Bird List

BIRDS OF BROOK MEADOW

This is a complete list of the birds recorded on the Brook Meadow site since year 2000 including those flying overhead.  About 25 birds breed regularly or occasionally on the Brook Meadow site, including the surrounding woodlands and streams. Three of these are regular migrant summer visitors, Whitethroat, Blackcap and Chiffchaff.

LAST UPDATED – May 2020

Species Status
RESIDENTS + REGULARS = 34
Blackbird Resident Breeder
Blackcap Summer Breeder
Blue Tit Resident Breeder
Carrion Crow Resident Breeder
Cetti’s Warbler Regular visitor + breeder?
Chaffinch Resident Breeder
Chiffchaff Summer Breeder
Collared Dove Resident Breeder
Dunnock Resident Breeder
Goldcrest Resident Breeder
Goldfinch Resident Breeder
Great Tit Resident Breeder
Green Woodpecker Resident Breeder
Greenfinch Resident Breeder
Grey Heron Regular visitor
Grey Wagtail Resident Breeder?
Great Spotted Woodpecker Resident Breeder
House Sparrow Resident Breeder
Kestrel Regular visitor – breeder?
Kingfisher Regular winter visitor
Little Egret Regular visitor
Long-tailed Tit Resident Breeder
Magpie Resident Breeder
Mallard Resident Breeder
Moorhen Resident Breeder
Robin Resident Breeder
Song Thrush Resident Breeder
Starling Resident Breeder
Stock Dove Resident Breeder
Treecreeper Resident Breeder?
Water Rail Regular winter visitor
Whitethroat Summer Breeder
Woodpigeon Resident Breeder
Wren Resident Breeder

OCCASIONAL VISITORS = 11

Buzzard Occasional visitor
Coal Tit Occasional visitor
Coot Occasional visitor
Cormorant Occasional visitor
Jackdaw Occasional visitor
Jay Occasional visitor
Mistle Thrush Occasional visitor – has bred
Nuthatch Occasional Breeder
Pheasant Occasional visitor
Sparrowhawk Occasional visitor
Willow Warbler Occasional summer visitor

RARE VISITORS = 12

Bullfinch 10 Mar 2015
Cuckoo Rare summer visitor
Fieldfare Rare winter visitor
Firecrest 3 Jan 2013 – 13 Mar 2013
Pied Wagtail Rare visitor
Redwing Rare winter visitor
Reed Warbler Rare summer visitor
Sedge Warbler Rare summer visitor
Siberian Chiffchaff Dec 2014 – Feb 2015
Spotted Flycatcher Rare summer visitor
Turtle Dove 9 Jun – 30 Jun 2008
Siskin Rare visitor

ESCAPES = 2

Kookaburra 4-Jul + 6-Aug 2018
White-faced Whistling Duck 30-Apr 2005

FLY OVERS = 10

Black-headed Gull Common fly over
Great Black-backed Gull Occasional fly over
Herring Gull Regular Fly over
House Martin Occasional fly over
Lesser Black-backed Gull Occasional fly over
Mediterranean Gull Regular Fly over
Red Kite Occasional fly over
Rook Occasional fly over
Swallow Occasional fly over
Swift Occasional fly over

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