This event had been scheduled for the Saturday morning but had to be postponed due to strong winds from 'Storm Hannah'. Fortunately our bird expert & broadcaster Ed Drewitt and most of those who had booked were able to join us a day later for a 5.00am start.
We started on the Field with Blackbirds singing in (not quite) the dead of night near the streetlights, one being clearly visible on a house roof. We then moved to the Nature Reserve to admire the view over the City and listen to a range of birds as the dawn chorus reached its peak.
As we moved round the Hill some of the birds quietened down as they started feeding and we were able to pick out the sounds of (and sometimes see) individual birds more clearly.
This event was part of the City Nature Challenge 26-29 April 2019
Full list of birds heard or seen and submitted to the City Nature Challenge:
Funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund thanks to National Lottery players, as part of our Ways to Nature Project
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