South Brent

Yesterday a walk through a private mature deciduous woodland on the edge of Dartmoor above South Brent gave several flocks of Wood pigeon, Mistle Thrush and Redwing.

Two Jay, a GSWP, Heron, Raven and a mixed flock of mainly Blue Tits with at least four Goldcrest and a Roe deer.

 At home today notable increase of birds using the garden feed station, 24 plus House Sparrow, 12 Greenfinch, two sightings of a 40 plus flock of Goldfinch with double figures around the feeders, Chaffinch numbers continue to grow, Blue Tit numbers showing a marked increase to the point it was difficult to count them. Several flocks of Redwing.

BTO ringed Goldfinch and Blue tit seen on the feeders.

This afternoon several flocks of 40 / 50 Wood pigeon over and shortly afterwards a soaring female Peregrine, Grey wagtail on the house roof.

Grey Wagtail
Grey Wagtail
BTO ringed Goldfinch ~  Greenfinch
BTO ringed Goldfinch ~ Greenfinch

Posted November 17th at 4:16 pm by Steve Hopper in Bird News