Birds seen at The Woodland Education Centre
May 2008

Recorder: Rosemary Tilbury

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Long Tailed Tit

Male Blackbird

Long Tailed Tit

Male Blackbird


Long-tailed tit Near the Lake, Kingfisher Pond (6th May).
Great tit Log Cabin area. Glow-worm rise area (23rd May).
Blue tit Log Cabin area.
Coal tit Kingfisher Pond area.
Marsh tit Wetlands, nr the Hide (6th May)
Chiffchaff Most areas of woodland.
Willow warbler Glow-worm rise area. (29th May)
Blackcap Most areas of woodland.
Goldcrest Near main entrance and Log Cabin area.
Woodpigeon Lake and Monument Pond area.
Blackbird Most areas of woodland. Ten males seen in a group on ground by the Lake (27th May)
Song thrush Green works caravan area and Kingfisher Pond.
Mistle Thrush Two seen on fir tree near the Log Cabin.
Robin Most areas of woodland.
Wren Most areas of woodland.
Bullfinch (Male) Maple Walk (6th May).
Chaffinch Near the Log Cabin and green works caravan area.
Jay Monument Pond area (27th May).
Rook Flying over the Heathland.
Crow On oak tree near Dragonfly Pond.
Raven Flew over the Heathland (27th May) High above the Lake (29th May).
Magpie Flying across the Wetlands, near the Hide.
Nuthatch Several on oak trees near Lake Classroom, and on fir tree near Log Cabin.
Buzzard Dark coloured bird flying around Dragonfly Pond. Paler bird Beech Walk area.
Treecreeper On oak tree near the Leat. (Back of toilets).
Mallard (Male) The Wetlands, near the Hide (27th May)
Moorhen Adult on the Lake with chicks.
Great Spotted Woodpecker (Female) On oak tree near the Leat, back of toilets (27th May).
Swallow Two flying over and around the Lake. (23rd May)
Spotted Flycatcher On trees near new hedge-bank, first seen 23rd May and again on 27th May.


TOTAL 30 Different species



Speckled Wood, Brimstone, good numbers of Holly Blue, Large White,

Green-veined White, Orange Tip (male and female) Peacock.



Large Red, Blue tail, Common Blue, Beautiful Demoiselle (Male and female)



Four spotted Chaser


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Related Links


Wet Woodland Bird Survey