Queens Award for Voluntary Service

Fairfield Bird Walk

This morning Jon Carter (RSPB) led a party of 16 people around Fairfield.

We saw:-

Wren, robin, dunnock, blackbird, song thrush (2), starling, swift, swallows, blue tit, great tit (in box Orchard 8), house sparrow, greater spotted woodpecker, goldfinch (2), chaffinch (heard) , lesser whitethroat (heard), common whitethroat, common (grey) partridge (2 see below), reed buntings (2 males, see below), lapwings (>2), jay, magpies, jackdaws, raven, crows, wood pigeon, stock doves (2), mallards, herring gulls and lesser black-backed gulls, chiffchaff (heard).

Many thanks to Jon and next walk due in Autumn!


Two common partridges look like stones!


One of two male reed outings seen in Big Meadow.