Report on Birdwatching Walk 14/09/18

This walk on Hankley Common (North end) was the first of the new 2018/19 season.  A good number of the Group turned up, on a fine if cloudy day.  There were not very many birds to be seen, but we did note lots of coal tits, several Dartford Warblers, a...
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Birdwatching Walk at Farnham Heath 13th April

Although the weather was a bit dull, we were greeted by a calling cuckoo that sat in a tree, in full view for some while.  Several tree pipits sang and parachuted during our walk round the Reserve and at least one willow warbler was seen, along with chiffchaffs and stonechats. ...
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Birdwatching Walk at Hankley Common, 9th March

Although the weather was rather dull and cool, a good-sized group of us enjoyed a pleasant walk around the southern end of the Common starting at Pitch Place.  We were greeted by a great spotted woodpecker and came upon many coal tits and goldcrests in the woods.  It was good...
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U3A Birdwatching at Royal Common 9th February

                              Those of us who were available had a pleasant walk through Royal Common and up to Forked Pond.  The weather was rather cool, but remained dry.  Great spotted woodpecker, treecreepers and several goldcrests were seen along the paths, while five female goosanders showed briefly on the Pond.  On the...
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Birdwatching Walk at Puttenham Common, 12th January 2018

It was a rather dull and gloomy morning and a somewhat reduced group met in the car park.  We started at Cutt Mill Pond where an impressive number of goosanders, male and female, showed off.  Several colourful mandarin ducks could be seen on the far side.  On the Tarn we...
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