Visit to Yarrow Valley Country Park – 10th October 2017

By | November 27, 2017

Five members of the group attended this, the group’s second visit to this country park near Chorley.  There are a wide variety of habitats at this site and a total of 29 species were recorded.  Unlike last year, this time a kingfisher was spotted but again the dippers proved elusive.

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Species Number Seen Comment
Blackbird 1  
Black-headed Gull Many  
Blue Tit Several  
Buzzard Several  
Canada Goose A few  
Carrion Crow Several  
Chaffinch A few  
Coal Tit Several  
Coot Several  
Cormorant A few  
Dunnock 1  
Goldfinch Several  
Great Crested Grebe 3  
Great Tit Several  
Grey Heron 1  
Hybrid Duck A few  
Jay A few  
Kingfisher 1  
Lesser Black-backed Gull A few  
Long-tailed Tit Many  
Magpie A few  
Mallard Many  
Moorhen A few  
Mute Swan 5 2 adults 3 cygnets
Nuthatch Several  
Robin A few  
Teal 2  
Woodpigeon A few  
Wren Heard only

Last Updated on November 27, 2017