Queens Award for Voluntary Service

Canada Geese and other Sightings

A pair of Canada geese were on one of the ponds by Aldcliffe Rd. 

Canada Geese in pond near Aldlcliffe Road
Canada geese in the pond near Aldlcliffe Road

We also saw a hare in the woodland extension next to the field, possibly hiding from the work going on in the field.

Notable entries on the sightings board were:

  • a swallow over Alder Pond
  • a lesser whitethroat singing where the Orchard path meets the Long Pads
  • greenfinch in Pony Wood,
  • shelduck in West Field
  • moorhen and lots of blackbirds

We heard a willow warbler near Little Wood and a blackcap in Pony Wood