Bird spotting walk - 29th October 2006Return to the list of reports
Berrydown and Upper Ashe
|Blackbird||Great Tit||Nuthatch (2 in Berrydown Copse and the trees along the adjacent track)|
|Blue Tit||Greenfinch||Pheasant (3 cocks, all briefly seen)|
|Buzzard (a single bird south west)||Jackdaw||Pied Wagtail (3 on roofs of Berrydown Farm)|
|Carrion Crow (2 single birds)||Jay (3)||Red-legged Partridge (1 heard)|
|Chaffinch||Lesser Black-backed Gull (flocks of 94 and 320+ in fields plus much smaller numbers noted coming in to join them as they moved off; further birds seen heading north-east, to the north of the village, as we neared the finish)||Robin|
|Chiffchaff (one in the hedgerows south of Berrydown Farm)||Long-tailed Tit||Rook|
|Coal Tit (at least 2)||Magpie||Starling (1 north-east and eight on wires, with Rooks, off Berrydown Lane)|
|Dunnock||Mallard (at least 10 on the pond off Berrydown Lane)||Stock Dove (a single bird with flying Woodpigeons and a flock of four heading south over the Burley Lane / Waltham Road crossroads)|
|Goldcrest (2 single birds amongst the feeding flocks)||Marsh Tit (at least 3)||Treecreeper (2 heard in Berrydown Copse)|
|Goldfinch (a charm of c.70, feeding on Chicory heads)||Meadow Pipit (4 noted moving over)||Woodpigeon|
|Great Spotted Woodpecker (up to 3, all being heard and then seen in flight)||Mistle Thrush (2 single birds)||Wren (up to 3, being heard only)|
- Fox — 1 in fields south of Berrydown Farm, heading off towards Berrydown Copse.
- Muntjac — 1 west across the valley between Berrydown Copse and Burley Wood.
- Rabbit — 1 close to Burly Lane.
- Roe Deer — 5 west across the valley between Berrydown Copse and Burley Wood.