Data Collection Day 18 – Pearman’s Copse

Yesterday was my final dusk data collection at Pearman’s copse down by the M4 motorway. The weather was very pleasant, a very nice 18 degrees in fact, and in total 15 bird species were recorded, although none which hadn’t already been seen before.The full alphabetical list is below:

  • Blackbird (Turdus merula)
  • Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla)
  • Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus)
  • Carrion Crow (Corvus corone corone)
  • Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)
  • Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)
  • Dunnock (Prunella modularis)
  • Great Tit (Parus major)
  • Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)
  • Jay (Garrulua glandarius)
  • Magpie (Pica pica)
  • Red Kite (Milvus milvus)
  • 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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