Peregrine, Sparrowhawk, Kingfisher, Water Rail, Snipe, Dipper and Goosander were the highlights of 35 species on this week’s GBC field trip to a wet Forest Farm. Thanks to John Wilson for leading and to all who came along.
Full species list: Mallard, Goosander, Grey Heron, Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, Buzzard, Peregrine, Water Rail, Moorhen, Snipe, Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, Kingfisher, Magpie, Jay, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Raven, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Goldcrest, Nuthatch, Dipper, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Mistle Thrush, Robin, Dunnock, House Sparrow, Pied Wagtail, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Siskin and Bullfinch.
It was just me [John W] who dropped in briefly to Cardiff Bay Wetlands as I went home. The only ‘extras’ I saw were Coot, Gt Crested Grebe Lesser B-b Gull and Tufted Duck.