Queens Award for Voluntary Service

Sunday Guided Bird Walk

This morning Jon Carter led a walk around the reserve and we saw:-

Wren, blue tit, great tit, dunnock, blackbird, magpie, goldfinch, great spotted woodpecker, crow, herring gull, black-headed gull, jackdaw, chaffinch, house sparrow, robin, rock dove, teal, redwing, greylag geese, pink-footed geese (see below) linnet (>35), greenfinch, meadow pipit, starling, mallard, moorhen and finally 2 Woodcock (flushed by Jon from below the willows by Lucy brook).

I have been reminded that we also saw both mistle and song thrushes – apologies for omission!DSCN4248.

Also seen yesterday were linnets  (>25) in a hawthorn bush plus 77 geese flying over.