21 folk joined us on our first public birdwalk of the year, on a cold , overcast day. It was good to meet friends old and new.
We were pleased to find 41 species, the highlights being Ring-necked Duck, Siberian Chiff Chaff, Scaup, and 5 very smart displaying male Goldeneye with at least 1 female.
Canada Goose , Mute Swan, Gadwall, Wigeon, Mallard, Teal, Pochard , Ring-necked Duck , Tufted Duck ,
Scaup, Goldeneye , Woodpigeon , Collared Dove , Coot Great Crested Grebe, Black-headed Gull Mediterranean Gull, Common Gull, Herring Gull, Cormorant, Grey Heron, Buzzard, Magpie , Jackdaw , Carrion Crow , Blue Tit , Great Tit , Long-tailed Tit, Chiffchaff (Siberian – tristis) , Goldcrest , Starling ,
Song Thrush , Mistle Thrush , Blackbird , Robin, House Sparrow, Dunnock , Chaffinch, Bullfinch , Greenfinch , Goldfinch.
Many thanks to Dave for leading and Rhos , deputy leader.