Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve

13-6-18

Lapwing x 2 families:  one with 2 recently hatched chicks and one with 3 part grown chicks (all seen from Tyler Hide).

Heronry update: nest 1: one juvenile, nest 2 abandoned, nest 3: two juveniles, nest 4: adult sitting tight.

Monthly Transect

Common buzzard x 1, stock dove x 1, woodpigeon x 21, rose-ringed parakeet x 2, green woodpecker x 1, great spotted woodpecker x 8, swallow x 1, grey wagtail x 1 (alarm calling West Lake), pied wagtail x 2, wren x 42, dunnock x 12, robin x 11, blackbird x 30, song thrush x 6, reed warbler x 5, garden warbler x 10,  blackcap x 14, chiffchaff x 6,

goldcrest x 2, long tailed tit x 7, coal tit x 2, blue tit x 42, great tit x 25, nuthatch x 2 (including 1 juvenile by view point over EL), treecreeper x 2, magpie x 10, jackdaw x 17,

carrion crow x 15 (including 12 in the sheep field), starling x 11 (in horses field by West Lake), chaffinch x 6, goldfinch x 2.

12-6-18

Sand martin x 5, house martin x 4, swallow x 5, grey wagtail x 2, mistle thrush x 1 (singing opposite Visitor Centre).

9-6-18

Sand martin x 5, swallow x 5, swift x 4, nuthatch x 1.

8-6-18

Grey wagtail x 1 (over Visitor Centre) and kingfisher seen from Willow Hide flying towards the North Lake).

6-6-18

Grey wagtail x 1 (over Visitor Centre).

5-6-18

Grey wagtail x 1 (over Visitor Centre).

Lapwing x 1 family with 3 part grown chicks (visible from bench on the way to Sutton Hide overlooking the islands on the East Lake).

4-6-18

Grey wagtail x 2 (1 over Visitor Centre and 1 over East Lake).

1-6-18

Lapwing x 2 families:  one with 3 recently hatched chicks and one with 3 part grown chicks. Little ringed plover x 4, shelduck x 1, sparrowhawk x 1.

1-6-18

Grey heron nesting update on North Lake: nest 1 has 3 juveniles on has already fledged, nest two abandoned, nest 3 one 2 young and nest 4 has one adult sitting tight. Lapwing family visible from the bench on the way to Sutton hide including 3 chicks (part grown), red kite x 1 (close to the horses field), whitethroat x 1 (near Tyler Hide), kingfisher x 1 (South West side of the West Lake)

31-5-18

Kingfisher x 1 (Long Lake).

30-5-18

Lapwing x 1 family with 2 young. Grey wagtail x 2 including one carrying food, bullfinch x 2 (no location specified in the book).

Susanna Clerici

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