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Archive of posts tagged spotted flycatcher

Summer bird survey results published

by Rod Kebble The results of the sixth Pierrepont Farm summer bird survey, conducted on 10th and 22nd June by members of the monitoring group, are published today. It is thought that two pairs of redstarts are nesting in Tankersford Wood and that spotted flycatchers have taken up residence in some abandoned buildings near the […]

Bashed bird boxes
buffed up, woodpeckers acquitted

by Brian Lavers A mixture of indolence and forgetfulness resulted in the Pierrepont bird nestboxes being subjected to their annual clearout in January rather than during the previous and more usual November. A total of 39 ‘small hole’ boxes were checked in the Tankersford and Wey woods. All these have a mixture of one inch […]