A calling and drumming Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (heard from the Slangs) maintained this species status at the farm as 'just about annual'.
Canons Farm: 2 CORMORANT, 1 MALLARD, 2 SPARROWHAWK, 2 KESTREL, 3 PHEASANT, ROSE-RINGED PARAKEET, 3 GREEN WOODPECKER, 3 GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER, 1 LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER (heard from the bottom of Slangs, also seen in neighbouring Chiphouse Wood, 83rd species recorded this year), LITTLE OWL (Bog Field), 10 STOCK DOVE, 5 SKYLARK, 3 ROOK, LONG-TAILED TIT, 4 NUTHATCH, 3 BLACKCAP, 2 CHIFFCHAFF, 4 GOLDFINCH, 5 LINNET, YELLOWHAMMER
|Spot the Little Owls - there are two of them! 13/04/16 (Duncan Jennings)|
Other wildlife: The first Small White of the year was on the wing.
|Small White 13/04/16 (Duncan Jennings)|
Observers: Duncan Jennings, Ian Magness