Birds seen at The Woodland Education Centre
May 2007

Records courtesy of Rosemary Tilbury

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Wood Pigeon



Swallow Feeding on insects over Lake.
House Martins Green works caravan area, flying high.
Long-tailed tit Behind Lake Classroom.
Great tit Most areas of woodland.
Blue tit Most areas of woodland.
Coal tit On fir trees near Log Cabin.
Marsh tit On fir trees near main entrance.
Woodpigeon Most areas of reserve.
Blackbird Maple Walk. Beech Walk. Heathlands.
Robin Most areas of woodland.
Blackcap (Male and female) Seen catching insects from vegetation on Lake.
Wren Most areas of woodland.
Chaffinch The Heathland. Green works caravan area.
Moorhen On Lake. Wetlands near the Hide.
Mallard (Male and female) Wetlands near the Hide.
Jay Flew into bushes near Dragonfly Pond.
Rook Flying over woodlands
Raven Flying over the Heathland.
Goldcrest Log Cabin area.
Nuthatch Monument Pond area.
Song thrush Green works caravan area.
Mistle thrush Beech Walk area.
Willow Warbler The Heathland, on 29th May two birds seen.
Chiffchaff Most areas of reserve.
Buzzard Soaring over the Viewpoint.
Great spotted woodpecker Two juveniles seen with female, on oak tree back of Lake Classroom. (Male) on dead tree near the Lake.
Treecreeper Feeding their young on oak tree near the Leat.
Greenfinch On beech tree, the Heathland.
Grey wagtail On roof of Log Cabin.
Kingfisher (Male) Seen near new seating area by the Lake (2.30 pm 29th May)

TOTAL 30 Different species



Common Blue, Speckled Wood, Green-veined White, Peacock, Brimstone, Red Admiral, Orange-tip (Male),



 Large Red, Common Blue. Beautiful Demoiselle (Male and Female), near Leat.



Emperor (male) on lake. Broad-bodied Chaser (female) seen depositing eggs.


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Related Links


Wet Woodland Bird Survey