Friday, 3 February 2012
A walk through the Borough woods yesterday morning was quite productive for birds. On the river between the bend up from the old weir and the bridge carrying the A1 I saw 2 Kingfishers, a Dipper, 1 Cormorant, 2 Herons and 4 Goosanders. In the woods were 2 Marsh Tits in a large Tit flock including Nuthatch and Treecreeper, a Great spotted Woodpecker was drumming and a Buzzard was sitting in a tree deep in the woods. In the afternoon on the edge of the estate a Green Woodpecker flew from a garden in Pilgrims way over Westgate and into High House Wood. This morning another Kingfisher was on the river just below Telford bridge next to St Georges church.