GBC Field Trip to Forest of Dean

Fine views on today’s GBC Field Trip of a Great Grey Shrike (excellent find by Tate Lloyd) seen south of the path from Three Brothers to Burnt Log. Several Hawfinch were by the cricket ground at Parkend, and there were 15+ Mandarin Duck at Cannop Ponds where a Marsh Tit gave close views.

In all 42 species seen or heard today, and many thanks to all 22 participants who came along.

Full species list:
Mute Swan, Greylag Goose, Mandarin Duck, Gadwall, Teal, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Little Grebe, Grey Heron, Cormorant, Buzzard, Moorhen, Coot, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Stock Dove, Woodpigeon, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Great Grey Shrike, Magpie, Jay, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Raven, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Marsh Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Goldcrest, Nuthatch, Treecreeper, Blackbird, Mistle Thrush, Robin, Dunnock, Grey Wagtail, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Siskin, Bullfinch and Hawfinch.

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