Birds seen at The Woodland Education Centre
April 2005

Records courtesy of Rosemary Tilbury

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Blackbird

Wood Pigeon

Male Blackbird

Woodpigeon

 

  18th. April 20th. April 29th.April
Coal tit Maple walk. Kingfisher pond. Dragonfly pond area   Kingfisher pond. Dragonfly pond
Long-tailed tit Maple walk. Lake area and surrounding trees. Log Cabin area. Dragonfly pond area   In gorse bushes along pathways.
Great tit Beech walk, Maple walk. Dragonfly pond area   The Lake and wet areas.
Blue tit Beech walk, Maple walk, Lake area and surrounding trees. Dragonfly pond area   Most areas of reserve
Marsh tit The Lake area and surrounding trees. Dragonfly pond area.  
Woodpigeon Lake area and surrounding trees. Most areas of reserve Most areas of reserve
Blackbird Beech walk. Dragonfly pond area Most areas of reserve Most areas of reserve
Robin Beech walk. Log Cabin area. Kingfisher pond. Most areas of reserve Lake area. Log Cabin. Maple Walk
Dunnock   By The Hide  
Swallow     (Male and female) Feeding on insects over the Lake.
Song thrush     Green works caravan and the Lake.
Wren Maple walk. Log Cabin area. Kingfisher pond. Bushes along main paths Mostly around the Wetlands and Heath land areas.
Chaffinch Lake area and surrounding trees. Log Cabin area. Dragonfly pond area   Trees by the Lake
Mallard (Male and 3 Female) Lake area. (Male and 3 Female) on the Lake. (Male and 3 Female) The Lake area.
Moorhen Wetlands by the Hide and Dragonfly pond. Dragonfly pond Nesting, Dragonfly pond.
Sparrowhawk (Possibly female), drove off a Buzzard over the Log Cabin, then joined by smaller male. Both flew towards the Heath land.   Flying low over the Lake.
Rook Lake area and surrounding trees.    
Raven 2, Flying high, Lake area. Over Lake. Log Cabin area. (pair) Flying over green works caravan.
Jay Flew across path on way to Log Cabin.    
Bullfinch   Trees by the Lake.
Treecreeper Lake area and surrounding trees. Log Cabin area.    
Nuthatch Beech Walk and green works caravan area.   Beech walk and green works caravan area.
Blackcap The Lake area and surrounding trees. (Male) Log Cabin area. (Male) Kingfisher pond. Most areas of reserve. Most areas of reserve
Chiffchaff Lake area and surrounding trees. Log Cabin area. Kingfisher pond.   Most areas of reserve
Goldcrest Fir trees by main gate entrance Log Cabin area Deep in fir trees by main entrance and green works caravan.
Buzzard (Pair) soaring high over the Lake. (four) Soaring over the Lake. (pair) Flying over green works caravan.
Grey wagtail   (Male) The Lake  
Great spotted woodpecker Path along the Leat, towards the Lakeside classroom. (Female) Near the Lake. Green works caravan area.
Garden Warbler Near fir trees by the  main entrance.    

 

TOTAL 29 Different species

 

Butterflies, Dragonflies & Damselflies seen during April on reserve.

Butterflies

Comma, Peacock, Brimstone, Orange-Tip, Green-Veined White. Small White.

Damselfly

Large Red

 

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Related Links

Birds

Wet Woodland Bird Survey