Sightings

As well as our Wardens and volunteers from Wensum Valley Bird Watching Society reporting their sightings, regular visitors to Pensthorpe keep us up to date with what they have spotted.

Reserve records – February 2019: 

Species  
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
Greylag Goose Anser anser
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis
Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca
Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata
Wigeon Anas penelope
Gadwall Anas strepera
Teal Anas crecca
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Pintail Anas acuta
Shoveler Anas clypeata
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina
Pochard Aythya ferina
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa
Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
Bittern Botaurus stellaris
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Red Kite Milvus milvus
Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus
Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
Buzzard Buteo buteo
Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Peregrine Falco peregrinus
Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Coot Fulica atra
Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Common Gull Larus canus
Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
Stock Dove Columba oenas
Woodpigeon Columba palumbus
Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto
Barn Owl Tyto alba
Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Green Woodpecker Picus viridis
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major
Magpie Pica pica
Jay Garrulus glandarius
Jackdaw Corvus monedula
Rook Corvus frugilegus
Carrion Crow Corvus corone
Goldcrest Regulus regulus
Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus
Great Tit Parus major
Coal Tit Periparus ater
Marsh Tit Poecile palustris
Cetti’s Warbler Cettia cetti
Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus
Nuthatch Sitta europaea
Treecreeper Certhia familiaris
Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
Starling Sturnus vulgaris
Blackbird Turdus merula
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
Redwing Turdus iliacus
Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus
Robin Erithacus rubecula
Dunnock Prunella modularis
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla
Greenfinch Chloris chloris
Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
Siskin Carduelis spinus
Linnet Carduelis cannabina
Mealy Redpoll Carduelis flammea
Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella
Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus
Common Frog Rana temporaria
Western Honey Bee Apis mellifera
Whirlygig beetle Gyrinus natator
Brimstone Gonepteryx rhamni
Small Tortoiseshell Aglais urticae
Water hog louse Asselus aquaticus
freshwater shrimp Gammarus pulex
Roe Deer Capreolus capreolus
Muntjac Deer Muntiacus reevesi
Brown Hare Lepus euopaeus
Water Vole Arvicola terrestris
Grey Squirrel Sciurus carolinensis
Slow Worm Anguis fragilis
Common Water Boatman Corixa punctata
Gerris lacustris Gerris lacustris
Primrose Primula vulgaris
Snowdrop Galanthus nivalis
Common Duckweed Lemna minor