North Cave Wetlands – 12/01/2019

An overcast and dull day with a moderate westerly breeze blowing. Temperatures around seven degress C.

Green Woodpecker Picus viridis was present along Dyrham Lane with a male Brambling Fringilla montifringilla present at the feeders. The female Goldeneye Bucephala clangula was still on Far Lake and the Ruff Calidris pugnax still present on Village Lake. A lone Redwing Turdus iliacus was by Carp Lake and a couple of Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus were also on the reserve.

Birds (52)

Blackbird – Turdus merula
Black-headed Gull – Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Blue Tit – Cyanistes caeruleus
Brambling – Fringilla montifringilla
Bullfinch – Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Buzzard – Buteo buteo
Carrion Crow – Corvus corone
Chaffinch – Fringilla coelebs
Common Gull – Larus canus
Coot – Fulica atra
Cormorant – Phalacrocorax carbo
Curlew – Numenius arquata
Feral Pigeon – Columba livia
Gadwall – Anas strepera
Goldeneye – Bucephala clangula
Goldfinch – Carduelis carduelis
Great Tit – Parus major
Green Woodpecker – Picus viridis
Grey Heron – Ardea cinerea
Greylag Goose – Anser anser
House Sparrow – Passer domesticus
Jackdaw – Corvus monedula
Kestrel – Falco tinnunculus
Lapwing – Vanellus vanellus
Little Grebe – Tachybaptus ruficollis
Long-tailed Tit – Aegithalos caudatus
Magpie – Pica pica
Mallard – Anas platyrhynchos
Marsh Harrier – Circus aeruginosus
Mistle Thrush – Turdus viscivorus
Moorhen – Gallinula chloropus
Mute Swan – Cygnus olor
Pochard – Aythya ferina
Redshank – Tringa totanus
Redwing – Turdus iliacus
Reed Bunting – Emberiza schoeniclus
Robin – Erithacus rubecula
Rook – Corvus frugilegus
Ruff – Calidris pugnax
Shelduck – Tadorna tadorna
Shoveler – Anas clypeata
Siskin – Spinus spinus
Skylark – Alauda arvensis
Snipe – Gallinago gallinago
Starling – Sturnus vulgaris
Stock Dove – Columba oenas
Teal – Anas crecca
Tree Sparrow – Passer montanus
Tufted Duck – Aythya fuligula
Wigeon – Anas penelope
Woodpigeon – Columba palumbus
Wren – Troglodytes troglodytes