Birds seen at The Woodland Education Centre
February 2006

Records courtesy of Rosemary Tilbury

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Male Pheasant





2nd February

25th. February.

27th February.

  Dull grey day, cold. (Birds in hiding)    
Coal tit   Kingfisher Pond area. Beech Walk. Log Cabin area.
Long-tailed tit Small flock seen feeding on silver birch. Kingfisher Pond area.  
Great tit On alder trees. A few foraging on ground in places.   Heathlands.

Beech Walk. Log Cabin area

Blue tit On alder trees.   Heathlands. Log Cabin area.
Woodpigeon By Dragonfly Pond.    
Blackbird     Beech Walk. Green works caravan area.
Robin By Dragonfly Pond. Kingfisher Pond area. Heathlands

Beech Walk. Green works caravan area.

Wren By Dragonfly Pond. Kingfisher Pond area. Lake area. Dragonfly Pond area.
Chaffinch   Near green works caravan. Heathlands. Green cabin area.
Mallard     (Male and Female) On Lake.
Raven     (pair) Displaying over Heathlands.
Jay Monument Pond.    
Treecreeper   By Leat, back of Lakeside Classroom. On oak trees. Beech Walk. Trees near Log Cabin.
Goldcrest   Feeding on insects in holly bushes, various areas. On firs by main entrance.  
Nuthatch   Maple Walk area. Beech Walk.
Siskin   On large silver birch on path towards Lakeside Classroom, off Maple Walk. On alder trees towards Log Cabin. On birch trees top of wooden steps. On birch trees, Beech Walk.
Buzzard     Flying over Log Cabin. Beech Walk. Flying over Lake.
Great spotted woodpecker   (male) Maple Walk area. (Female) Trees alongside the Leat.  
Pheasant     Green works caravan area.
Brambling   Trees by the Leat, back of Lakeside Classroom.  
Lesser Redpoll     2 female or juvenile on birch tree near main entrance.
Cormorant Flying high over Lake.    


TOTAL 23 Different species


There was a noticeable difference in the number of bird species seen this January and February compared with the same period last year. Marsh tits and the Thrush family ( Song thrush, Mistle thrush and Redwing) have all been absent this year. Reason unknown.



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Wet Woodland Bird Survey