Visit to Yarrow Valley Country Park – 8th May 2018

By | June 28, 2018

Nine members of the group attended this visit.  This was the group’s third visit to this site, but the first time we have been there during the breeding season.  The highlight of the visit was seeing the Dippers which have eluded us on our previous visits.

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Species Number Seen Comment
Blackbird Many
Black-headed Gull Many
Blue Tit A few
Buzzard 1
Canada Goose Several
Carrion Crow A few
Chaffinch A few
Chiffchaff Heard only
Coal Tit A few
Coot A few
Dipper 1 On Nest
Great Crested Grebe 2 Nest with Eggs
Great Tit A few
Grey Wagtail Several
Hybrid Duck Several
Jay 1
Long-tailed Tit A few
Magpie Several
Mallard Many
Mistle Thrush A few
Moorhen Several
Mute Swan 2 At nest site
Nuthatch Several
Pheasant Heard only
Reed Warbler Heard only
Robin Many
Song Thrush Heard only
Willow Warbler Heard only
Woodpigeon Several

The total number of species recorded was 29.