Saturday, 30 October 2010

Troy Mill Gravel Pit & Woodoaks Farm

A visit to Troy Mill G.P, West Hyde produced the following species of interest;
Little Grebe (4), Sparrowhawk (1), Pheasant (11 on ploughed field, West Hyde), Lapwing (1 over briefly), Herring Gull (40), Lesser Black-backed Gull (5), Meadow Pipit (1 over briefly), Jay (2).
I then spent an hour at Woodoaks Farm where the following species of interest were observed;
Common Buzzard (1), Common Gull (1), Collared Dove (c80 in old orchard), Pied Wagtail (22 on ploughed field), Meadow Pipit (5), Skylark (1), Jay (2 in old orchard), Jackdaw (6), House Sparrow (13), Linnet (c30 very mobile).

                                          Common Buzzard at Woodoaks Farm

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