Birds seen at The Woodland Education Centre
July 2008

Recorder: Rosemary Tilbury

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Blue tit


Long-tailed tit Near Log Cabin.
Great tit Kingfisher Pond.
Blue tit Most areas of woodland.
Coal tit On fir trees, back of Log Cabin.
Marsh tit Several seen feeding on thistles, near Lake.
Chiffchaff Near Log Cabin and the Heathland. (24th July)
Blackcap Female, the Lake area. Male, Kingfisher Pond.
Goldcrest Log Cabin area. Near main entrance.
Woodpigeon Monument Pond area.
Blackbird Glow-worm rise. Beech Walk. Male and female by the Lake (23rd July)
Song thrush On grass near Lake, with beak full of worms. (20th July)
Robin Glow-worm rise. Log Cabin area.
Wren Near the Lake. Near Green works caravan.
Bullfinch Green works caravan area. Juveniles near the Leat by Log Cabin (24th July)
Jay Two flew across the Lake (8th July, 8.30pm).
Raven Two flying over Lake Classroom.
Magpie Seen attacking juvenile blackbird, Beech Walk.
Nuthatch Near Log Cabin.
Rook Monument Pond area.
Buzzard High over Maple Walk. Back of Log Cabin (2nd July).
Treecreeper Parent teaching fledglings to find insects on tree bark and climb up trunk of tree. (24th July).
Dunnock Two seen on fence by the Lake. (7th July).
Mallard Female, on the Lake.
Moorhen Adult with chicks, Dragonfly Pond (7th July). Juveniles, Wetlands by the Lake. Adult near the Hide.
Great Spotted woodpecker Juvenile near the Viewpoint (20th July)
Crossbill Several seen flying around fir trees, back of Log Cabin by volunteer from Devon Wildlife Trust – Roger Hamblin (28th July).
Swallow Skimming over the Lake, feeding on insects.
House martin Heathland area
Dipper Kingfisher Pond

TOTAL 29 Different species




Speckled Wood, Meadow Brown, Ringlet, Gatekeeper, Comma, Silver-washed Fritillary, Peacock, Red Admiral, Green-veined White, Large White, Marbled White.



Humming-bird hawk-moth. On pathway towards Log cabin (2nd July)



Large Red, Blue-tailed, Common Blue.



Golden Ring (Male and female), Emperor (Male and female), Migrant Hawker, Ruddy Darter (Female) 24th July.



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Related Links


Wet Woodland Bird Survey