Saturday, 31 December 2011

31/12/2011 My Local Patch

 Today I went for my last birding walk of 2011 around my local patch, there was not a lot about!

At Hatherton Reservoir I saw - Coot, Mallard, Mute Swan, Black-headed Gull, Grey Heron, Moorhen, Tufted Duck, Great Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Blue Tit, Robin, Blackbird, Wood Pigeon, Bullfinch, Song Thrush, Starling and a large flock of Redwing. 

Over the road at Redland Pool I saw - Blackbird, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Redwing, Long-tailed Tit, Blue Tit, Robin, Wood Pigeon, Coot, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Magpie, Chaffinch and Crow.

Happy New Year and Happy Birding for 2012 to you all.

Wednesday, 28 December 2011

28/12/2011 Hatherton Reservoir

Today on a walk around the Raz I saw - House Sparrow, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Blackbird, Redwing, Wood Pigeon, Collared Dove, Magpie, Mallard, Coot, Moorhen, Mute Swan, Tufted Duck, Black-headed Gull, Long-tailed Tit, Treecreeper, Wren, Robin, Chaffinch, Kestrel, Grey Heron, Great-spotted Woodpecker, Crow, Rook.
I took my new camera with me to gain some practice, here are a couple of the shots I took.

Monday, 26 December 2011

26/12/2011 Hatherton Reservoir

On a short morning walk around the Raz today I saw - Buzzard, Great Tit, Mallard, Coot, Black-headed Gull, Grey Heron, Tufted Duck, Moorhen, Wood Pigeon, Wren, Long-tailed Tit, Blue Tit, Robin, Magpie, Blackbird, Crow, House Sparrow, and a flock of Redwing.
A Happy Christmas to all my readers.

Monday, 19 December 2011

12/12/2011 Blithfield Reservoir

Last Monday my friend and I went over to Blithfield Reservoir on our way there we passed a field with Red-legged Partridge in. At Blithfield we saw - Blue Tit, Coal Tit, Chaffinch, Great spotted Woodpecker, Nuthatch, Goldfinch, Dunnock, Robin, Song Thrush, Lapwing, Mallard, Teal, Common Sandpiper, Buzzard, Cormorant, Golden Plover, Wigeon, Crow, Jackdaw, Pheasant, Grey Heron, Snipe, Pied Wagtail, Great crested Grebe, Mute Swan, Great black-backed Gull, Black-headed Gull, Meadow Pipit, Tufted Duck, Goldeneye, Pochard, Goosander, Long-tailed Tit, Coot, Greylag Goose, Canada Goose, Linnet, Redwing, Fieldfare, Rook, Blackbird and Starling.

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

05/12/2011 Belvide Reservoir

I spent the morning at Belvide an saw - Blackbird, Greenfinch, Blue Tit, Robin, Great Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Goldfinch, Tree Sparrow, Pheasant, Coal Tit, Dunnock, Willow Tit, Sparrowhawk, Coot, Mute Swan, Great crested Grebe, Goldeneye, Pochard, Shovler, Mallard, Grey Heron, Wigeon, Canada Geese, Greylag Geese, Moorhen, Black-headed Gull, Lesser black-backed Gull, Great black-backed Gull, Wood Pigeon, Teal, Goldcrest, Pied Wagtail, Fieldfare, Redwing, Cormorant, Gadwall, Marsh Tit, Rook, Bullfinch, 2 Whooper Swans, Golden Plover, Dunlin, Siskin, Song Thrush, Crow, Lapwing and Nuthatch.