Banks bird count May 2022

June 20, 2022

Many thanks once again to Rob Yates for his skills and for getting up so early to accompany David Unwin to do this count The Barn Owl was not seen that morning but on several evenings prior, also many owl pellets were found under a post in the meadow


30 species!


Blue Tit, White Throat, House Sparrow,


Wren, Barn Owl, Cornbunting,


Magpie, Robin, Starling, Linnet


Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Blackbird, 


Song Thrush, Swallow, Oyster catcher,


Dunnock, Collared Dove, Pied wagtail,


Skylark, Longtail tit, House martin,


Grasshopper Warbler, Blackcap, Lapwing,


Meadow pippit, Shelduck, Greater Spotted woodpecker,


Sedge Warbler, Great Tit 


 


 

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