Report on Birdwatching Walk at Puttenham

There was a good attendance for our walk on Puttenham Common 11 th January.  The weather was rather dull but not too cold.  We started well with three goosanders on Cutt Mill Pond, along with several mandarin and tufted ducks.  Then we found a lovely kingfisher perched by the Tarn.  It...
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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 few...
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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.  Great...
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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 to...
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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 return...
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