Wood Lane bird sightings

Wood Lane 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.

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Bird sightings 2017

7th-12th May

Swift 6
Little ringed plover 4
Buzzard 3
Kingfisher 1
Song thrush 1
Garden warbler 1
Willow warbler 1
Reed bunting 1
Grey wagtail 1
Redstart 1
Whitethroat 1
Lesser whitethroat 1
Sedge warbler 1
Bullfinch 1
Red kite 1
 

1st-7th May

Sand Martin 20
Tufted duck 11
Shelduck 9
Oyster catcher 7
Mute swan 6
Blackcap 6
Swallow 4
Buzzard 3
Yellow legged gull 2
Chiffchaff 2
Common sandpiper 2
Willow warbler 1
Reed bunting 1
Garden warbler 1
Reed warbler 1

22nd-28th April

Little ringed plover 5
Blackcap 3
Bullfinch 2
Mistle thrush 2
Jay 2
Dunlin 2
Sparrowhawk 2
Reed warbler 2
Garden warbler 1
Sedge warbler 1
Kestrel 1
Green sandpiper 1
Willow warbler 1
Lesser whitethroat 1
Peregrine 1
Black tailed godwit 1
 

14th-20th April

Black tailed godwit 16
Buzzard 12
Gadwall 4
Reed bunting 4
Blackcap 4
Sand martin 4
Common sandpiper 1
Green sandpiper 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Raven 1
Goldcrest 1
Skylark 1
Peregrine 1
Lesser spotted woodpecker 1
 

6th-14th April

Linnet 40
Sand Martin 8
Oyster catcher 6
Little ringed plover 3
Blackcap 3
Willow warbler 2
Mute swan 2
G. spotted woodpecker 2
Treecreeper 1
Nuthatch 1
Green sandpiper 1
Black tailed godwit
 

29th March- 7th April

Linnet c100
Shelduck 10
Gadwall 7
Buzzard 6
Oyster catcher 6
Reed bunting 4
Little ringed plover 3
Goldcrest 2
Tree creeper 1
Chiffchaff 1
Goosander 1
Willow Warbler 1
Med. Gull 1
Sparrowhawk 1
 

21st-25th March

Red kite 1
Stonechat 1- First at Wood Lane since 2000

We have now reached 190 species at Wood Lane since 1999.
 

10th- 17th March

Lapwing c60
Shelduck 8
Gadwall 8
Goldcrest 4
Oyster catcher 4
Egyptian Geese 2- First ever at Wood Lane
Buzzard 2
Sparrowhawk 1
Kingfisher 1
Tree creeper 1
Goosander 1
Green sandpiper 1
Chiffchaff 1- First recording this Spring
 

2nd-10th March

Red legged partridge 10
Oyster catcher 7
Gadwall 7
Red Kite 2
Reed bunting 2
Mistle thrush 1
Tree creeper 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Green sandpiper 1
Kingfisher 1
Jay 1
Merlin 1
Black tailed godwit 1
 

22nd February- 3rd March

Linnet 60
Teal 11
Long tailed tit 8
Siskin 4
Oystercatcher 4
Buzzard 3
Red kite 2
Kingfisher 1
Merlin 1
Brambling 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Grey wagtail 1
Jack snipe 1
 

9th-21st February

Linnet c100
Gadwall 8
Red legged partridge 8
Greenfinch 8
Teal 6
Oyster catcher 4
Kingfisher 3
Buzzard 3
Siskin 3
Jay 2
Tree creeper 2
Red kite 2- First time that 2 have been noted at Wood Lane.
Peregrin 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Raven 1
 

5th-10th February

Linnet c100
Goldfinch 20
Siskin 20
Shelduck 8
Gadwall 6
Gooseander 4
Grey Heron 4
Buzzard 2
Kingfisher 2
Brambling 1
Kestrel 1
Green sandpiper 1
 

28th January- 3rd February

Lapwing c1000
Linnet c100
Gadwall 4
Goosander 3
Oyster catcher 3
Brambling 2
Kingfisher 2
Bullfinch 1
Goldcrest 1
 

20th- 27th January

Snipe c50
Linnet c20
Goosander 3
Mute swan 3
Mistle thrush 3
Bullfinch 2
Gadwall 2
Kingfisher 2
Treecreeper 2
Caspian gull 1
Nuthatch 1
Oystercatcher 1
 

6th- 13th January

Linnet c100
Siskin 35
Shelduck 20
Snipe 20
Teal 6
Reed bunting 6
Bullfinch 3
Treecreeper 2
Goosander 2
Brambling 2
Kingfisher 2
Gadwall 2
Golden plover 1
Grey wagtail 1
Mistle thrush 1
Song thrush 1
Green sandpiper 1
 

29th December- 6th January

Lapwing c600
Snipe 30
Linnet 20
Redpoll 3
Gadwall 2
Teal 2
Mandarin 2
Reed warbler 2
Brambling 2
Shoveler 2
Sparrowhawk 1
Green sandpiper 1
Yellow legged gull 1
Kingfisher 1
Curlew 1
Golden plover 1
Bullfinch 1
 

14th- 26th December

Lapwing c500
Siskin c25
Greylag geese 4
Reed bunting 4
Lesser redpoll 4
Brambling 3
Goldcrest 3
Kingfisher 2
Tree creeper 2
Song thrush 2
Mistle thrush 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Kestrel 1
Raven 1
Green sandpiper 1
 

7th- 14th December

Linnet c20
Curlew 14
Snipe 12
Shelduck 9
Brambling 3
Buzzard 3
Raven 2
Kingfisher 2
G. spotted woodpecker 2
Peregrine 1
Green sandpiper 1
Kestrel 1
 

26th November- 2nd December

Cormorant c100
Siskin c30
Shelduck 7
Curlew 7
Reed bunting 6
Lesser red poll 3
Song thrush 3
Brambling 2
Jay 2
Nuthatch 2
Kingfisher 2
Sparrowhawk 1
Kestrel 1

20th- 26th November

Redwing c50
Curlew 26
Siskin c20
Long tailed tit 10
Reed bunting 6
Shelduck 3
Mute swan 3
Raven 2
Brambling 2
Gadwall 2
Mistle thrush 2
Grey wagtail 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Kingfisher 1

11th- 18th November

Lapwing c300
Starling c200
Linnet c100
Redwing c100
Snipe 20
Teal 15
Shelduck 10
Greenfinch 10
Meadow pippit 5
Green sandpiper 3
Brambling 2
Redpoll 2
Reed bunting 2
Shoveler 2
Nuthatch 2
Kingfisher 1
Peregrine 1
Grey wagtail 1
Bullfinch 1
Water rail 1
Dunlin 1
Treecreeper 1
 

4th- 11th November

Linnet c100
Curlew 24
Snipe 20
Green sandpiper 3
Grey wagtail 2
Shoveler 2
Redpoll 2
Reed bunting 2
Nuthatch 2
Brambling 1
Ringed plover 1
Shellduck 1
Yellow legged gull 1
Dunlin 1
Chiffchaff 1
G. crested grebe 1
G. black backed gull
 

30th October- 4th November

Linnet c200
Hawfinch 5
Grey wagtail 3
Bullfinch 2
Green sandpiper 2
Raven 2
Brambling 2
Goldcrest 2
Greater black backed gull 2
Shelduck 1
Chiffchaff 1
Tree creeper 1
Jay 1
Ringed plover 1
Ruff 1
 

21st- 28th October

Redwing c50
Linnet c50
Teal 18
Redpoll 12
Red legged partridge 11
Gadwall 8
Reed bunting 4
G. crested grebe 3
G. spotted woodpecker 2
Treecreeper 2
Green sandpiper 2
Grey wagtail 2
Sparrowhawk 1
Ringed plover 1
Wigeon 1
Kingfisher 1
Chiffchaff 1
Shelduck 1
 

12th- 19th October

Curlew 20
Long tailed tit 12
Gadwall 8
Meadow pippit 6
Red legged partridge 5
Goldcrest 4
Caspian gull 2
Grey wagtail 2
Kingfisher 1
Nuthatch 1
Mistle thrush 1
Ringed plover 1
Tree creeper 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Jack snipe 1

30th September- 7th October

Grey lag geese c600
Curlew 20
Teal 18
Long tailed tit 10
Gadwall 8
Jay 3
Meadow pippit 3
Blackcap 2
Nuthatch 2
Green sandpiper 1
Barnacle goose 1
Mute swan 1
Grey partridge 1
Hen harrier 1
Peregrine 1
Black tailed godwit 1
Ruff 1

20th- 29th September

Lapwing c200
Curlew 30
Teal 21
Gadwall 6
Grey wagtail 3
Buzzard 3
Little grebe 3
Kingfisher 2
Nuthatch 2
Jay 2
Goldcrest 2
Peregrine 1
Barnacle goose 1
Green sandpiper 1
Willow warbler 1
Common sandpiper 1
Meadow pipit 1
Chiffchaff 1
Skylark 1
Pochard 1
 

9th-20th September

Grey lag geese c500
Swallow c100
Curlew 36
Teal 10
G. spotted woodpecker 3
Snipe 2
Raven 2
Chiffchaff 2
Kingfisher 1
Green sandpiper 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Dunlin 1
Grey wagtail 1
Reed bunting 1
Barnacle goose 1
Nuthatch 1
Mute swan 1
Blackcap 1
Little stint 1
 

2nd- 9th September

Curlew 32
Long tailed tit 12
Teal 3
Gadwall 3
Grey wagtail 2
Green sandpiper 2
Common sandpiper 1
Kingfisher 1
Mistle thrush 1
Reed bunting 1
Chiffchaff 1
Willow warbler 1
Little stint 1 (Very rare at Wood Lane)

27th August- 2nd September

Canada Geese c1000
Grey lag geese c250
Curlew 27
Gadwall 6
Green sandpiper 2
Common sandpiper 2
Kingfisher 2
Wood sandpiper 1
Bar headed goose 1
Barnacle goose 1
 

12th-24th August

Canada Geese 800
Black winged godwit 35
Curlew 27
Gadwall 10
Snipe 3
Little ringed plover 3
Bar headed goose 1
Hobby 1
Kingfisher 1
Water rail 1
Garden warbler 1
Willow warbler 1
Sedge warbler 1
Peregrine falcon 1
 

5th-12th August

Gadwall 10
Blackcap 5
Greater spotted woodpecker 3
Little ringed plover 3
Garden warbler 2
Hobby 1
Sedge warbler 1
Kingfisher 1
Greenshank 1
Lesser spotted woodpecker 1
Green woodpecker 1
Green sandpiper 1
 

31st July- 5th August

Blackcap 5
Green sandpiper 3
Gadwall 2 (+8 young)
Little grebe 1 (+ 2 young)
Sparrowhawk 1
Kestrel 1
Hobby 1
Little egret 1
Osprey 1
Arctic tern 1 

23rd- 30th July

Greenshank 2
Hobby 1
Little grebe 1 (+ 2 young, only second to breed at Wood Lane.)
 

12th-22nd July

Curlew 52
Oyster catcher 17 (record for Wood Lane)
Green sandpiper 2
Willow warbler 2
Chiffchaff 2
Blackcap 2
Garden warbler 1
Greenshank 1
Kingfisher 1
Little ringed plover 1
Osprey 1
Red kite 1
Common sandpiper 1
Little egret 1
Redstart 1
Hobby 1
 

28th June- 4th July

Little ringed plover 3
Willow warbler 2
Buzzard 2
Redshank 1
Black tailed godwit 1
Green sandpiper 1
Curlew 1
Arctic tern 1
Bullfinch 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Gadwall 1 +6 young
 

21st-28th June

Sand martin 20+
Little ringed plover 4
Mistle thrush 3
Mute swan 3
Willow warbler 3
Blackcap 2
Curlew 1
Kingfisher 1
Garden warbler 1
Gadwall 1 (+8 young, first ever gadwall to breed at Wood Lane and fairly rare for Shropshire.)
 

A pair of Gadwall are currently nesting and breeding at Wood Lane for the first time.

Gadwall at Wood Lane by John Hawkins

11th-18th June

Sand martin c25
Long tailed tit 5
Little ringed plover 3
Bullfinch 2
Blackcap 2
Med gull 2
Common tern 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Kingfisher 1
Hobby 1

6th-13th June

Grey lag geese 19
Oyster catcher 10
Greater spotted woodpecker 3
Mistle thrush 2
Gadwall 2
Willow warbler 2
Sparrowhawk 2
Blackcap 2
Med. Gulls 2
Hobby 1
Garden warbler 1
Bullfinch 1
Little ringed plover 1
Green sandpiper 1
Chiffchaff 1
 

27th May- 3rd June

Black headed gull c200 + c50 young
Oyster catcher 6 + 3 young
Little ringed plover 3
Buzzard 2
Willow warbler 1
Blackcap 1
Sedge warbler 1
Kingfisher 1
Wood sandpiper 1
Mistle thrush 1
Song thrush 1
 

15th-20th May

Sand martin c20
Reed warbler 8
Oyster catcher 4 +1 young
Gadwall 2
Little ringed plover 2
Goldcrest 2
Blackcap 1
Dunlin 1
Kingfisher 1
 

8th-15th May

Tufted duck 13
Dunlin 6
Oyster catcher 4
Ringed plover 3
Gadwall 3
Little ringed plover 2
Sparrowhawk 1
Kingfisher 1
Common tern 1
Common sandpiper 1
Grey plover 1- First ever at Wood Lane, 189th species to be seen there.
 

29th April-6th May

Buzzard 10
Tufted duck 8
Dunlin 6
Swift 6
Oyster catcher 6
Goldcrest 4
Common sandpiper 2
Little ringed plover 2
Mistle thrush 2
Bullfinch 2
Raven 2
Med gull 2
Little egret 1
White wagtail 1
Kingfisher 1
Snipe 1
Willow warbler 1
Garden warbler 1
Lesser whitethroat 1
Avocet 1- Only the third time ever seen at Wood Lane.
 

21st-28th April

Black headed gull c200
Med. Gull 5
Oyster catcher 4
Little ringed plover 3
Blackcap 2
Mistle thrush 2
Sedge warbler 2
Kingfisher 2
Willow warbler 2
Common sandpiper 2
White wagtail 1
Redshank 1
Black tailed godwit 1
Nuthatch 1
 

16th-22nd April

Black headed gull c200- breeding
Little ringed plover 3
Tufted duck 3
Buzzard 3
Snipe 2
Reed bunting 2
Reed warbler 2- First of season
Sedge warbler 1- First of season
Blackcap 1
White wagtail 1
Green sandpiper 1
Yellow wagtail 1- First of season
 

8th-15th April

Sand martin c50
Oyster catcher 4
Buzzard 3
Little egret 3
Reed bunting 3
Little ringed plover 3
Gadwall 2
Med gulls 2
Blackcap 2
Chiffchaff 2
Mistle thrush 2
Green sandpiper 2
Jay 2
Tree creeper 1
White wagtail 1
Willow warbler 1
Swallow 1
Whimbrel 1
 

18th-28th March

Snipe 24
Oyster catcher 4
Little ringed plover 3
Pied wagtail 3
Shoveler 3
Green sandpiper 2
Kingfisher 2
Lesser redpoll 2
Siskin 2
Grey wagtail 2
Mistle thrush 2
Redshank 1
Curlew 1
Water rail 1
Black tailed godwit 1
Peregrine 1
Brambling 1
Song thrush 1
Chiffchaff 1
Dunlin 1
 

8th-15th March

Lapwing c200
Redwing c100
Shelduck 18
Common gull 4
Oyster catcher 4
Shoveler 3
Kingfisher 2
Goldcrest 2
Bearded tit 2
Siskin 2
Lesser redpoll 2
Buzzard 2
Redshank 1
Chiffchaff 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Curlew 1
Water rail 1
Black tailed godwit 1
 

18th-25th February

Lapwing c500
Siskin c30
Oyster catcher 5
Jay 3
Lesser redpoll 2
Bearded tit 2- Only second sighting of these at Wood Lane.
Common gull 2
Water rail 1
Chiffchaff 1
Grey wagtail 1
Kingfisher 1
Little egret 1
Curlew 1
Goldcrest 1

Total species at Wood Lane since 1999- 188
 

8th-15th February

Lapwing c1000
Shellduck 13
Greenfinch 7
Shovelers 6
Grey heron 3
Oyster catcher 2
Goldcrest 2
Grey wagtail 2
Siskin 2
Lesser redpoll 2
Mute swan 2
Buzzard 1
Chiffchaff 1
Redwing 1
Water rail 1
Kestrel 1
Song thrush 1
 

18th-25th January

Lapwing c500
Canada Geese c50
Goldfinch c50
Shellduck 14
Common gull 14
Long tailed tit 12
Goldcrest 5
Shovelers 3
G spotted woodpecker 2
Water rail 2
Green sandpiper 1
Goosander 1
Curlew 1
Bullfinch 1
 

8th- 15th January

Lapwing c500
Cormorant c100
Snipe 69
Grey wagtail 3
Song thrush 2
Oyster catcher 1
Little egret 1
 

27th December- 7th January

Lapwing c400
Black headed gull c300
Siskin c30
Heron gull 12
Common gull 8
Jay 2
Song thrush 2
Black tailed godwit 1
Green sandpiper 1
Water rail 1
Curlew 1
 

4th- 18th December

Lapwing c700
Goldfinch c50
Lesser red poll c50
Siskin 6
Grey wagtail 3
Gadwall 2
Green sandpiper 2
Shoveler 1
Mistle thrush 1
Song thrush 1
Water rail 1

6th-13th November

Black headed gull c500
Lapwing c400
Curlew 17
Common gull 12
Bearded tit 2 (First for Wood Lane, possibly first for Shropshire)
Green sandpiper 1
Water rail 1
Kingfisher 1
Greater black backed gull 1
 

23rd-30th October

Grey lag geese c350
Lapwing c300
Curlew 22
Goldcrest 12
Yellow legged gull 1
Green sandpiper 1
Barnacle goose 1
Firecrest 1- Second ever spotted at wood lane.
 

30th September- 15th October 2016

Lapwing c300
Curlew 26
Swallow 20
Black tailed godwit 4
Meadow pipet 3
Greater spotted woodpecker 3
Skylark 3
Linnet 3
Pied wagtail 3
Grey wagtail 2
Ruff 2
Kingfisher 2
Common gull 2
Green woodpecker 1
Green sandpiper 1
Pectoral sandpiper 1
Wigeon 1
Tree creeper 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Nuthatch 1
 

18th-25th September

Lapwing c400
Curlew 17
Green sandpiper 3
Buzzard 3
Wood sandpiper 1
Pectoral sandpiper 1
Kingfisher 1
Mandarin duck 1

12th- 18th September

Lapwing c300
Linnet 16
Chiffchaff 5
Green sandpiper 3
Green woodpecker 2
Kingfisher 2
Willow warbler 1

 

27th August- 10th September

Lapwing c300
Linnets 26
Swallow 25
Ruff 3
Kingfisher 2
Snipe 2
Green sandpiper 2
Green woodpecker 1
Osprey 1
Spotted flycatcher 1
Tree creeper 1
Lesser whitethroat 1
Common whitethroat 1
Chiffchaff 1
Great white egret 1- The first seen at WoodLane since it opened in 1999! Photo by Barry Jones.
Great White Egret by Barry Jones

23rd-28th August

Lapwing c50
Redstart 2
Blackcap 2
Goldcrest 2
Mandarin 1
Green sandpiper 1
Common sandpiper 1
Kingfisher 1
Green woodpecker 1
Nuthatch 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Goosander 1
 

13th-20th August

Grey lag geese c150
Lapwing c40
Swallow c20
Blackcap 4
Buzzard 3
Sparrowhawk 2
Lesser whitethroat 1
Green sandpiper 1
Common sandpiper 1
Curlew 1
Nuthatch 1
Sedge warbler 1
Snipe 1
Kingfisher 1

6th-13th August

Swallow 20
Shelduck 7
Grey heron 4
Kingfisher 2
Common sandpiper 2
Chiffchaff 2
Stock dove 2
Ringed plover 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Lesser whitethroat 1
Nuthatch 1
Willow warbler 1
Green sandpiper 1
 

31st July- 6th August

Canada Geese c300
Grey lag Geese c100
Lapwing c100
Sand martins 100
Greenfinch 15
Goldfinch 15
Buzzard 3
Greater spotted woodpecker 2
Kingfisher 1
Green sandpiper 1
Grey wagtail 1
Willow warbler 1
Curlew 1
Sparrowhawk 1
 

16th-30th July

Lapwing- 112
Grey Lag Geese- 18
Starling- 12
Mistle thrush- 11
Blackcap- 6
Stock dove- 4
Greater spotted woodpecker- 3
Buzzard- 3
Kingfisher- 2
Little Egret- 1
Curlew- 1
Green sandpiper- 1
Hobby- 1
Nuthatch- 1
Willow warbler- 1
Sparrowhawk- 1
Reed bunting- 1

9th-16th July

Lapwing c80
Stock dove 29
Curlew 23
Mute swans 7
Greenfinch 7
Greater spotted woodpecker 3
Oyster catcher 2
Common sandpiper 2
Goldfinch 2
Nuthatch 1
Green sandpiper 1
Kingfisher 1
 

Wood Lane Sightings 1st July- 9th July

Lapwing c50
Goldcrest 4
Green sandpiper 2
Garden Warbler 2
Curlew 2
Blackcap 2
Red Kite 1
Little ringed plover 1
Common sandpiper 1
Skylark 1
 

Wood Lane Sightings June 15th- June 22nd

Sand Martins- 30
Lapwing-28
Goldcrest- 8
Nuthatch- 4
Stock Dove- 3
Greater spotted woodpecker- 3
Oyster catcher- 2
Reed bunting- 2
Red Kite- 1
Little ringed plover- 1
Kingfisher- 1
Willow warbler- 1
Sparrowhawk- 1
Whitethroat- 1
 

30th May – 7th June


Sand martin 30
Lapwing 28
Tufted duck 21
Buzzard 3
Little ringed-plover 3
Whitethroat 2
Lesser whitethroat 2
Blackcap 2
Greater spotted woodpecker 2
Garden warbler 2
Sparrowhawk 2
Willow warbler 1
Common tern 1
Red kite 1
Sedge warbler 1
 

16th – 24th May

Two very exciting sightings:
Ring-tailed hen harrier (only the second ever recorded at Wood Lane)
Marsh harrier (first ever recorded at Wood Lane).

Swift c20
Mediterranean gull 5
Common tern 4
Chiff chaff 4
Reed warbler 4
Goldcrest 4
Pied wagtail 4
Little ringed plover 3
Oystercatcher 2
Cuckoo 1
Songthrush 1
 

 

Wood Lane 4th - 12th May


Mediterranean gulls 5
Oystercatcher 4
Common tern 4
Little ringed plover 3
Buzzard 3
Sedge warbler 2
Redshank 2
Garden warbler 1
Bullfinch 1
 

27th April – 3rd May

Sand martin 20
Tufted duck 12
Blackcap 6
Oyster catcher 5
Common sandpiper 3
Mediterranean gulls 3
Gadwall 2
Greater spotted woodpecker 2
Swallow 2
Greater crested grebe 2
Little ringed plover 2
Dunlin 1
Redshank 1
Willow warbler 1
Kingfisher 1
Whitethroat 1
House martin 1
 

 

Wood Lane Sightings 16th – 25th April

Black-tailed godwit 20
Oystercatcher 4
Kestrel 3
Mediterranean gull 3
Little ringed plover 2
Common sandpiper 2
Lapwing 2
Gadwall 2
Reed bunting 2
Redstart 1
Brambling 1
Kingfisher 1
Dunlin 1
Tree creeper 1
Black cap 1
Willow warbler 1
White wagtail 1
Whitethroat 1

Since 1999 there have been 185 species sighted at Wood Lane.
 

4th – 12th April

Sand martin c 50
Tufted duck 14
Swallow 12
Teal 8
Oystercatcher 6
Chiff chaff 4
Buzzard 3
Gadwall 2
Goldcrest 2
Pied wagtail 2
Nuthatch 2
Little ringed plover 1
Willow warbler 1
Greenshank 1
Water rail 1
Peregrine falcon 1
Common sandpiper 1
Kingfisher 1
Song thrush 1
 

Wood Lane 16th - 26th March

Black-headed gulls c300
Redwing c50
Siskin 12
Oystercatcher 6
Robin 6
Teal 6
Buzzard 3
Reed bunting 3
Pied wagtail 3
Green sandpiper 2
Goldcrest 2
Tree creeper 2
Greater spotted woodpecker 2
Sand martin 2
Lesser redpoll 1
Greater crested grebe 1
Jay 1
Water rail 1
Mediterranean gull 1
Chiff chaff 1
Swallow 1
Redshank 1
Grey wagtail 1
Osprey 1 ( flew over heading north)
 

 

Wood Lane 4th – 11th March

Lapwing c 250
Snipe 20
Greenfinch 5
Oyster catcher 5
Siskin 5
Kingfisher 4
Mistle thrush 2
Reed bunting 2
Green sandpiper 1
Nuthatch 1
Grey wagtail 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Greater spotted woodpecker 1
Goldcrest 1
Water rail 1
Greater crested grebe 1

4 kingfishers is a record for Wood Lane.
 

 

26th February – 2nd March

Lapwing c600
Redwing c50
Snipe 20
Oystercatcher 4
Collared dove 3
Siskin 3
Reed bunting 2
Nuthatch 2
Green sandpiper 2
Greater spotted woodpecker 2
Grey wagtail 1
Peregrine falcon 1
Song thrush 1
Dunlin 1
 

16th – 24th February


Lapwing c500
Starling c100
Redwing c50
Oystercatcher 4
Goldcrest 2
Bullfinch 2
Curlew 2
Green sandpiper 2
Treecreeper 1
Golden plover 1
Grey wagtail 1
Kestrel 1
Kingfisher 1
Song thrush 1
*First sighting of golden plover for at least 10 years*
 

5th - -12th February

Lapwing c500
Snipe c100
Shelduck 22
Goldfinch 20
Linnet 3
Oystercatcher 3
Buzzard 3
Grey wagtail 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Kestrel 1
Tree creeper 1
Goldcrest 1
Kingfisher 1
 

22nd January – 2nd February

Lapwing c500
Snipe c50
Shelduck 22
Long-tailed tit 12
Meadow pipit 10
Pied wagtail 8
Linnet 3
Mistle thrush 2
Song thrush 2
Reed bunting 2
Green sandpiper 1
Water rail 1
Tree creeper 1
Kingfisher 1
 

14th – 21st January

Lapwing c500
Redwing c100
Shelduck c40
Snipe 20
Lesser redpoll 12
Long-tailed tit 9
Linnet 3
Mistlethrush 2
Water rail 2
Oystercatcher 1
Bullfinch 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Kingfisher 1
 

29th December 2015 – 7th January 2016

Lapwing c300
Cormorant 20
Shelduck 18
Greenfinch 9
Long-tailed tit 6
Bullfinch 3
Linnet 3
Mistle thrush 2
Greater spotted woodpecker 2
Kestrel 1
Reed bunting 1
Peregrine 1
Oystercatcher 1
Green sandpiper 1
Kkingfisher 1
Goldcrest 1
Grey wagtail 1
 

 

 

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