Birds seen at The Woodland Education Centre
April 2004

Records courtesy of Rosemary Tilbury

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Marsh tit

Grey Wagtail chicks

8th. April 14th. April 19th. April
Long-tailed tit Most areas    
Great tit Most areas

Blue tit Most areas
Marsh tit   Several, near classroom, by lake Towards Cabin, also Kingfisher Pond
Woodpigeon Maple Walk  
Raven   Flew high over lake  
Jay Behind toilet, in flight   Lake area
Rook Overhead lake area    
Mallard Male, 2 Female, Kingfisher Pond. 1 Male on lake. Male, reaching up from lake eating, of all things, new beech leaves from overhanging tree Lake, Male and Female Kingfisher Pond
Moorhen   Dragonfly Pond Lake
Grey wagtail   Dragonfly Pond area  
Chiffchaff Most areas of reserve
Bullfinch Most areas of reserve    
Treecreeper   Up wooden steps on left, behind Cabin by Dragonfly Pond.  
Goldcrest   Lake area  
Mistle thrush Lake area Pair, Maple Walk area
Song thrush Beech Walk, also green works caravan area By green works caravan
Buzzard 2, near large oak, Bluebell Wood area (Playing games with me!) constantly going to large oak, Bluebell Wood area, no sign of any active nest Same area, around oak trees
Blackcap   Male, beak full of nest material. Path toward Lakeside Classroom from Beech Walk area. Several other males in different locations Towards lake, also by Dragonfly Pond


Butterflies seen during April on reserve.

Brimstone, Orange tip (Male and Female by Kingfisher pond), Green-veined white, (Flying off wet meadow into reserve.) Large white, Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock (Good numbers), Comma (One or two by cabin but mostly by path towards Dragonfly pond), Speckled wood.

Large red Damselfly, by wooden bench overlooking lake.


Bird Records


Related Links


Wet Woodland Bird Survey