Birds seen at The Woodland Education Centre
September 2008

Records courtesy of Rosemary Tilbury

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Blue tit

Long-tailed tit Area near Monument Pond.
Great tit Near Log Cabin and Kingfisher Pond.
Blue tit Area near Monument Pond.
Coal tit On fir trees near Log Cabin and Green works caravan areas. Beech Walk.
Marsh tit Eating blackberries, Log Cabin area.
Chiffchaff On willow near the Wetlands by the Hide (N.B. Dark coloured legs)
Willow warbler On willow near the Wetlands by the Hide (N.B. Pale coloured legs)
Goldcrest Near the Hide, the Wetlands area.
Woodpigeon Area near Monument Pond and the Heathland.
Blackbird Dormouse area. Glow-worm rise area.
Robin Beech Walk, Kingfisher Pond and Log Cabin areas.
Dunnock Near Log Cabin.
Wren Kingfisher Pond and Maple Walk.
Chaffinch Near the Lake, on oak trees.
Mistle thrush On fir tree, back of Log Cabin.
Raven Two seen flying over the Lake (1st Sept.)
Magpie Path leading to the Lake from Log cabin.
Nuthatch Adults and juveniles on oak trees near the Lake (19th Sept.), also near the Hide.
Rook Flying over the Heathland.
Crow Near the Heathland.
Buzzard Flying over Monument Pond.
Treecreeper Adults and juveniles on oak trees near the Lake. (14th Sept.)
Mallard (Female) Monument Pond. (Male) Dragonfly Pond.
Moorhen Two adults on Dragonfly Pond, juvenile in the Wetland area, near the the Hide.
Grey wagtail On water lilies in the Lake (14th Sept.).
Green woodpecker Green works caravan area.
Swallow Two flying low over the Lake (19th Sept.).
House martin 30 – 35 seen flying high over the Heathland (19th Sept.) .
Kingfisher Fishing on the Lake (4.45 pm, 14th Sept.).
Heron Sat on top of fir tree, looking towards the Lake (19th Sept.).


TOTAL 30 Different species


Butterflies, Dragonflies & Damselflies seen during September on reserve.



Brimstone, Speckled Wood, Large White, Red Admiral, Meadow Brown,

Small tortoishell.



Blue-tailed, Common Blue.



Golden-ringed (Female), Southern Hawker (Female), Common Darter (Male and female).



Bird Records


Related Links


Wet Woodland Bird Survey