Friday, 27 March 2015

Hirst Wood Walk

                   Met my old mate Chris T. today & had a nice stroll
                   around Hirst & Nab wood and a river walk, lots of birds
                   to be seen and heard but not easy to get pics of any.

                   5 Goldcrest
                   6 Nuthatch
                   1 Kingfisher
                   8 Wrens & 8 Meadow Pipits
                   6 Jay
                   Greylag & Canada Geese
                   6 Pied Wagtail
                   3 Grey Wagtail
                   1 Sparrowhawk
                   1 Oystercatcher
                   2 Treecreepers
                    Chiff Chaffs & Woodpeckers heard but not seen,
                    lots of Blackbirds & Tit family, Gulls & Corvids.







5 comments:

  1. Some smashing colours there Dave - like the Grey Wag.
    John

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  2. Nice Pied with the flies around it Dave

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  3. It was full of fly's and midges down by the canal Bri, nr the sewage treatment plant oystercatcher was on there too.

    Cheers John

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  4. Good spot there Dave, usually Chiffchaff in the Ivy on Ivy Cottage by the sewage works, a Siberian Chiffchaff turned up there a few years ago.

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  5. I heard them Brian but none seen, wish I had a talent for bird song because there was some lovely and some strange songs and sounds from the birds and I've never seen as many Jays together as I did in the woods and farmland at the bottom of Nab Wood Cemetery.

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