North Cave Wetlands – 04/12/2018

A sunny, but cold frosty morning visit with a light southerly breeze. Temperature around minus one degrees C.

Island LakeIsland Lake

A quick visit produced 15 Curlew Numenius arquata in North Field, with good numbers of Fieldfare Turdus pilaris and Redwing Turdus iliacus in the North Hedge. Five Redshank Tringa totanus were on Reedbed Lake.

Chaffinch - Fringilla coelebsChaffinch – Fringilla coelebs

Fieldfare - Turdus pilarisFieldfare – Turdus pilaris

Robin - Erithacus rubeculaRobin – Erithacus rubecula

Birds (38)
Blackbird – Turdus merula
Blue Tit – Cyanistes caeruleus
Carrion Crow – Corvus corone
Chaffinch – Fringilla coelebs
Coot – Fulica atra
Cormorant – Phalacrocorax carbo
Curlew – Numenius arquata
Dunnock – Prunella modularis
Fieldfare – Turdus pilaris
Gadwall – Anas strepera
Goldcrest – Regulus regulus
Goldfinch – Carduelis carduelis
Great Tit – Parus major
Grey Heron – Ardea cinerea
Greylag Goose – Anser anser
Jackdaw – Corvus monedula
Lapwing – Vanellus vanellus
Little Grebe – Tachybaptus ruficollis
Magpie – Pica pica
Mallard – Anas platyrhynchos
Meadow Pipit – Anthus pratensis
Moorhen – Gallinula chloropus
Mute Swan – Cygnus olor
Pheasant – Phasianus colchicus
Pochard – Aythya ferina
Redshank – Tringa totanus
Redwing – Turdus iliacus
Robin – Erithacus rubecula
Rook – Corvus frugilegus
Shoveler – Anas clypeata
Skylark – Alauda arvensis
Song Thrush – Turdus philomelos
Teal – Anas crecca
Tree Sparrow – Passer montanus
Tufted Duck – Aythya fuligula
Wigeon – Anas penelope
Woodpigeon – Columba palumbus
Wren – Troglodytes troglodytes