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Tuesday, November 29, 2005

29th November

30 Fieldfares flew north west, in flocks of 25 and 5
12 Redwings probably roosted in evergreen trees in Queen Mary's, area 14
1 Siskin flew north east at 8.00am

Saturday, November 26, 2005

25th November


1 Lesser Redpoll, feeding in Silver Birch in Silt Pen, area 25
3 Redwings
1 Common Teal on main lake by Hanover Bridge, area 1

Tuesday, November 22, 2005

22nd November



75 Fieldfares flew N ( one flock of 70)
15 Redwings
3 European Wigeon (2 males) seen between the island and the Holme

21st November



1 male Brambling in the cricket pen, area 24 feeing with Finches.
1 Siskin present but very mobile

Friday, November 18, 2005

18th November


5 Golden Plovers flew east at 7.40 am
1 Brambling at the feeding station in fenced off plantation, area 24
22 Fieldfares flew over in small flocks before 8.30am
5 Redwings
3 Goldfinches

Thursday, November 17, 2005

17th November


47 Fieldfares in two groups flew NW
25 Redwings flew NW, 6 birds were feeding on Holly Berries in the Avenue Gardens, area 18
1 Lesser Redpoll
7 Goldfinches feeding on teasels in the Silt Pen, area 25
2 Great Black Backed Gulls flew high east at 8.30am

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

16th November

62 Fieldfares flew north into strong northerly wind prior to 9.00am in 3 groups.
45 Redwings also north before 9.00am
1 Lesser Redpoll
2 Siskins
3 Goldfinches
5 Pied Wagtails
2 Little Grebes on lake just south of Longbridge

Monday, November 14, 2005

14th November

22 Fieldfares Flew NW at 7.40am
1 Lesser Redpoll roaming the park mainly NE arm of the lake
110 Wood Pigeons high SW

Thursday, November 10, 2005

10th November


1 Crossbill flew west at 7.40am in light drizzle
A pair of European Wigeon are still present by the island opposite the Holme.
11 Shovelers also by the island plus 8 Gadwall

Wednesday, November 09, 2005

9th November

18 Fieldfares
14 Redwings
2 Siskins
3 Skylarks
2 Meadow Pipits
400 Wood Pigeons
17 Stock Doves

Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Monday, November 07, 2005

7th November


3 Lesser Redpoll flew north west
1 Skylark

Check feeding station at the north-east end of the lake for Brambling or Siskins in the nearby Alder and Silver Birch trees.

Thursday, November 03, 2005

2nd November

260 Redwings
50 Fieldfares
20 Bramblings
These birds were all heading in a roughly SE direction, this is not the norm at this time of year.

Tuesday, November 01, 2005

1st November

12 Fieldfares flew SW
35 Redwings in small groups
1 Lesser Redpoll
20 Linnets flew SW
35 Stock Doves flew SW in small groups prior to 9.00am
2 Great Black-backed Gulls flew SE at 8.15am ( usually one or two records a year of fly overs)
Birds in the park
1 pair European Wigeon by island opposite the Holme
4 Common Teal 2 drakes by island opposite the Holme
2 Little Grebes on lake
3 Collared Doves flew west