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 singing

Goldfinch - seen and heard

Blue Tit - one seen visiting a garden feeder next to the park

Great Tit - one seen entering a nest hole in a tree

House Sparrow - one or two seen

Chaffinch - several heard

Carrion Crow - several calling and circling around the park

Magpie - one seen

Lesser Black-backed Gull - circling overhead

Herring Gull - seen overhead

Also seen: Grey Squirrel; toad and frog tadpoles and several newts in the pond

The next Bird Walk will be on 20th September

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Comment by Des Bowring on May 19, 2015 at 15:03

Thanks for posting, Jon and to Lois for leading.

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