Trip reports

Big Garden Birdwatch at Hampden Park

Long-tailed tit perched on branch

Sunday, 29 January 2017

Members and friends met at the Tea Chalet in Hampden Park at 10.45 am ready to start counting birds at 11 am as part of the Big Garden Birdwatch event.

In the hour the species recorded were: one little grebe, three mute swan, one Egyptian goose, 45 mallard, seven moorhen, five coot, 51 herring gull, 94 black-headed gull, one stock dove, five wood pigeon, two collared dove, two wren, five robin, 11 blackbird, seven goldcrest, four long tailed tit (pictured), two coal tit, four great tit, nine blue tit, one nuthatch, four goldfinch, four jay, seven magpie, six jackdaw, three rook and 25 carrion crow.