Category Archives: Wildlife

Recent Sightings

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This great spotted woodpecker was hopping around the branches in Pony Wood collecting insects.

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This hare was in Flora Field.

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This song thrush was shuttling between the ponds in Flora Field and its nest in the hedge at the eastern edge of the field.

The new ponds in Flora Field are proving very good for observing birds which have included swallows, house martins, house sparrows, thrushes, meadow pipits, grey and pied wagtails as well as oystercatchers, ducks and geese.

Waterside Birds

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By Alder Pond there were two moorhen with young.

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By one of the new ponds in the Arable field there was a mistle thrush and also a swallow.

Four swallows were overflying the arable crop. Also, a chiffchaff was singing in an ash tree in Little Wood.

Peregrine and stock dove

Saturday 1 May

Very quiet with very few humans walking reserve but saw a Peregrine with small bird in talon fly into a hedge just by the path and then away toward the estuary.

There was a Stock Dove amongst the Woodpigeons by the two table feeders by Pony Wood.