Date Details Sitename
Thursday 15 Apr

Westley Heights 08:00 to 12:15, Sunny, cool. Becoming warmer & cloudier.
1 Buzzard 1 Sparrowhawk 2 Kestrel (Pair, Coombe Wood. Male prospecting tree hole & calling to female.) 7 Green Woodpecker (From four likely territories.) 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Including a pair mating in Coombe Wood.) 1 Swallow (Male, Dry Street meadow.) 2 Goldcrest (Singing males.) 2 Treecreeper (At least.) 7 Nuthatch (Four territories: pair near nest hole in The Park; pair seen mating in Coombe Wood. Male noticeably more brightly coloured than his mate. Pair seen indulging in courtship behaviour & feeding,horse paddock. Singing male seen at likely nest hole in copse near car park. New site; or hitherto undiscovered.) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Adult female, heading east.) [Andrew Cox]

Westley Heights
Tuesday 13 Apr

Westley Heights 08:00 to 09:00, Sunny, some cloud. Cool. CoombeWood & The Park.
2 Buzzard 3 Green Woodpecker 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Goldcrest (Singing Male.) 1 Coal Tit 1 Treecreeper (At least.) 3 Nuthatch (Pair in The Park seen displaying & mating. Female entering nest hole. Singing male briefly in Coombe Wood.) [Andrew Cox]

Westley Heights
Friday 09 Apr

Westley Heights 08:00 to 10:15, Sunny, chilly.
1 Sparrowhawk 4 Green Woodpecker 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Mistle Thrush (Singing Male.) 2 Treecreeper 4 Nuthatch (Pair in The Park attending nest hole; singing male near water tower: most likely from the Hall Wood territory; male singing & attending nest hole near horse paddock.) [Andrew Cox]

Westley Heights
Tuesday 06 Apr

Westley Heights 13:00 to 13:00, Clear sky. Cold
1 Tawny Owl (heard call then seen in canopy of conifer in south-west corner of The Park) [James Hudson]

Westley Heights
Monday 05 Apr

Westley Heights 11:15 to 12:30, In Coombe Wood, Cold Northly wind with cloud, sunny spells and snow flurries
7 Blue Tit 5 Great Tit 6 Blackcap 4 Chiffchaff 4 Stock Dove 1 Green Woodpecker 2 Song Thrush 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Sat in Cherry tree top) 6 Jackdaw (Many starting to nest) 1 Nuthatch 5 Starling (Starting to nest in old woodpecker holes) 2 Treecreeper [Clive Tanner]

Westley Heights
Saturday 03 Apr

Westley Heights 08:30 to 11:30, Cloudy, cold.
1 Sparrowhawk 1 Kestrel (Male.) 8 Green Woodpecker (From five territories.) 6 Great Spotted Woodpecker (From five territories.) 6 Treecreeper (Four territories. Including one carrying nest material to a site used last year; also a pair inspecting loose bark on an old oak. ) 4 Nuthatch (Two territories. Pair in The Park seen entering last years nest hole with material. Another pair in horse paddock territory, close to nest hole used 2018/19.) 2 Goldfinch 1 Lesser Redpoll 8 Blackcap (Singing males.) [Andrew Cox]

Westley Heights
Thursday 25 Mar

Westley Heights 07:30 to 08:45, Sunny, cool. Coombe Wood/The Park only.
1 Buzzard 2 Green Woodpecker 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Grey Wagtail (Flying over.) 20 Redwing 1 Coal Tit 1 Treecreeper (At least.) 2 Nuthatch (Pair, Coombe Wood.) [Andrew Cox]

Westley Heights
Wednesday 24 Mar

Westley Heights 08:15 to 09:45, Sun & clouds. Chilly.
1 Sparrowhawk 1 Woodcock 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult, overhead.) 5 Green Woodpecker 6 Great Spotted Woodpecker 4 Skylark (Singing males. Farmland South of Old Hill.) 2 Meadow Pipit (At least.) 1 Mistle Thrush (Saw off ring necked parakeet.) 1 Ring-necked Parakeet 5 Chiffchaff (Singing males.) 2 Goldcrest (Singing males.) 2 Treecreeper (Including one carrying material to probable nest site.) 1 Nuthatch (Male, Coombe Wood.) 2 Siskin (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Westley Heights
Wednesday 17 Mar

Westley Heights 08:15 to 11:30, Cloudy, cold.
1 Sparrowhawk 1 Kestrel (Male.) 4 Green Woodpecker 8 Great Spotted Woodpecker 80 Redwing (At least. Horse paddock & environs.) 2 Mistle Thrush (Possibly three. One collecting nesting material in Coombe Wood. Later singing here. Two present. Possibly another singing near horse paddock.) 1 Coal Tit 3 Treecreeper (Pair plus another elsewhere.) 5 Nuthatch (Pair in The Park entering & refurbishing last years nest hole. Pair in Coombe Wood inspecting various old woodpecker holes. Male singing. Single in horse paddock territory.) 2 Goldfinch (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Westley Heights
Friday 12 Mar

Westley Heights 07:45 to 09:30, Sun & clouds, breezy.
1 Woodcock 2 Green Woodpecker (At least.) 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker (At least.) 7 Redwing (At least.) 2 Mistle Thrush 2 Goldcrest 6 Treecreeper (Three pairs.) 4 Nuthatch (From four territories.) [Andrew Cox]

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