Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Chesworth Farm - Bird Survey

Eddie Bew was down on the Farm today and recorded the following species:

Robin 6, Woodpigeon 22, Magpie 12, Greenfinch 3, Blackbird 10, Goldfinch 30+, Long-tailed Tit 4, Blue Tit 6, Great Spotted Woodpecker 2, Dunnock 10, Moorhen 2, Song Thrush 6, Bullfinch 4, Great Tit 2, Wren 2, Nuthatch 1, Redwing 10, Jay 1, Chaffinch 2, Jackdaw 6, House Sparrow 2, Canada Goose 2 (fly over Riverside Field), Mallard 2, Carrion Crow 7, Common Buzzard 1, Green Woodpecker 1

Grey Squirrel 1 and several Common Frogs croaking on Platt Pond

Sunday, 19 February 2017

Owlbeech Woods - Bird Survey

Mike Ayling carried out some survey work up on the heathland today and also carried out a bird count for us. The full list of species seen is below:

Black-headed Gull 1, Blue Tit 3, Carrion Crow 5, Coal Tit 1, Goldfinch 2, Great Tit 2, Jackdaw 2, Mallard 3, Robin 7, Stock Dove 1, Wren 3, Blackbird 5, Bullfinch 1, Chaffinch 2, Dunnock 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker 2, Green Woodpecker 1, Magpie 4, Pheasant 1, Song Thrush 2, Woodpigeon 13, Yellowhammer 1

Eddie Bew was also on the heath this morning and he recorded the following:

House Sparrow 4, Blackbird 11, Starling 3, Robin 11, Woodpigeon 9, Nuthatch 2, Mistle Thrush 3, Great Tit 4, Blue Tit 4, Mallard 2, Great Spotted Woodpecker 2, Song Thrush 4, Common Buzzard 1, Carrion Crow 6, Magpie 8, Green Woodpecker 1, Jackdaw 1, Dunnock 2, Bullfinch 1, Redwing 1, Long-tailed Tit 2

Grey Squirrel 1, Roe Deer 2

Saturday, 18 February 2017

Chesworth Farm - Bird Survey


Mike Ayling carried out his weekly bird survey of the Farm which produced the following:

Blackbird 7, Bullfinch 5, Chaffinch 7, Goldcrest 2, Great Spotted Woodpecker 2, Green Woodpecker 1, Grey Heron 1, House Sparrow 2, Jay 2, Magpie 3, Moorhen 1, Robin 4, Song Thrush 4, Wren 2, Blue Tit 5, Carrion Crow 4, Dunnock 8, Goldfinch 8, Great Tit 5, Greenfinch 5, Herring Gull 5, Jackdaw 5, Long-tailed Tit 2, Mallard 5, Nuthatch 1, Skylark 1, Woodpigeon 26

Sunday, 12 February 2017

Warnham LNR - Weekend Round-up & Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS)

Greylag Goose - Warnham LNR
A dreary weekend on the Reserve weather-wise but there was still plenty of avian interest around if you were brave enough to venture out into the biting northerly wind mixed with sleet! The list of birds other than counted in by Mike Ayling in the Wetland Bird Survey were:

2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Common Buzzard, 4 Canada Goose, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Pheasant, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Chaffinch, 8 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Robin, 2 Dunnock, 2 Siskin, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Coal Tit.

1 Roe Deer, 1 Wood Mouse, 1 Bank Vole 

Below are the totals for Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS) carried out by Mike on behalf of the British Trust for Ornithology.

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Site Name:
Warnham Mill Pond
Primary count?  
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Date:
Sun, 12 Feb, 2017
Time:
08:30 - 10:00

Note:
You have checked the 'No terns present' box, indicating an assessment was made.
Species
Count
Comment
Black-headed Gull
26
 
Coot
3
 
Cormorant
2
 
Great Crested Grebe
1
 
Grey Heron
4
 
Herring Gull
1
 
Kestrel
1
 
Mallard
11
 
Moorhen
2
 
Mute Swan
6
 
Pochard
11
7m 4f
Teal
6
 
Tufted Duck
21
 
Water Rail
1
 
Total number of species: 14
Individuals: 96

Saturday, 11 February 2017

Chesworth Farm - Bird Survey

Mike Ayling carried out his weekly bird count shich produced the following:

Barn Owl 1, Blue Tit 4, Carrion Crow 4, Dunnock 1, Great Tit 3, Greenfinch 2, House Sparrow 2, Magpie 7, Nuthatch 1, Pied Wagtail 1, Song Thrush 7, Wren 1, Blackbird 13, Bullfinch 3, Chaffinch 4, Goldfinch 4, Green Woodpecker 1, Herring Gull 12, Jackdaw 20, Mallard 2, Pheasant 1, Robin 4, Woodpigeon 27

Owlbeech Woods - Bird Survey

Eddie Bew carried out his regular bird survey of Owlbeech Woods which produced the following birds:

Starling 1, Magpie 3, Carrion Crow 3, House Sparrow 5, Blackbird 7,Woodpigeon 5, Great Tit 2, Mallard 3, Robin 8, Marsh Tit 1, Blue Tit 8, Chaffinch 4, Pheasant 1, Nuthatch 1, Wren 1, Long-tailed Tit 6, Song Thrush 3, Dunnock 2

1 Grey Squirrel