Friends of Healing Moated Settlement

A 13th Century earthwork


Bird Survey

Posted by Healing Moated Site on April 28, 2011 at 9:55 AM

Spring is here and visitors to the site are encouraged to do a spot of bird watching.

Secretary, Mary Howard, is keeping a list of all birds which visit the site and would love to hear from you.

So far pheasants, curlew, as well as blackbirds, robins and other species have been seen. Drop us an e-mail to let us know what you've spotted.

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Reply James Smith
5:53 AM on November 6, 2011 
Hello All,
Our complete list for birds on the site is as follows:

Blackbird, Robin, House Sparrow, Dunnock, Collared Dove, Woodpigeon, Greenfinch, Chaffinch, Crow, Swallow, House Martin, Magpie, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Wren, Redwing, Bullfinch (female), Herring Gull, Black-Headed Gull.

If you see any new ones please let us know.

James Smith
Reply James Smith
11:38 AM on December 4, 2011 
Hello All,

We enjoyed a successful bird watching session at the Moated site again today, and we saw 3 new species:

Lapwing, Song Thrush and Greylag Goose.

If you have any sightings please let us know.

Reply James Smith
11:03 AM on January 7, 2012 
Hello Everybody,
We enjoyed another birdwatching session at the site this morning. New species are:

Pheasant and Sparrowhawk

Also, look out for an article appearing in the next issue of the village news.
If you spot any other species, please let us know.

James Smith
Reply James Smith
5:57 AM on February 12, 2012 
Hello everyone,
We had another successful session at 9 o'clock this morning and saw 3 new species:

Yellowhammer (x3 - wow!), Fieldfare (x4), Redwing.

Again, let us know if you see any new ones.
James Smith