Kenfig NNR

Kenfig Public Walk, Saturday 20th November 2021

We welcomed 11 folk to our walk, good to meet to old friends , and a new GBC member, Martin. In spite of the overcast sky giving poor viewing conditions, the rain held off, and we saw/heard 45 species! The highlights being a Scaup, a distant Kingfisher and a large number ( 20+- Dave will give us a more exact number …) of Common Gull all on the pool. 2 Cetti’s Warbler were calling, as were Chiffchaff, Redwing flew overhead, while we were pleased to find a Fieldfare. Some of us saw a small flock of distant Golden Plover towards the coast, while Barry found us a last minute raptor, a hovering Kestrel.

Full list.

Canada Goose, Greylag Goose, Mute Swan, Gadwall, )Mallard, Tufted Duck, Scaup, Feral Pigeon, Woodpigeon, Collared Dove, Moorhen, Coot, Golden Plover, Black-headed Gull, Common Gull, Herring Gull, Cormorant, Grey Heron, Kingfisher, Kestrel, Jay, Magpie, Jackdaw Carrion Crow, Coal Tit, Great Tit, Cetti’s Warbler, Long-tailed Tit, Chiffchaff, Wren, Starling, Mistle Thrush, Redwing, Blackbird, Fieldfare, Robin, House Sparrow, Dunnock, Pied Wagtail, Meadow Pipit, Chaffinch, Bullfinch, Greenfinch, Linnet, Goldfinch. total – 45

With thanks to all who came, and to Dave Carrington for leading

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