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RE: Highfield Country Park


1 Chiffchaff this evening, not singing.



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Female Reed Bunting calling
Flock of 27 Siskin with 1 Lesser Redpoll
2 Sparrowhawks calling



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A pair of Reed Buntings this morning at 9.12. Flew North after landing in a tree. Also, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Jays, 5 Bullfinch, and the usuals.



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28 species this morning including,

1 Goosander, male. Flyover
2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, pair chasing each other. One drumming.
3 Coal Tit
4 Goldcrest
6 Song Thrush, singing
4 Greenfinch
16 Siskin, flock in Alders



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9.18-10.51

Some highlights include:

1 Heron
1 Woodcock (flushed)
5 Ring-necked Parakeet
4 Jay (2 visiting nest site)
5 Song Thrush (all singing)
4 Coal Tit
5 Bullfinch
22 Siskin



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9.43-11.41


31 species including:

1 Woodcock (flushed)
2 Sparrowhawk
1 Raven (first report I'm aware of)
7 Bullfinch
15 Lesser Redpoll
28 Siskin



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2 Woodcock at 16.33. Together, flew around the large wet meadow on east side.



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9.34-12.10
28 species including

1 Sparrowhawk
1 Stock Dove
29 Blackbird guarding (and feasting on) their respective Hawthorns
5 Redwing
4 Goldcrest
1 Coal Tit
27 Long-tailed Tit
2 Ring-necked Parakeet
5 Bullfinch
5 Greenfinch
9 Goldfinch
1 Lesser Redpoll



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Late morning 9.21-11.26,
27 species, the usuals with highlights of

1 Sparrowhawk, male
25 Redwing
32 Long-tailed Tit
1 Ring-necked Parakeet
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker
4 House Sparrow
1 Siskin

Also on 12 Nov., 2 Sparrowhawk, talon locking



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Early evening: 25 species including

1 Mistle Thrush
11 Redwing
4 Goldcrest
2 Jay
4 Bullfinch
3 Greenfinch
2 Goldfinch
1 Lesser Redpoll
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker
1 Grey Wagtail
42 Jackdaw

Flyover >east
at least
125 Black-headed Gull
28 Lesser Black-backed Gull



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Mid-morning:

1 Buzzard
2 Song Thrush
13 Long-tailed Tit
2 Dunnock
1 Coal Tit
5 Bullfinch
8 Goldfinch
1 Greenfinch
1 Linnet
4 Siskin



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This morning's highlights:

7 Goldcrest
1 Coal Tit
1 Blackcap, male
5 Chiffchaff
3 Jay
2 Bullfinch
1 Chaffinch



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This morning. 3 Sparrowhawks together perched in a tree. All calling.



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Highfield this afternoon

3 Blackcap
9 Chiffchaff
1 Swift, first sighting this year was on the 14th, but still a bit late by the data.



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Yes, a cocky one



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rooster ? Do you mean cockerel ?

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Dawn Chorus 4.53 - 6.15

25 species, including

1 Tawny Owl, male
1 Ring-necked Parakeet
4 Song Thrush
1 Dunnock
2 Coal Tit
1 Nuthatch
3 Blackcap
5 Chiffchaff
3 Bullfinch
2 Chaffinch
1 Greenfinch

also 1 rooster



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27 species this morning including

1 Heron, on flooded area near Bluebell pond.
1 Ring-necked Parakeet
3 Song Thrush, two singing, one on nest.
1 Goldcrest
1 Nuthatch
3 Coal Tit
3 Blackcap
9 Chiffchaff



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Song Thrush 4, singing
Goldcrest 3
Long-tailed Tit 11
Jay 1
Bullfinch 5
Greenfinch 6
Chiffchaff 6, singing

 



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From 16.35, highlights

Buzzard 1
Song Thrush 1, singing
Long-tailed Tit 8, nest building
Bullfinch 7
Greenfinch 4
Ring-necked Parakeet 12, flying Northwest at 18.10



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From 7.50, total of 26 species. Highlights include:

Sparrowhawk 1, calling
Teal 3 (first recorded sighting I'm aware of)
Song Thrush 7, all singing apart from 2 involved in a scrap
Goldcrest 4
Nuthatch 2
Bullfinch 1, male
Chaffinch 4
Greenfinch 3
Goldfinch 2
Siskin 1



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7 January, 10.59-12.37, Highlights

Sparrowhawk 1 (first sighting since 21st Oct !)
Song Thrush 2
Goldcrest 1
Coal Tit 1
Long-tailed Tit 12
Nuthatch 1
Jay 2
Goldfinch 46
Greenfinch 9
Bullfinch 4 female, 4 male together

Other highlights:

20 December
1 Buzzard mobbed by three crows, 2 Redwing, 6 Goldcrest, 4 Coal Tit, 10 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Jay, 5 Siskin, 5 Goldfinch, 2 Greenfinch, 3 Bullfinch

 

19 December
1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 3 Redwing, 1 Jay, 60+ Jackdaw

 

11 December
1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Redwing, 2 Coal Tit, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Siskin, 2 Bullfinch

 

Throughout November and December there were also several unidentified flocks of small birds seen.



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11.04-13.35

Jay 1
Mistle Thrush 1
Song Thrush 1
Redwing 1
Long-tailed Tit 22
Coal Tit 1
Treecreeper 1
Goldcrest 4
Bullfinch 6
Greenfinch 2
Siskin 6



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Afternoon's birding 15.03-16.36

Highlights:
Goldcrest 4
Jay 2
Coal Tit 1
Long-tailed Tit 20
Bullfinch 3
Goldfinch 5
Greenfinch 4
Song Thrush 1



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Evening's birding 16.40-18.20

Highlights:
2 Jays
8 Ring-necked Parakeets
c.100 Jackdaws
1 Bullfinch
2 Goldcrests
1 Sparrowhawk



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Highfield, 14.37-16.15

Highlights:
62 Long-tailed Tit, new high count
9 Goldfinch
2 Nuthatch
2 Goldcrest
1 Song Thrush
1 Blackcap, female
1 Pied Wagtail
1 Buzzard
1 Jay



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Highfield this evening 16.47 -18.23

2 Jay

1 Coal Tit

1 Song Thrush, calling

1 Ring-neckedParakeet, flyover

1 Sparrowhawk

1 Goldcrest

1 Chiffchaff

c.400 Jackdaw at 18.50



-- Edited by Jacqueline Vigilanti on Thursday 29th of September 2022 07:39:05 PM



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Evening's birding 16.45-18.17

Highlights:

29 Long-tailed Tits
3 Ring-necked Parakeets
3 Coal Tit
1 Pied Wagtail
3 House Martins



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Afternoon in Highfield for conservation work. Birding between 13.28- 14.58

1 Sparrowhawk

1 Buzzard

1 Cormorant, flying north then circled around several times and flew east.

39 Long-tailed Tits, highest count reported since 2018 (from ebird data)

1 Great Tit imitating a Coal Tit (?)



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Highfield this evening 16.47 -18.23

2 Jay

1 Coal Tit

1 Song Thrush, calling

1 Rose-ringed Parakeet, flyover

1 Sparrowhawk

1 Goldcrest

1 Chiffchaff

c.400 Jackdaw at 18.50



-- Edited by Jacqueline Vigilanti on Thursday 29th of September 2022 07:39:05 PM

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Spotted Flycatcher 2 together this morning, conducting fly-catching sallies and chasing each other. At the south end from the bark path at 53.435940, -2.177163

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