September 22, 2017

RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch

No huge surprises during the hour’s bird watch, but it was nice to see that the Song and Mistle thrushes didn’t miss their cue even if the woodpeckers, Wrens and Jays did.

The winning species in terms of numbers at least, was the humble Chaffinch:

Species Scientific Name Number
Listed in the order they showed up
1 Magpie Pica pica 2
2 Nuthatch Sitta europeaea 1
3 Robin Ericathus rubecula 2
4 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 7
5 Blue Tit Parus ceruleus 3
6 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 2
7 Great Tit Parus Major 3
8 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 3
9 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 1
10 Dunnock Prunella modularis 1
11 Blackbird Turdus merula 5
12 Jackdaw Corvus monedula 4
13 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 1
14 Wood Pigeon Columba palumba 2
15 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 2
16 Greenfinch Carduelis chloris 1
17 Song Thrush Turdus turdus 1
18 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 1
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