Walk with Helen round Dancersend NR

Same as last week start from pump station. Soon saw a Muncjack Deer, the usual suspects Magpies, Robins, Chaffinch, Wood Pigeon, and Collared Dove.
Blackbird, Great Tit, Nuthatch, Blue Tit, Jay, Rooks, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Owl heard, Coal Tit, Sparrow Hawk.

An organised walk round Weston Turville reservoir

Met up at 10 on Sunday. After a health and safety talk during which I saw a Gray Tit, we headed off. Robin, Moorhen, Rook, Mute Swan, Canada Geese, Coutt, Blackbird, Great Crested Grebe, Carrion Crow, Chaffinch, Heron, Woodpecker GS heard, Cormorant, Tufted Duck, Mallard, Wren, Magpie, Mistle Thrush, Red Wing, Blue Tits, Wood Pigeon, Jay, Bullfinch, Black-headed Gull.

A walk round the hills opposite Dancersend NR

Raining not much about. Around some houses chaffinch and tits. Near the Crong 2 Jays.
In Dancersend reserve quickly spotted 2 Greater spotted woodpeckers. Then after having to wait for good views Goldcerst!!
Kerstel flew by.

Lee valley birdwatching and wildlife fair.

Weather sunny with high and thin clouds (sirrus?). On the M25 saw a Kestrel perched in a tree by the hard shoulder. Got to the fair just in time for one of the walks. Started with the farm walk : Dunnock, Falcon on pylon, Atonechat, Skylark, Reed Bunting, Pied Wagtail, Chaffinch, Sparrow, Collared Dove, Blackbird, Long tailed Tit, Rook, Crow. Then a look round the exhibition. The queue for Cornish pasties was long, still it gave me a chance to look for a few more ticks : Robin, and Chaffinch.
13:00 off on the wetland walk. Some people were ringing birds something I have never seen before, looks a but cruel! Now for the birds Tufted Dick, Canada Geese, Little Grebe, Mute Swan, Coutt, Gray Crested Grebe, Moorhen, Water Vole, Cormorant, Gadwall, Mallard, Greylag Geese, Shoveler, Starling, Grey Heron, Blue Tit, Great Tit.

Day 4 trip to Minsmere to make up for yesterday!

Spectacular day starting with a guided walk round Minsmere.
In rough order: Mute Swan, Cormorant, Teal, Widgeon, Shelduck, Mallard, Shoveler, Heatlag Geese, Gadwall, Little Egret, Marsh Harrier, Lapwing, Dublin, Tufted Duck, Little Grebe, Red Throated Diver, Stonechat, Magpie, Pintail, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Golden, Plover, Turnstone, Dunlin, Starling, Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Snipe, Chaffinch, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Robin, Greater Spotted Woodpecker, Pheasant, Green Finch, Long-tailed Tits, Wood Pigeon, Moorhen, Coutt, and last but nor least Kestrel.

Day one 2007

In Woodbridge a great place to start my 2007 list. A walk by the river Deben turned up 16. Redshank, Curlew, Black Headed Gulll, Rook, Little Egret, Lapwing, Shelduck, Oyster Catcher, Canada Goose, Mallard, Turnstone, Crow, Wood Pigeon, Starling, Pied Wagtail, and last but not least Blackbird!

A walk in the rain around Langton Matravers

Crows, Rooks, Raven, so lots of black coloured birds, but then a Buzzard being mobbed by Rooks.
Just outside Worth Matravers a Robin, then a Pied Wagtail followed by a coffee in the pub where there was a crowing Cockrel, 2 Goldfinches, and a flock of sparrows in a garden bush.