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Bird Song Walk: Photo Gallery - April 8th 2018

You will be able to read a full report of this event in issue number 57 of our Skylarks Newsletter - see the link to the 'On Line Archive' to the left. Here on this page, we have presented a 'Photo Story' of the morning.

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Bird List

  1. Goldfinch - a dozen or so heard or seen around the park.
  2. Blue Tit - 5 or 6 heard or seen.
  3. Great Tit - very common and showy today with at least 10 / 15 seen or heard.
  4. Woodpigeon - several flying, one or two seen on the ground.
  5. Blackbird - quite a few seen, some nice males perched singing.
  6. Robin - lots seen and heard giving good views for all.
  7. Wren - only seen by a few but 2 or 3 heard by all.
  8. Magpie - around 6 in the Park.
  9. Song Thrush - very nice bird singing away at the top of a tree.
  10. Greenfinch - a nice male perched.
  11. Black Headed Gull - 2 or 3 loafing around the lake.
  12. Canada Geese - up to 10 at the lake.
  13. Tufted Ducks - a pair on the lake.
  14. Moorhen - 2 or 3 at the lake.
  15. Coot - 2 or 3 at the lake.
  16. Jay - one seen by Mark on the hill, one seen by all at the lake.
  17. Chiffchaff - 2 or 3 heard at the lake.
  18. Great Spotted Woodpecker - good views perched on the owl box post.
  19. Green Woodpecker - at least one possibly 2 heard at the lake.
  20. Mallard - 3 good looking males at the lake.
  21. Collared Dove - 5 or 6 around the picnic area.
  22. Carrion Crow - several flying overhead throughout the walk.
  23. Herring Gull - a couple flying around the lake, seen from the Pavilion.
  24. Sand Martin - one passing through the Park.
  25. Blackcap - hawking for insects from the bush in front of the Pavilion.
  26. Long Tailed Tit - a pair building a nest in the Pavilion garden.
  27. Starling - just one on the car park path on the way home.

Two days later......

A 'friend' or our FaceBook page provided us with this picture of an adder seen in the Park on April 10th.
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