Spring Walk 2016

Spring Walk 2016

Spring Bird Walk Anglers & Wintersett

April 24th 2016    08.00.00 – 12.00hrs

Led by Pete Smith, supported by Bob Pipkin (WMDC)
Weather – Dry but cold,  with sunny spells a light northerly.

8 participants. watched the birds in the car park, then from the boathouse bench, Wintersett Reservoir, before walking around the lake, via  the Main Hide and  the adjoining fields, observing birds along the way, before returning to the feeding station in the car park at 12.00hrs

(Birds also seen in the area on this day: 

Great Spotted Woodpecker,  Skylark,  Whitethroat,  Garden Warbler,  Yellow Wagtail and Nuthatch.)

60 Species of bird seen and/or heard during this walk.

No. Sp. Date No.Sp. Date No.Sp. Date
60 24.04.16 54 10.05.15 53 27.04.2014
1 Great Crested Grebe 21 Pheasant 41 Willow Warbler
2 Grey Heron 22 Common Tern (2) 42 Cetti’s Warbler
3 Mute Swan 23 Black-headed Gull 43 Song Thrush
4 Greylag Goose 24 Herring Gull 44 Great Tit
5 Canada Goose+5 young 25 Stock Dove 45 Long-tailed Tit
6 Wigeon 26 Wood Pigeon 46 Blue Tit
7 Goldeneye 27 Swift 47 Magpie
8 Gadwall 28 Sand Martin 48 Jackdaw
9 Teal 29 Barn Swallow 49 Rook
10 Mallard 30 House Martin 50 Crow
11 Tufted Duck 31 Pied Wagtail 51 Starling
12 Moorhen 32 Wren 52 Tree Sparrow
13 Coot 33 Dunnock 53 Chaffinch
14 Common Buzard 34 Robin 54 Greenfinch
15 Sparrowhawk     (5) 35 Blackbird 55 Goldfinch
16 Kestrel 36 Sedge Warbler 56 Linnet
17 Oystercatcher 37 Reed Warbler 57 Bullfinch
18 Lapwing 38 Lesser Whitethroat 58 Reed Bunting
19 Curlew 39 Blackcap 59 Yellowhammer
20 Whimbrel (2) 40 Chiffchaff 60 Siskin