Data Collection Day 9 – High Wood Wokingham

Day 9 of my bird species data collection, this time at High Wood. I wasn’t able to undertake a dawn survey this morning, so I undertook my second dusk sample at High Wood. Another 18 species were recorded, with 1 species – Goldcrest  – not previously being recorded in High Wood before. 

The full alphabetical list of birds seen is:

  • Blackbird (Turdus merula)
  • Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus)
  • Carrion Crow (Corvus corone corone)
  • Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
  • Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)
  • Dunnock (Prunella modularis)
  • Great Tit (Parus major)
  • Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis)
  • Goldcrest (Regulus regulus)
  • Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)
  • Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)
  • Jay (Garrulus glandarius)
  • Long Tailed Tit (Aegithalos caudatus)
  • Magpie (Pica pica)
  • Nuthatch (Sitta europaea)
  • Robin (Erithacus rubecula)
  • Woodpigeon (Columba palumbus)
  • Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes)

About Thomas Whitlock

I'm a third student at the University of Reading, currently studied for a degree in Zoology. I have a wide interest in biodiversity, most notably British wildlife. I have an especial interest in British mammals and birds. I hope to become a wildlife cameraman or photographer after I graduate, and I feel that blogging will be a key component of any future job in Zoology. This is my first blog, so please be kind!
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