Annual Bird Information

This is an indicative list which gives a general outline and guide to what may be seen. For further reference I suggest the RSPB Bird books.

MAY

The month that welcomes the last of the summer visitors to this country with the one exception of the swift*, that arrives in late May or early June.

RESIDENT BIRDS

Blackbird

Robin

Thrush

Crow

Rook

Jackdaw

Dunnock

Gulls

Wagtails

Buzzard

Cormorant

Partridge

Owls

Jay

Wood Pigeon

Woodpecker

Wren

Sparrow

Tits

Finches

Magpie

Pheasant

Kestrel

Kingfisher

Plover

SUMMER VISITING BIRDS

Cuckoo

Martins

Swallow

Nightingale

Warblers

Chiffchaff

Linnet

Larks

Blackcap

Terns

Swift*

RESIDENT DUCKS & GEESE

Mallard

Moorhen

Golden Eye

Mute Swan

Little Egret

Greylag Goose

Gadwall

Common Scoter

Coot

Tufted Duck

Grebe

Grey Heron

Shelduck

Canada Goose

Pochard