Birds seen at The Woodland Education Centre
October 2008

Records courtesy of Rosemary Tilbury

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Long-tailed tit Lake area (14th oct.)
Great tit Path leading towards lake from Beech walk. (18th Oct.)
Blue tit Path leading towards lake from Beech walk. (18th Oct.)
Coal tit Lake area (14th oct.)
Marsh tit Lake area (14th oct.)
Goldcrest Around fir trees near log cabin.
Woodpigeon Lake area. Maple walk.
Blackbird Male and female eating holly berries, different areas of woodland.
Robin Log cabin and glow-worm rise areas.
Dunnock Near hide.
Wren Most areas of woodland.
Chaffinch Log cabin area.
Bullfinch Male and female near green cabin (18th Oct.)
Raven Two flying high over lake and log cabin.
Jay Monument pond. Wetlands near lake. Green cabin area (18th Oct.)
Nuthatch On oak tree near lake. (31st Oct)
Rook Flying over heathlands and log cabin.
Sparrowhawk (Female) Flew over lake classroom.
Buzzard Two soaring above lake. (18th Oct.)
Treecreeper On oak tree near lake. (18th Oct)
Mallard (Male) On lake. (Female) Wetlands near hide.
Moorhen Dragonfly pond.
Grey wagtail On lake classroom roof.
Great spotted woodpecker (Female) In dead oak tree near lake. (3rd Oct.) Dormice area. ( 21st Oct.)
Kingfisher Seen throughout October, near lake, ponds and leat.
Heron Seen after 5pm., flying over lake. (18th Oct.)
Pheasant (Cock) Green cabin area (31stOctober)


TOTAL 27 Different species


Butterflies, Dragonflies & Damselflies seen during October on reserve.



Red Admiral, on oak tree near lake (31st Oct.)



Common Darter (male) near lake (17th Oct.)

Migrant Hawker Wetlands near hide. (17th Oct.)

Southern Hawker (Male) Wetlands near hide. (17th Oct.)



Bird Records


Related Links


Wet Woodland Bird Survey