The winter woodland is now dominated by mobile flocks of Tit species in their never-ending search for food, this morning was no exception with good numbers of Blue Tits (20+), Marsh Tits, Coal Tits, and Great Tits frequently seen this morning. Nuthatch (2+) also seen.
|Damp Birch woodland on Thompson Common 2nd December|
|A stunning Nuthatch at Thompson Common 2nd December|
A single Goshawk was seen flying into a tree canopy, its presence scattering Wood Pigeons.
|Thompson Water 2nd December|
As expected within the dense reeds, a Water Rail gave its eerie squealing call.
Within mature woodland on the common a single Tawny Owl briefly called from its daytime roost site.