Tuesday, 8 October 2013
Monday, 24 June 2013
2 volunteers from the RSPB walked round the farm early one morning last week. During their final walk this year they saw the following birds; curlews, redshank, oyster catchers, lapwings, a great spotted woodpecker, pied wagtails, skylarks, buzzards, goldfinch, chiff chaff, swallows, house martins, chaffinches, along with many pheasants, and partridges. There are also many grey hares.
Monday, 3 June 2013
A second survey of the land at Broadgate Farm was completed today by RSPB volenteers. During their walk this morning their sightings included the following; All five waders (curlews, oyster catchers, snipe, lapwing and redshank), many lapwing and curlew chicks were seen. There were also buzzards, long tailed tits, goldfinch, bullfinch, swallows, house martins, jackdaws, great spotted wood pecker, pied wagtail, chiff chaff. There are many brown hares and a deer was seen grazing in a meadow along with the pheasants and partridge. They are looking forward to our next visit in another few weeks to complete this years survey.
Saturday, 20 April 2013
Friday, 19 April 2013
Early this morning 2 volenteers from the RSPB walked round the fields at Broadgate Farm as part of this years lapwing survey. They saw some interesting sightings including the following birds:- Curlews, Lapwings, Snipe, Oyster Catchers, Whimbrels, a Greater Spotted Woodpecker, Jays, Long Tailed Tits, a Buzzard, Cahffinches, and Chiff Chaffs. They also saw many pheasants, partridge and hares.