Wood Lane bird sightings

Wood Lane nature reserve has become one of the best places in Shropshire to view bird life. Keep updated here with the latest sightings every week.

Lapwing with chick

11th-18th May

Tufted duck 12

Gadwall 9

Oyster catcher 4

Common whitethroat 3

Lesser whitethroat 2

Garden warbler 2

Song thrush 2

Sedge warbler 2

Mistle thrush 2

Little tinged plover 1

Greater spotted woodpecker 1

Redstart 1

3rd-11th May

Black headed gull c250

Dunlin 7

Black terns 7

Whitethroat 6

Gadwall 4

Little ringed plover 3

Lesser whitethroat 2

Hobby 2

Garden warbler 2

Whimbrel 1

Common sandpiper 1

Redshank 1

Lesser spotted woodpecker 1

Redstart 1 

28th April- 4th May

Tufted duck 20

Gadwall 5

Buzzard 4

Swallow 3 

Willow warbler 2

Nuthatch 1

Treecreeper 1

Peregrine falcon 1

Sedge warbler 1

Reed warbler 1

Common sandpiper 1

Sparrowhawk 1

Lesser whitethroat 1

Redshank 1

Little ringed plover 1

20th-27th April

Oystercatcher 8

Buzzard 4

Whimbrel 3

Little ringed plover 3

Blackcap 3

Reed warbler 3

Willow warbler 2

Dunlin 1

Common sandpiper 1

Lesser whitethroat 1

Peregrine falcon 1

Sedge warbler 1

Garden warbler 1

Treecreeper 1

13th-20th April

Sand martin 30

Oystercatcher 6

Buzzard 5

Little ringed plover 4

Blackcap 2

Common sandpiper 2

Reed bunting 2

Meadow pipit 2

Dunlin 2

Sparrowhawk 1

Med. gull 1

Pochard 1

Reed warbler 1

Little gull 1

Red kite 1

Curlew 1

Cuckoo

6th-14th April

Shelduck 6
Gadwall 4
Shoveller 4
Little ringed plover 3
Meadow pipit 2
Blackcap 2
Willow warbler 1
Little gull 1
Mediterranean gull 1
Black-tailed godwit 1
Pochard 1
Red kite 1
 

30th March- 8th April

Black headed gull c300

Sand martin 10

Snipe 10

Long tailed tit 10

Mistle thrush 4

Gadwall 4

Little ringed plover 3

Shovelers 3

Chiffchaff 3

Teal 3

Black tailed godwit 2

Tree creeper 1

G. white egret 1

Sparrowhawk 1

23rd-30th March

Long-tailed tit 10

Oystercatcher 8

Buzzard 5

Gadwall 4

Little ringed plover 4

Sand martin 3

Swallow 2

Black-tailed godwit 1

Red Kite 1

Green sandpiper 1

Grey wagtail 1

Med. gull 1

Treecreeper 1

16th-23rd March

Grey heron 10
Goldcrest 10
Long tailed tit 10
Oystercatcher 10
Curlew 5
Buzzard 4
Raven 2
Red Kite 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Redshank 1
Green woodpecker 1
Sand martin 1
Grey wagtail 1
Jay 1
Green sandpiper 1
Med. gull 1
Mealy redpoll 1

9th-16th March 

Curlew 8
Shelduck 8 
Snipe 8 
Oystercatcher 6
Gadwall 5
Fieldfare 5
Shoveler 2 
Reed bunting 2
Goosander 2
Red Kite 1
Redshank 1
Song Thrush 1
Nuthatch 1
2nd-9th March
Siskin c20
Oystercatcher 8
Curlew 8
Gadwall 6
Lesser redpoll 6
Meadow pipit 4
White wagtail 2
Redwing 2
Goosander 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Raven 1
Common sandpiper 1
Caspian gull 1
Goldcrest 1
Chiffchaff 1

16th-23rd February

Teal 10
Oystercatcher 6
Gadwall 5
Curlew 3
Tufted duck 2
Sparrowhawk 2
Song thrush 2
Egyptian Geese 2
Reed bunting 2
Mute swans 2
Shoveler 2
Grey wagtail 1
Kingfisher 1
Lesser spotted woodpecker 1
Nuthatch 1
Chiffchaff 1
Peregrine falcon 1