Birds seen at The Woodland Education Centre
May 2006

Records courtesy of Rosemary Tilbury

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House Martin

Male & Female Mallard


Blackcap Good numbers, most areas.
Willow warbler The Heathland.
Treecreeper Oak trees by Monument PondLog Cabin area.
Long-tailed tit Log Cabin, Lakeside Classroom and The Wetlands near The Hide.
Great tit Maple Walk. Monument Pond area.
Blue tit Maple Walk.
Marsh tit Glow-worm rise area (between the green works caravan & Kingfisher Pond).
Coal tit Maple Walk. Fir trees near Log Cabin and towards Monument Pond.
Woodpigeon Near the Lake. Beech Walk.
Blackbird Most areas.
Robin Most areas.
Wren Maple Walk. Glow-worm rise.
Chaffinch Near The Hide. Monument Pond area.
Greenfinch The Heathland.
Mallard Female with six ducklings on the Lake.
Moorhen With four chicks on Dragonfly Pond.
Jay Flew into Oak trees, Monument Pond area.
Crow Sat in tree near Log Cabin.
Magpie Beech Walk.
Goldcrest Near The Lake.
Nuthatch Green works caravan area. Oak trees by Monument Pond.
Bullfinch Male – Wetlands and The Lake area.
Buzzard The Lake area.
Sparrowhawk Flying over the Heathland.
Great spotted woodpecker (Male and Female). Dead tree by The Lake and behind toilets.
Green woodpecker. Trees behind toilet.
Song thrush Green works caravan and The Lake area.
Chiffchaff Most areas of woodland.
Kingfisher Wetlands by The Hide.
Martins Flying over The Lake, feeding on insects.
Swallows Flying over The Lake, feeding on insects.

TOTAL 31 Different species


Butterflies seen in May on the reserve:

Clouded yellow (seen by Leading Conservation Worker), Green-Veined White, Common Blue, Holly Blue, Red Admiral, Peacock, Painted Lady, Tortoiseshell, Speckled Wood, Brimstone, Orange-tip.



Large Red, Beautiful Demoiselle (3 Females).


Bird Records


Related Links


Wet Woodland Bird Survey