Twelve attendees made the special effort to join the Biodiversity Team at 5am on Sunday 1st May for a dawn chorus walkabout as part of International Dawn Chorus Day. The morning was crisp with a light frosting on the ground as the birds joined in chorus. We heard wren, chiff-chaff, great tit, blackbird, robin and a drumming woodpecker were all heard, as we wandered through the sun glazed woodland.
More human chatter concerned the state of the house sparrow as well as current work and future plans for the woodland. The sun had fully announced itself by 7am when the walk came to an end and a second breakfast called.
A big thank you to all who shared the occasion with us and made the event a very enjoyable one.
Alex Draper – Biodiversity Project Officer