Eight participants took part in the Winter Bird Walk on Saturday 7 February 2009, between 10.00 a.m. and 12.00 noon. The weather was bright and cold, with snow on the ground (it had been abnormally cold and snowy over the preceding week)

Photo of first winter bird walk
Participants at the winter bird walk, near Dean Farm

The following 29 species were recorded:

Red Kite (B, C)

Buzzard (C)

Kestrel (B, C)

Red-legged Partridge (C)

Common Gull (C)

Woodpigeon (A)

Great Spotted Woodpecker (A)

Skylark (C)

Wren (C)

Dunnock (A)

Robin (A, B, C)

Blackbird (A, B, C)

Fieldfare (C)

Song Thrush (A, C)

Marsh Tit (B)

Coal Tit (B)

Blue Tit (A, B, C)

Great Tit (A, B, C)

Nuthatch (A, B)

Jay (B)

Magpie (A)

Jackdaw (B, C)

Rook (A, B)

Carrion Crow (A)

Starling (A)

House Sparrow (A)

Chaffinch (A, C)

Greenfinch (A)

Goldfinch (A, C)