Hannah Forshaw, Education Officer at the The Woodlands Farm Trust on Shooters Hill, which straddles the Bexley/Greenwich border, reports that the count was conducted on 2 days in case weather stopped things. However, the team managed to get a range of species both days. They will only be submitting data for the 9th of February, but is good for the Farm to see what is around.
Monday 9th February
1 Black headed gull, 2 Blackbirds, 11 Carrion Crows, 6 Common Gulls, 5 Long tailed tits, 18 Magpies, 2 Ring Necked Parakeets, 1 Green Woodpecker, 5 Greenfinch, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Stock dove, 38 Wood pigeon, 2 Feral Pigeon.
Tuesday 10th February
1 Blackbird, 3 Blue tits, 5 Carrion crows, 8 Common Gull, 1 Great tit, 1 Lesser black backed gull, 12 Magpies, 3 Ring necked parakeet, 1 Robin, 3 Greenfinch, 60 Wood pigeon.
More survey dates are expected to be announced in due course.
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