Date Details Sitename
Wednesday 20 Mar

Shut Heath Wood NR EWT, Gt Totham 09:00 to 14:30, Overcast.
1 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Once through reserve entrance, on the left. Seen by N.Haswell also.) 2 Treecreeper 1 Tawny Owl (Holly tree by ant logs. Also seen by N.Haswell. ) 4 Coal Tit 6 Chaffinch (Criers Wood.) 1 Chiffchaff 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Along south ridge and right of reserve entrance. Also seen by N.Haswell.) [Nick Boxall]

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Tuesday 19 Mar

Shut Heath Wood NR EWT, Gt Totham 06:30 to 08:00, Mostly cloudy some sunshine 4c
1 Stock Dove (singing.) 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (flying over wood calling.) 1 Green Woodpecker 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (drumming.) 1 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (drumming in usual spot - just to left of entrance.) 1 Song Thrush (singing.) 2 Mistle Thrush (singing - 1 in Criers Wood.) 2 Chiffchaff (1 heard whilst watching another.) 2 Long-tailed Tit (pair.) 2 Coal Tit (pair.) 3 Treecreeper (at least - only one singing.) [Richard Gray]

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Thursday 14 Mar

Shut Heath Wood NR EWT, Gt Totham 10:00 to 11:00, Dry with some sunny spells
2 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (1 drumming in Criers Wood. 1 drumming then in flight near reserve gate) [Martin Iddon]

Shut Heath Wood NR EWT, Gt Totham
Sunday 10 Mar

Shut Heath Wood NR EWT, Gt Totham 06:45 to 09:00,
1 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Heard calling) 2 Treecreeper 2 Coal Tit 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Green Woodpecker 1 Mistle Thrush (Singing male) 1 Buzzard 2 Red-legged Partridge 1 Chaffinch 20 Blue Tit (Inspecting next holes) 20 Great Tit 10 Long-tailed Tit 1 Shelduck (Flying over) 4 Mallard 2 Cormorant (Flying over) 6 Carrion Crow 30 Jackdaw 6 Stock Dove (Calling males) [Tony Kennelly]

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Friday 08 Mar

Shut Heath Wood NR EWT, Gt Totham 08:30 to 10:45, Clear and sunny
2 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Left side immediately after entering. Calling and drumming. Still around when I left two hours later but towards the bench ) 1 Nuthatch 5 Goldfinch 1 Great Tit (Many seen) 1 Blue Tit (Many seen) 5 Coal Tit (Max seen together at one time) 1 Tawny Owl (Calling from trees behind ant logs. I failed to locate it) 3 Treecreeper (Max seen at one time ) 4 Long-tailed Tit 2 Green Woodpecker (Calling) 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker (At least. Drumming and calling actively) 2 Buzzard (Overhead) 1 Raven (Fly over called once, single bird) 3 Cormorant (Fly overs) 1 Woodcock (Watched foraging anongst the tree logs immediately right of the entrance gate for 3/4 minutes as I was leaving) 2 Mallard (Pair on the field as I arrived) 1 Skylark (Singing around the field at the back. Not seen ) 5 Jackdaw 1 Carrion Crow 1 Robin 8 Blackbird 3 Chaffinch (Seen separately ) 1 Jay 1 Pheasant 6 Wren (At least, singing throughout the wood) [Ian Dewsnap]

Shut Heath Wood NR EWT, Gt Totham 14:30 to 16:00, Grey. Started raining 3:50.
1 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (flew over my head near upturned farm machinery into wood near car park at 3:30) 2 Treecreeper 1 Raven (Calling from outside main wood near large house) 1 Nuthatch (Also calling from outside main wood) 2 Red-legged Partridge 3 Pheasant 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 10 Redwing (near upturned farm machinery) 1 Song Thrush 2 Great Tit 10 Blue Tit 2 Wren 2 Canada Goose 1 Little Egret (Flew over brigadier seat) 1 Bullfinch (near upturned farm machinery) 1 Buzzard [David Allen]

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Tuesday 05 Mar

Shut Heath Wood NR EWT, Gt Totham 10:30 to 12:00,
1 Goldcrest 2 Treecreeper 1 Nuthatch 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker ((no Lesser)) 5 Green Woodpecker (circa) 2 Buzzard [Paul Gymer]

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Wednesday 27 Feb

Shut Heath Wood NR EWT, Gt Totham 10:00 to 11:00, Dry with some sunny spells
2 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (1 drumming in Criers Wood. 1 drumming then in flight near reserve gate) [Martin Iddon]

Shut Heath Wood NR EWT, Gt Totham
Tuesday 26 Feb

Shut Heath Wood NR EWT, Gt Totham 10:10 to 12:45, Sunny, clear sky, warm.
7 Buzzard (Together over Beacon Hill area at end of visit.) 1 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (+. Heard only, drumming and calling from Shut Heath and Criers Wood. Male seen by Simon Patient.) 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (+. Pair seen and lots of drumming heard.) 1 Green Woodpecker (+. Heard only.) 1 Goldcrest (In garden in Goat Lodge Road.) 1 Nuthatch (+. Two pair seen by Simon Patient.) 5 Redwing (+.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Shut Heath Wood NR EWT, Gt Totham 09:00 to 13:00, D r y with sunny spells
2 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (One drumming by car parking. Another drumming then in flight) [Martin Iddon]

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Sunday 17 Feb

Shut Heath Wood NR EWT, Gt Totham 11:00 to 13:00, Calm clear skies
25 Blue Tit (Many all over the wood) 12 Great Tit 2 Coal Tit 4 Treecreeper (In different areas) 25 Redwing (Estimated) 1 Nuthatch (Seen and heard several times, possibly more than one bird but not able to confirm) 1 Buzzard 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (At least, one drumming) 1 Song Thrush (Singing not far from entrance) 2 Robin [Ian Dewsnap]

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Wednesday 24 Oct

Shut Heath Wood NR EWT, Gt Totham 09:40 to 11:05,
1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel (Chased off by crow.) 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Treecreeper 2 Jay [Malcolm Corbett]

Shut Heath Wood NR EWT, Gt Totham