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Saturday, December 16, 2006

Staying Local Again

Well I awoke at 7:20 this morning I should have thrown back the sheets and gone birding somewhere further a field but I just pulled the duvet up.

So anyway I went to Rye Meads, its not often I go in the mornings these days. The hedgerows were alive with birds. Not seen so many Chaffinches there for a while. For a change I went through the one way turnstile on to the HMWT bit of the reserve.

I didn't seen anything rare but had a thoroughly enjoyable morning.

  1. Mute Swan
  2. Canada Goose
  3. Gadwall
  4. Mallard
  5. Shoveller
  6. Teal
  7. Tufted Duck
  8. Pheasant
  9. Little Grebe
  10. Cormorant
  11. Grey Heron
  12. Moorhen
  13. Coot
  14. Green Sandpiper
  15. Black-Headed Gull
  16. Lesser Black Backed Gull
  17. Common Gull
  18. Feral Pigeon
  19. Wood Pigeon
  20. Collared Dove
  21. Great Spotted Woodpecker
  22. Green Woodpecker
  23. Pied Wagtail
  24. Wren
  25. Dunnock
  26. Robin
  27. Blackbird
  28. Song Thrush
  29. Redwing
  30. Goldcrest
  31. Blue Tit
  32. Great Tit
  33. Long Tailed Tit
  34. Jay
  35. Magpie
  36. Crow
  37. Rook
  38. Chaffinch
  39. Goldfinch
  40. Reed Bunting

1 comment:

nicola said...

Nice list!