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

8th-15th February 

Lapwing c300 

Cormorant 50 

Oystercatcher 6 

Long tailed tit 5 

Siskin 3 

Egyptian goose 2 

Coot 2 

Sparrowhawk 2 

Kingfisher 2 

Greater spotted woodpecker 2 

Jay 2 

Goosander 1 

Water rail 1 

Goldcrest 1 

Kestrel 1 

1st-8th February 

Lapwing c500 

Cormorant 44

Red legged partridge 12 

Tree sparrows 3 

Egyptian geese 2 

Sparrowhawk 2 

Gadwall 2 

Red kite 1 

Goosander 1 

Caspian gull 1 

Merlin 1 

Kestrel 1 

Reed bunting 1 

Song thrush 1 

Mistle thrush 1 

Water rail 1

23rd January-1st February 

Lapwing c500

Siskin 20

Pochard 3

Tree sparrow 3 

Gadwall 2

Goosander 2 

Lesser redpoll 2

Egyptian geese 2 

Buzzard 2

Kingfisher 2

Woodcock 1 

Caspian gull 1 

Sparrowhawk 1 

Pink footed goose 1

Oystercatcher 1

Red kite 1 

Merlin 1 

11th-18th January

Lapwing c700

Cormorant 42

Teal 24 

Tufted duck 3 

Kingfisher 2 

G. spotted woodpecker 2 

Chiffchaff 2 (one Siberian) 

Egyptian geese 2 

Oystercatcher 1 

Sparrowhawk 1 

Kestrel 1 

Meadow pipit 1 

Goosander 1 

Caspian gull 1 

 

3rd-11th January 

Lapwing c700

Teal 24 

Mute swans 11 

Siskin 10 

Shelduck 9 

Egyptian geese 3 

Kingfisher 2 

Stock dove 2 

Oystercatcher 2 

Gooseander 1 

Caspian gull 1 

Goldcrest 1 

Song thrush 1 

Nuthatch 1 

Curlew 1 

Sparrowhawk 1 

28th December- 4th January 

Lapwing c300 

Fieldfare 12 

Egyptian geese 3 

Linnet 3 

Bullfinch 2 

G spotted woodpecker 2 

Raven 2 

Goosander 2 

Sparrowhawk 2 

Kingfisher 2 

Kestrel 1 

21st-28th December 

Lapwing c300 

Red legged partridge 15 

Lesser redpoll 8

Shelduck 7 

Redwing 3 

Siskin 3 

Kingfisher 2 

Egyptian geese 2 

Song thrush 2 

Sparrowhawk 2 

Raven 2 

Buzzard 2 

Mistle thrush 2 

G. spotted woodpecker 2

Jay 1

Reed bunting 1 

Green sandpiper 1 

Rook 1 

14th-21st December 

Lapwing c300 

Redpoll 12 

Shelduck 6 

Kingfisher 3 

Green sandpiper 2 

Sparrowhawk 2 

Nuthatch 2 

Bullfinch 1 

Kestrel 1 

Treecreeper 1

Goldcrest 1 

Jay 1 

8th-15th December 

Lapwing c300 

Kingfisher 3 

Linnet 3 

Siskin 3 

Redpoll 3 

Egyptian geese 2 

Sparrowhawk 2 

G. spotted woodpecker 2 

Buzzard 2 

Green sandpiper 2 

Bullfinch 1 

Kestrel 1 

Jay 1 

Chiffchaff 1 

Reed bunting 1 

30th November-7th December 

Cormorant 30

Teal 9 

Redpoll 6 

Siskin 5 

Goosander 3 

Mute swan 3 

Snipe 3 

Kingfisher 2 

Mistle thrush 2 

Song thrush 2 

Sparrowhawk 1 

Treecreeper 1 

Goldcrest 1 

Nuthatch 1 

Reed bunting 1 

Peregrine 1 

22nd-29th November 

Lapwing c150 

Teal 10

Shelduck 9

Common snipe 9

Egyptian geese 6 

Gadwall 3 

Treecreeper 2 

Kingfisher 2 

Peregrine 1 

Curlew 1 

Goosander 1 

Jay 1 

Mistle thrush 1 

Chiffchaff 1 

Nuthatch 1 

17th-23rd November

Teal 8

Linnet 6

Mistle thrush 4

Buzzards 3

Bullfinch 2 

G spotted woodpecker 2

Egyptian geese 2

Nuthatch 2

Sparrowhawk 2

Jay 1

Peregrine 1

Kestrel 1

Goldcrest 1 

10th-17th November

Starling c3000 

Redpoll 45

Common gull 3 

Snipe 3 

Redwing 3 

Fieldfare 3 

Treecreeper 2 

Nuthatch 2

Goosander 2 

Great spotted woodpecker 2 

Kingfisher 2 

Egyptian geese 2 

Peregrine 1 

Sparrowhawk 1 

Kestrel 1 

Reed bunting 1 

Dunlin 1 

Siskin 1 

3rd-9th November

Redwing c500

Fieldfare c500

Mistle thrush 10

Curlew 5

Common gull 3

Linnet 2

Nuthatch 2

Kingfisher 2

Egyptian geese 2

Mandarin 2

Goldcrest 2

Gadwall 2

Skylark 2

Goosander 2

Greater spotted woodpecker 2

Dunlin 1

Jay 1

Sparrowhawk 1

26th October- 2nd November

Redwing c1000

Fieldfare c1000

Starling 16

Meadow pipit 4

Linnet 4

Skylark 3

Treecreeper 3

Mistle thrush 3

Reed bunting 3

Buzzard 3

Kingfisher 2

Egyptian geese 2

G spotted woodpecker 2

Green woodpecker 1

Sparrowhawk 1

Nuthatch 1