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Bird Life in Wormholt Park

January 28, 2013

imgresFriends of Wormholt Park contributed their first bird observation records to the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch. Joined by the Jamieson Family and their enthusiastic two girls, Sarah (Nature & Wildlife Officer) and Bob (Vice Chair) recorded the following species over the weekend:

  • Blackbird
  • Blue Tit
  • Carrion Crow
  • Chaffinch
  • Coal Tit
  • Dunnock
  • Goldcrest
  • Goldfinch
  • Greater Spotted Woodpecker
  • Great Tit
  • Long-Tailed Tit
  • Magpie
  • Parakeet
  • Pied Wagtail
  • Robin
  • Starling
  • Woodpigeon

Most evident were the Woodpigeon with twenty-four recorded, though most notable was to record the Goldcrest (pictured) UK’s smallest bird. Not seen all year round in Wormholt Park, these were probably wintering migrants which come all the way over from Scandinavia! Look out for them in the Yew trees.

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