Kenfig NNR GBC monthly walk

On an overcast morning with a forecast of heavy rain, 26 participants came on the GBC monthly pubic walk today, – with a special welcome to some new faces.

Fortunately it remained mainly dry, and 49 (!) species were seen/heard, the highlights being-   Bittern ,Slavonian Grebe,Goosander, Chiffchaff, 12 Reed Bunting,Goldeneye, Kingfisher, a very close Sparrowhawk perched on a post for several minutes,  and the large number of wildfowl on the pool.

Full list-

Bittern, Blackbird, Canada Goose, Cetti’s Warbler , Chiffchaff , Common Gull , Cormorant
Gadwall ,  Goosander , Great Tit ,  Grey Heron ,  Herring Gull , Jackdaw, Mallard ,                 Lesser Black-backed Gull, Long-tailed Tit , Mistle Thrush  Pied Wagtail , Redshank
Robin, Slavonian Grebe, Sparrowhawk,  Teal, Wigeon, Wren,  Blue Tit,  Coot, Chaffinch,
Collared Dove, Carrion Crow, Black -headed Gull, Dunnock , Goldeneye, Great Crested Grebe, Greenfinch, Greylag Goose, House Sparrow ,Kingfisher ,Little Grebe, Magpie,
Meadow Pipit ,Mute Swan, Pochard, Reed Bunting, Shoveler, Song Thrush, Starling, Tufted Duck ,Woodpigeon,

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