Wood Lane bird sightings

Wood Lane bird sightings

Wood Lane nature reserve has become one of the best places in Shropshire to view bird life. Keep updated here with the latest sightings every week.

Lapwing with chick

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2nd-9th February

Siskin c50

Shelduck 13

Goosander 4

Reed bunting 3

Shovelers 3

Gadwall 3

Mistle thrush 2

Lesser redpoll 2

Buzzards 2

Treecreeper 1

Sparrowhawk 1

Lesser spotted woodpecker 1

Great white egret 1

Redshank 1 

25th January- 2nd February 

Lapwing c200

Siskin c20

Shovelers 4

Bullfinch 1

Oystercatcher 1

Raven 1

17th-26th January

 
Lapwing c200
Siskin c100
Fieldfare c60
Redwing c40
Starling c20
Long-tailed tit 16
Linnet 4
Gadwall 3
Shoveler 3
Snipe 3
Greater-spotted woodpecker 2
Little grebe 2
Bullfinch 2
Nuthatch 2
Oystercatcher 1
Curlew 1
Mistle thrush 1 
Song thrush 1
Grey wagtail 1
Lesser redpoll 1
Lesser spotted woodpecker 1 
Treecreeper 1 
 

28th December- 5th January 

Shelduck 13 

Common gull 11

Gadwall 3

Egyptian geese 2

Treecreeper 2

Peregrine 1

Oystercatcher 1

Kestrel 1

Lesser redpoll 1

Grey wagtail 1

Caspian gull 1

5th-12 January

Lapwing c150

Teal 15

Common gull 11

Shelduck 10

Lesser redpoll 8

Goldcrest 3

Gadwall 3

Great black backed gull 2

Tree creeper 2

Egyptian geese 2

Pied wagtail 1

Merlin 1

Curlew 1

Kestrel 1

22nd-29th December

Lapwing c1000

Siskin c20

Snipe c20

Mute swan 6

Shelduck 6

Meadow pippet 2

Egyptian geese 2

Gooseander 2

Reed bunting 2

Kestrel 1

Sparrowhawk 1

Blackcap 1 (Male)

Peregrine falcon 1

17th-22nd December

Common gull 4

Egyptian geese 2

Golden plover 2

Great white egret 2

Meadow pipit 2

Linnet 2

Reed bunting 2

Kestrel 1

Goosander 1

Mistle thrush 1

Sparrowhawk 1

Caspian gull 1

30th November- 8th December

Lapwing c500

Siskin c50

Snipe 10

Goldcrest 4

Linnet 4

Sparrowhawk 2

Egyptian geese 2

G. spotted woodpecker 2

Goosander 1

Lesser redpoll 1

Skylark 1

Grey wagtail 1

Reed bunting 1

24th November-1st December

Lapwing c300

Snipe 43

Goldcrest 4

Kestrel 2

Egyptian geese 2

Mistle thrush 2

Jay 2

G. spotted woodpecker 2

Great white egret 1

Sparrowhawk 1

Yellow legged gull 1

Golden plover 1

11-17th November

Curlew 24

Snipe 16

Long tailed tit 12

Lesser redpoll 6

Mistle thrush 4

Grey heron 3

Great white egret 2

Yellow legged gull 2

Egyptian geese 2

Redshank 1

Merlin 1

Caspian gull 1

 

17th-24th November

Lapwing c300

Cormerant 62

Siskin c50

Curlew 24

Mistle thrush 9

Linnet 8

Goldcrest 7

Lesser redpoll 6

Yellow legged gull 2

Egyptian geese 2

Kestrel 2

Grey wagtail 2

Reed bunting 2

Mandarin 1

Water rail 1

Green sandpiper 1

4th- 10th November

Curlew 16

Mistle thrush 9

Greenfinch 4

Pied wagtail 4

Raven 4

Grey wagtail 2

Great white egret 2

Sparrowhawk 1

Green sandpiper 1

Water rail 1

Kingfisher 1

26th October- 3rd November

Cormorants c120- Record number

Greenfinch 11

Teal 11

Siskin 6

Mistle thrush 5

Raven 4

Grey heron 3

Linnet 3

Great white egret 2- One there for 6 weeks, joined by a second recently.

Bullfinch 2

Jay 2

Redpoll 1

Sparrowhawk 1

Grey wagtail 1

Snow goose 1- First ever at Wood Lane.

14th-20th October

Curlew 23

Skylark 20

Linnet 20

Reed bunting 2

Goldcrest 2

Meadow pippet 2

Siskin 1

Sparrowhawk 1

Grey wagtail 1

Green sandpiper 1

Bullfinch 1

Great white egret 1

Nuthatch 1

Med. gull 1

Hundreds of redwings and fieldfares have flown over.

6th-13th October

Lapwing c300

Redwing c50

Curlew 22

Snipe 15

Gadwall 6

Linnet 5

Meadow pippet 2

Raven 2

Great white egret 1

Greenshank 1

Green woodpecker 1

Grey wagtail 1

Sparrowhawk 1

22nd- 28th September
Curlew 5
Linnet 4
Jay 2
Bullfinch 2
Meadow pipit 2
Treecreeper 2
Chiffchaff 1
Song thrush 1
Kingfisher 1
Redstart 1
Grey wagtail 1
Green sandpiper 1
Greenshank 1
Great white egret 1
Sparrowhawk 1
 

 

8th-20th September

Lapwing c300

Curlew 25

G. spotted woodpecker 5

Linnet 5

Blackcap 5

Buzzard 3

Meadow pipit 2

Green sandpiper 2

Grey wagtail 2

Sparrowhawk 2

Gadwall 2

Kingfisher 2

Golden plover 2

Water rail 1

Lesser whitethroat 1

Siskin 1

Garden warbler 1

Great white egret 1- Has been there twice this week, chased off by heron’s.

 

2nd-8th September

Curlew 25

Skylark 22

Teal 13

Pied wagtail 8

Cormorant 8

Greater spotted woodpecker 5

Linnet 4

Gadwall 4

Meadow pipit 3

Chiffchaff 2

Reed bunting 2

Green sandpiper 2

Sparrowhawk 1

Willow warbler 1

Treecreeper 1

Grey wagtail 1

Yellow wagtail 1

Water rail 1

Bird sightings 2017

24th August- 1st September Canada geese c600 Lapwing c200 Curlew 19 Linnet 12 Robin 12 Red legged partridge 11 Grey heron 7 Pied wagtail 6 Buzzard 5 Greater spotted woodpecker 4 Yellow legged gull 2 Lesser whitethroat 2 Barnacle goose 1 Grey wagtail 1

18th-25th August House martin 16 Red legged partridge 11 Pied wagtail 10 Blackcap 8 Nuthatch 4 Buzzard 3 Ringed plover 2 Linnet 2 Barnacle goose 1 Lesser whitethroat 1 Redstart 1 Mistle thrush 1 Sedge warbler 1 Willow warbler 1 Garden warbler 1 Peregrine 1 Lesser spotted woodpecker 1

4th- 11th August

Greylag geese c200
Lapwing 80
Curlew 9
Grey wagtail 8
Black tailed godwit 5
Snipe 3
Skylark 2
Goldcrest 2
Willow warbler 1
Hobby 1
Green sandpiper 1
Jay 1
Cormorant 1
Shoveler 1

30th July- 4th August

Greylag geese c70
Long tailed tit 18
Curlew 9
Black tailed godwit 3
Skylark 2
Treecreeper 2
Sedge warbler 2
Hobby 1
Garden warbler 1
Bullfinch 1
Peregrine 1