Four people (Lois, Nancy, Jan and Jon) were present for this month's bird walk, led by Lois in the absence of Des. There were some nice sunny spells during the hour, but with a chilly wind blowing. The list of birds seen and heard was as follows:
Robin - one or two heard
Wren - several heard
Blackbird - many (around 10) seen hopping around the park
Mistle Thrush - good views of two individuals in different sections of the park
Dunnock - at least one heard…Continue
The special event attracted a good number of enthusiastic and knowledgeable people but the birds and the weather were rather less impressive! The full list is as follows:
Goldfinch - lots around, calling, singing and showing well
Chaffinch - at least 2 heard singing
Greenfinch - 1 heard briefly at the pond
Blackbird - a few around
Mistle Thrush - 1…Continue
Added by Des Bowring on May 3, 2015 at 17:18 — No Comments
I'm hoping to do a bit of moth trapping in the park this summer. I will probably choose week-nights where the forecast is for warm temperatures and preferably cloudy skies. Just an experiment, really, and I will publicise it on the website for any interested people to come along!
Watch this space!
Added by Des Bowring on May 2, 2015 at 10:04 — No Comments