Month: December 2015

First Bird Survey

Inaugural Bird Survey

 December 20th 2015 by Amanda Fiddler and Terry Eagan

 A Bright, Breezy and Clear Day Temperature 11°C,  0900 hrs to 1105 hrs

Robin 6

Blue Tit 11

Dunnock 5

Woodpigeon 14

Wren 7

Blackbird 3

Teal 1

Jay 2

Grey Heron 2

Magpie 13

Greenfinch 2

Reed Bunting 7

Bullfinch 8

Black-headed Gull 12

Chaffinch 2

Long-tailed Tit 2

Great Tit 2

Goldfinch 12

Moorhen 3

Cormorant 2

Mute Swan 2

 An enjoyable start to our endeavours; the majority of birds were noted in transects 4 and 7. In general the birds faded out towards the end of the survey probably due to the increased activity on the Meadows.

No raptors or Winter Thrushes seen unfortunately.

 At least 3 Grey squirrels seen.