Waxwings and other Forest Sightings

Sunday 28th December 2008

On a bitterly cold day, the highlights of a trip out to the Forest of Dean today included:


Littledean
Waxwing - 3 opposite The Belfry pub (photos above)

Speech House
Hawfinch - 2
Stock Dove - 1
Raven - 1
Redwing - 100 on cricket field
Nuthatch - 2 (above)
Coal Tit - 3 (below)
Great Spotted Woodpecker - male drumming
Treecreeper - 1

Cannop Ponds
Mandarin - 47 on lower pond (below)
Marsh Tit - 2 at upper pond feeders (2nd below)

Great Spotted Woodpecker - 1
Bullfinch - 2


Back at home this afternoon, a Redwing (below) was a welcome visitor in my garden.

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