The walk – the sixtieth of these quarterly WCG Bird Walks – took place on the morning of 4 November, an initially rainy day, but with marked improvement during the walk. The bird numbers noted also increased markedly as the weather improved. There were six participants, and the following twenty-one species were recorded.

Red-legged Partridge (C)

Pheasant (B, C)

Buzzard (B, C)

Red Kite (C)

Herring Gull (C – two birds flying over)

Woodpigeon (A, B, C)

Skylark (C)

Wren (B)

Dunnock (A, C)

Robin (C)

Magpie (A, C)

Carrion Crow (C)

Long-tailed Tit (B – a group of up to a dozen birds passing through the trees)

Coal Tit (B)

Blue Tit (B, C)

Blackbird (C)

Redwing (C – mainly individual birds)

Chaffinch (C)

Goldfinch (A – two on the wires by the footpath across Hilltop Field)

Greenfinch (C)

Yellowhammer (C – c.3)