Birds seen at The Woodland Education Centre
August 2005

Records courtesy of Rosemary Tilbury

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Moorhen in Dragonfly Pond




12th August

21st August

Coal tit The Lake area. Kingfisher Pond and Monument Pond.
Long-tailed tit The Lake area.  
Great tit   Trees by path towards the Log Cabin.
Blue tit   Log Cabin area.
Marsh tit The Lake area. On oak trees, behind Lakeside Classroom. On gorse bush towards Log Cabin.
Woodpigeon   Near Log Cabin and the Hide.
Blackbird   Log Cabin area.
Robin   Log Cabin area.
Grey wagtail The Lake area.  
Swallow Feeding over the Lake.  
Martins Feeding over the Lake.  
Wren   Cabin area. In bushes by Kingfisher Pond.
Spotted Flycatcher   The Heathland on dead branch
Chaffinch   Near the Hide and trees by Kingfisher Pond.
Moorhen Wetlands by the Hide On the Lake.
Raven Flying over the Lake. (Pair) Flying over the Lake.
Bullfinch In rhododendrons leading towards the Log Cabin. (Male and female) Bushes by large fir trees near the main entrance.
Greenfinch On oak trees, behind Lakeside Classroom.  
Treecreeper Beech trees towards green works caravan. On fir trees, Kingfisher Pond. Oak trees, back of Lakeside Classroom.
Goldcrest Fir trees near Log Cabin.  
Nuthatch   Oak trees, back of Lakeside Classroom.
Chiffchaff   Near the Lake.
Buzzard Flying over the Lake. Beech Walk.
Great spotted woodpecker Oak tree going towards Log Cabin. (Male) Monument Pond.
Kingfisher   Fishing on the Lake (3.15 pm)
Tawny Owl   (On 30th August) Large adult, enjoying warm afternoon sun, 2.30pm
































TOTAL 26 Different species



Butterflies seen during August on reserve.

Silver-washed Fritillary, Speckled Wood, Small and Large White, Brimstone, Red Admiral, Meadow Brown, Common Blue, Small Copper, Peacock, Gatekeeper, Painted Lady, Small Tortoiseshell.

Cinnabar caterpillars on Ragwort.

Elephant Hawk Moth caterpillars on Willow herb.


Golden-Ringed (Male and Female), Migrant Hawker (Male), Common Darter (Male and Female), Ruddy Darter (Male and Female – Monument pond). Southern Hawker (Male and Female).


Bird Records


Related Links


Wet Woodland Bird Survey