, B, C)

Blackbird (A, B, C)

Fieldfare (B, C – large restless flock in trees on Buzzard Ridge above Dean Farm; est. <100 individuals)

Robin (A, B, C)

House Sparrow (A)

Pied Wagtail (A)

Chaffinch (A, B, C)

Greenfinch (A)

Linnet (C – 3 in hedge tree by open fields)

Goldfinch (A, C)

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