Birds seen at The Woodland Education Centre
May 2004

Records courtesy of Rosemary Tilbury

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Hen Pheasant with chick


5th. May 26th. May 29th. May
Coal tit   Fir trees by Log Cabin
Long-tailed tit By Log Cabin, Kingfisher Pond area, Maple Walk and by Lake  
Great tit Kingfisher and Dragonfly pond areas  
Blue tit Kingfisher and Dragonfly pond areas   Wetland area
Marsh tit   Fir trees by Log Cabin  
Woodpigeon   Maple Walk area
Raven   Pair flew high over Lake  
Blackbird Most areas of reserve
Robin   Maple walk and Lake area
Wren   Maple Walk and Dragonfly Pond area
Chaffinch Maple Walk and Dragonfly Pond area   Maple Walk
Mallard Monument Pond and Lake. Male and Female    
Moorhen Kingfisher Pond area Monument Pond  
Heron Flew over Lake    
Grey wagtail   On Leat, near toilets  
Chiffchaff Most areas of reserve Good numbers heard and seen
Bullfinch     In rhododendron bushes towards green works caravan
Treecreeper Kingfisher Pond area    
Nuthatch     Beech Walk
Goldcrest Mainly in Firs, different parts of reserve Difficult to spot but mainly in Firs, different parts of reserve  
Mistle thrush Near Lake    
Song thrush Beech Walk and near green works caravan   Beech Walk
Buzzard Pair, flying towards Beech Walk Flying high over Lake being mobbed by Crow Flew out of Fir trees by Log Cabin
Blackcap Most areas of reserve
Green woodpecker   Near large Beech tree overhanging Lake  
Great spotted woodpecker   On tree near classroom  
Swallow   Feeding on insects over Lake  
House martin Flying high over green works caravan   
Pheasant     Green works caravan area


Butterflies, Dragonflies & Damselflies seen during May on reserve.


Brimstone, Orange tip, Small and Large white, Green-veined white, Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock, Comma, Speckled wood, Small Copper, Holly Blue, Common Blue,

Large red Damselfly, Beautiful Damselfly (Male and Female), Common blue Damselfly, Azure Damselfly.

Dragonfly: Broad-bodied chaser, (Male), This fine specimen seen opposite Dragonfly Pond, near Log Cabin 29th. May at 4.30pm.


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Related Links


Wet Woodland Bird Survey