Trip reports

Wednesday Walk: Arlington Reservoir in 2019

Collared dove sitting in grass

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

The walk at Arlington reservoir was attended by 16 members in fair weather, the total bird count was 39 species.

Birds seen were great, blue, long-tailed and coal tit, treecreeper, goldcrest, robin, dunnock, house sparrow, chaffinch, linnet, redwing, fieldfare, mistle and song thrush, blackbird, grey and pied wagtail, meadow pipit, green woodpecker, mallard, wigeon, teal, coot, moorhen, Canada geese, herring, black-headed and great black-backed gull, cormorant, great crested grebe, collared dove (pictured), wood pigeon, crow, rook, jackdaw, magpie, buzzard and kestrel.

All seen on a fair morning walk.


Chris Barnett