Easter bird race results

Well, I managed 69 species over the Easter weekend. This wasn’t too bad considering I didn’t do any particularly intensive birding, and on Saturday I hardly did a thing and only managed to add rook to the list!

If you’re interested here’s the list…

Robin
Magpie
Woodpigeon
Wren
Chiffchaff
Great Tit
Blue Tit
Dunnock
Jackdaw
Blackbird
Collared Dove
Long-tailed Tit
Blackcap (garden, Loxley Valley, Agden)
Carrion Crow
Chaffinch
Pheasant
Pied Wagtail (Loxley Valley)
Mallard
Treecreeper (Loxley Valley)
Coal Tit (Loxley Valley)
Willow Warbler (Loxley Valley, Rocher Woods, Agden Side, Agden, Old Moor)
Tufted Duck (Loxley Valley, Old Moor)
Swallow (Loxley Valley)
Coot
Curlew (Loxley Valley, Cowell Flat)
Canada Goose
Goldfinch
Dipper (Loxley Valley)
Mistle Thrush
Grey Heron
Song Thrush
Greenfinch
Tree Sparrow (Loxley Valley, Old Moor)
Starling
House Sparrow
Feral Pigeon
Kestrel (Old Moor)
Black-headed Gull
Bullfinch (Old Moor)
Stock Dove (Old Moor, Loxley Valley)
Lapwing (Old Moor, Cowell Flat)
Shelduck (Old Moor)
Redshank (Old Moor)
Shoveler (Old Moor)
Gadwall (Old Moor)
Cormorant (Old Moor)
Oystercatcher (Old Moor, Agden)
Moorhen
Mute Swan (Old Moor)
Teal (Old Moor)
Greylag Goose (Old Moor, Agden)
Wigeon (Old Moor)
Ruddy Duck (Old Moor)
Little Grebe (Old Moor)
Reed Bunting (Old Moor, Cowell Flat)
Green Woodpecker [heard only] (Loxley Valley, Rocher Wood, Old Moor – can’t believe I never saw one!)
Kingfisher (Old Moor)
Grey Wagtail (Loxley Valley)
Nuthatch [heard only] (Loxley Valley, Agden, Low Bradfield)
Jay (Loxley Valley)
Tawny Owl [heard only] (Loxley Valley, Agden)
Rook (Wadsley)
Redstart (Rocher Woods)
Skylark [heard only] (Cowell Flat)
Wheatear (Cowell Flat)
Meadow Pipit (Cowell Flat, Agden Side)
Red Grouse [heard only] (Cowell Flat)
Goldcrest (Agden)
Siskin (Agden)

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