Birds seen at The Woodland Education Centre
January 2008

Records courtesy of Rosemary Tilbury

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Male Chaffinch



Long-tailed tit Near the Lake and most areas of woodland.
Great tit Beech Walk. Log Cabin area.
Blue tit Wetlands, near the Hide. Log Cabin area.
Coal tit Near main entrance and Kingfisher Pond area.
Marsh tit On gorse, near the Heathland (Jan 23rd)
Woodpigeon Large flock seen Monument Pond area (Jan 30th)
Blackbird Beech Walk, the Lake and Log Cabin areas.
Song thrush Green works caravan area (Jan 30th)
Robin Beech Walk, the Lake and Log Cabin areas.
Wren The Viewpoint, Beech Walk and Log Cabin areas.
Goldfinch Seen with Lesser Redpoll near Lake Classroom ( Jan 23rd)
Bullfinch Top path leading to Lake Classroom. (male and female) On birch
Chaffinch In mixed flock on birch tree near Lake Classroom. (Jan 3rd).
Brambling In mixed flock on birch tree near Lake Classroom. (Jan 3rd).
Siskin In mixed flock on birch tree near Lake Classroom. (Jan 3rd). Large flock (around 70 birds) seen Viewpoint area ( Jan 11th 12.15 pm), with Mealy Redpolls.
Lesser Redpoll On birch near the Lake and near toilets, seen with Siskins (Jan 9th )
Mealy Redpoll Very rare visitor to the South-west. Up to six birds seen from the Viewpoint on Birch tree with flock of Siskin ( Jan 11th 12.15 pm)
Jay Behind toilets. Dragonfly Pond area. Glow-worm rise. On oak trees near Lake Classroom. Four seen Wetlands near the Hide (Jan 30th).
Rook Most of the month, flying over the woodland.
Goldcrest On fir trees near Kingfisher Pond and Dragonfly Pond areas.
Nuthatch On oak tree behind Lake Classroom.
Buzzard Soaring above the Lake. Three seen displaying near green works caravan.(Jan 30th)
Treecreeper Near the Viewpoint off Beech Walk. On oak trees near Wetlands.
Kingfisher Seen near the Leat by visitor, Log Cabin area.
Mallard (2 male,1 female) Kingfisher Pond. (3rdJan). (3 male, 2 female) On Lake. (30th)
Pheasant On pathway near Monument Pond. (Jan 9th)
Raven Two flying over Beech Walk. (Jan 9th)
Great Spotted Woodpecker Beech Walk (Jan 3rd)
Sparrowhawk (Male and female) Displaying high over the Log Cabin (Jan 23rd)
Tawny Owl Seen near green works caravan by Mike Manvill (Jan 21st 8.45 am)

TOTAL 30 Different species


Frog spawn noted in Monument pond Jan 30th.



Red Admiral, log cabin area.

Brimstone, wetlands, near hide (Jan 30th)


Bird Records


Related Links


Wet Woodland Bird Survey