Date Details Sitename
Sunday 24 May

Westley Heights 07:00 to 09:15, Cloudy, cool. Becoming sunnier& warmer.
2 Buzzard (Adult with nearby nest. One young calling.) 1 Green Woodpecker 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Two calling in Hall Wood. One active nest behind the Crown. Fourth found in C. Park this season.) 2 Swallow (At least.) 3 House Martin 1 Mistle Thrush 2 Song Thrush (Singing males.) 1 Goldcrest (Singing Male.. ) 6 Nuthatch (Pair visiting nest hole in The Park. At least one young visible at entrance. Adult collecting food in Coombe Wood. At least one adult & one fledged young in Hall Wood.) 2 Goldfinch (At least. Pair, Dry Street meadow.) 1 Spotted Flycatcher (Coombe Wood.) [Andrew Cox]

Westley Heights
Saturday 23 May

Westley Heights 09:15 to 10:30, Sun & clouds. Breezy.
1 Red Kite 1 Green Woodpecker 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker (One active nest, top of Hall Wood. Third nest located this year so far.) 2 Mistle Thrush 5 Song Thrush (Including an adult with two young. Two other singing males.) 1 Goldcrest (Singing Male.) 1 Coal Tit 4 Nuthatch (Pair with at least two fledged young. Close to nest hole, horse paddock territory.) 1 Goldfinch [Andrew Cox]

Westley Heights
Friday 22 May

Westley Heights 07:15 to 09:00, Cloudy, breezy, warm. Some sun.
3 Green Woodpecker 6 Great Spotted Woodpecker (At least. Including two occupied nests.) 4 Swallow (Two pairs, Dry Street site.) 5 Song Thrush (At least. Two singing males, one juv.) 2 Mistle Thrush 1 Goldcrest (Singing Male.) 2 Treecreeper (At least. Two singing males.) 3 Nuthatch (At least. One adult visiting nest in The Park. At least two in trees close to nest site near paddock.) 1 Goldfinch [Andrew Cox]

Westley Heights
Monday 18 May

Westley Heights 07:00 to 08:00, Sunny, warm.
3 Green Woodpecker 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Whitethroat (Singing males.) [Andrew Cox]

Westley Heights
Saturday 16 May

Westley Heights 07:15 to 07:15, Cloudy, some sun.
2 Green Woodpecker 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Goldcrest 1 Spotted Flycatcher (Coombe Wood.) 1 Coal Tit 1 Treecreeper (Singing Male.) 1 Nuthatch (Bringing food to nest hole. Third nest in The Park. Possibly both the pair doing so.) [Andrew Cox]

Westley Heights
Friday 15 May

Westley Heights 06:45 to 06:45, Sunny, becoming warm.
2 Green Woodpecker (Calling.) 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Drumming.) 3 Swallow (At least. Dry Street territory.) 4 Whitethroat (Singing males.) 1 Coal Tit 3 Nuthatch (Pair bringing food (caterpillars & insects)& removing fecal sacs, paddock nest. One bringing food to nest in Hall Wood.) 2 Goldfinch (At least. Feeding in Dry Street meadow.) [Andrew Cox]

Westley Heights
Wednesday 13 May

Westley Heights 07:15 to 07:15, Sunny, cool breeze. Hall Wood only.
1 Green Woodpecker (Calling.) 1 Whitethroat (Singing male, edge of wood.) 1 Nuthatch (Passed food item into nest, but did not enter. Preened afterwards.) [Andrew Cox]

Westley Heights
Sunday 10 May

Westley Heights 07:00 to 07:00, Sun & clouds. Breezy.
3 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (At least.) 1 Mistle Thrush (Singing Male.) 1 Whitethroat (Singing male. Coombe Wood.) 1 Firecrest (Singing male, Coombe Wood.) 1 Coal Tit (Singing Male.) 2 Treecreeper (Separate locations.) 2 Nuthatch (Pair at new nest hole in The Park. Third located this year. In an ash tree, close to site used last year. One bird came with food & entered the nest. Not seen to leave. Another came & passed food into the nest without entering. A starling also came & inspected the nesthole.) [Andrew Cox]

Westley Heights
Thursday 07 May

Westley Heights 07:00 to 07:00, Sunny, becoming warm.
4 Green Woodpecker 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker 3 Swallow (At least.) 6 Whitethroat (Singing males.) 1 Coal Tit 4 Long-tailed Tit (At least.) 1 Treecreeper (Singing Male.) 2 Nuthatch (At least. One visiting nest hole near paddocks. Possibly both birds: one seen carrying green caterpillers into nest & leaving. Very shortly, it or the other brought a dark coloured insect; possibly a beetle. In Hall Wood, one bird was collecting food items close to the nest & then passing them into the nest hole. Did not enter. Could not see the bird being fed.) 1 Greenfinch (Singing male.) 2 Goldfinch (At least.) 1 Common Tern (Flying over recreation ground.) [Andrew Cox]

Westley Heights
Tuesday 05 May

Westley Heights 07:00 to 07:00, Sun & cloud. Breezy, cool.
2 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Swift 3 Swallow (Hawking low over meadows.) 4 Song Thrush 5 Whitethroat (Singing males.) 1 Garden Warbler (Singing Male.) 1 Firecrest (Singing male, near car park.) 1 Treecreeper 2 Nuthatch (Pair visiting nest with food. Fecal sacs removed.) 4 Goldfinch (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Westley Heights