There were twenty participants on a very enjoyable birdwalk on Saturday morning, good to see some new folk, lovely weather, lots of birds showing well, beautiful spring flowers, a cinnabar moth too. The highlights were a little owl, 18 flying whimbrel, 20 fling swans, 4 dunlin in breeding plumage , a purple sandpiper and 2 ringed plover. Thanks to Strinda for leading the group.
Blackbird , Blue Tit , Canada Goose , Chaffinch ,Collared Dove , Dunlin , Feral Pigeon Great Tit , Grey Heron , House Sparrow , Kestrel ,Linnet, Magpie, Mute Swan ,Pied Wagtail , Reed Bunting , Robin , Skylark, Sparrowhawk, Stonechat, Turnstone ,
Whitethroat ,Woodpigeon, Blackcap , Buzzard , Carrion Crow , Chiffchaff, Cormorant ,
Dunnock, Goldfinch, Greenfinch , Herring Gull 12, Jackdaw ,Lesser Black-backed Gull ,
Little Owl , Meadow Pipit, Oystercatcher , Purple Sandpiper, Ringed Plover, Sedge Warbler , Song Thrush , Starling , Swallow , Whimbrel ,Willow Warbler ,Wren
A total of 46 Species