Lists

Have decided to start keeping a 2011 list (17/03/2011) to keep track of things. Am not a big ‘lister’, but will try to keep it up to date and be as comprehensive as possible – mainly to include the species that can be seen in the park that might not be mentioned in the main blog.

Birds 2011

In or directly above Brandon Hill

  • blue tit
  • coal tit
  • great tit
  • long-tailed tit
  • goldcrest
  • treecreeper
  • wren
  • chiffchaff
  • willow warbler
  • garden warbler
  • blackcap
  • pied wagtail
  • white wagtail
  • grey wagtail
  • meadow pipit
  • robin
  • redstart
  • dunnock
  • song thrush
  • mistle thrush
  • blackbird
  • redwing
  • fieldfare
  • skylark
  • goldfinch
  • greenfinch
  • chaffinch
  • siskin
  • brambling
  • linnet
  • lesser redpoll
  • reed bunting
  • feral pigeon
  • wood pigeon
  • collared dove
  • raven
  • carrion crow
  • jackdaw
  • magpie
  • jay
  • mallard
  • grey heron
  • cormorant
  • herring gull
  • black-headed gull
  • lesser black-backed gull
  • great spotted woodpecker
  • green woodpecker
  • nuthatch (just 1! 02/08/12)
  • kestrel
  • sparrowhawk
  • peregrine falcon
  • buzzard
  • hobby
  • oystercatcher
  • swallow
  • house martin
  • swift
  • kingfisher
  • starling (my first record of 2 overhead on 28/09/11)
  • tawny owl

From Brandon Hill

  • great black-backed gull
  • house sparrow
  • mute swan
  • lapwing

Records of firecrest, pied flycatcher and yellow-browed warbler at Brandon Hill from Avon bird recorder (John Martin) and wood warbler from Ed Drewitt.

Other Stuff 2011

  • common toad
  • common frog
  • smooth newt
  • palmate newt
  • great crested newt
  • wall butterfly
  • small tortoiseshell
  • comma
  • brimstone
  • brimstone moth
  • cinnabar moth
  • 5 spot burnet moth
  • burnet companion moth
  • speckled wood
  • holly blue
  • common blue
  • small white
  • large white
  • green veined white
  • orange tip
  • peacock butterfly
  • red admiral
  • meadow brown
  • ringlet
  • marbled white
  • large skipper
  • small skipper
  • large red damselfly
  • common blue damselfly
  • azure damselfly
  • blue-tailed damselfly
  • rose chafer beetle
  • about a gazillion harlequins (one on my keyboard as I am typing)
  • red fox
  • grey squirrel
  • wood mouse
  • brown rat
  • common pipistrelle bat
  • soprano pipistrelle bat
  • leisler’s bat
  • noctule bat
  • serotine bat

There will be a few I have missed, but aim to be a bit more vigilant now that I have got it started.

Watch this space!

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