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2014 Autumn/Winter bird survey

by Rod Kebble The monitoring group conducted its eighth annual Autumn/Winter bird survey on 10th and 15th November. The results of the survey by transect begin here and the updated species list is shown here. Salient points to emerge from the survey are that there were more species observed than in the past two years […]

Nest box summary
shows dip in young bird numbers

by Rod Kebble The 2012 Pierrepont Farm nest box summary shows that there was a sharp drop in the numbers of young birds this spring, due to the wet weather. A number of nest boxes contained only incomplete nests, which never had eggs laid in them. The survey of nest boxes, conducted on 17th May, […]

Bird news

by Rod Kebble The Spring survey by species table has been updated to include Spring 2012; House martins have been spotted hunting insects over the dairy pond — but so far none have moved into the nests built for them on the front of the dairy itself; Over last weekend, three chaffinch chicks were found […]