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BIRDS AT THE GRANGE

Yes, Scarlet Macaws used to fly around the gardens at The Grange! Owned by Mrs Angeline Robinson who created the gardens.

The gardens at The Grange have mature trees within an area designated for wildlife and the birdlife has been recorded from 2012.

June 2016 Birds seen to date:


Blackbird
Blackcap
Blue Tit
Brambling
Bullfinch
Buzzard
Canada Goose
Carrion Crow
Chaffinch
Chiffchaff
Coal Tit
Collared Dove
Dunnock
Fieldfare
Goldcrest
Goldfinch
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Great Tit
Green Woodpecker
Greenfinch
Grey Heron
House Sparrow
Jackdaw
Jay (and albino Jay)
Kestrel
Kingfisher
Linnet
Little Egret
Long-tailed Tit
Magpie
Mallard
Mistle Thrush
Moorhen
Nuthatch
Pheasant
Pied Wagtail
Red-legged Partridge
Redwing
Robin
Rook
Siskin
Song Thrush
Sparrowhawk
Starling
Stock Dove
Tawny Owl (Heard frequently)
Treecreeper
Whitethroat
Willow Warbler
Woodpigeon
Wren

One of the bird boxes which was used by Great Tits in 2013. April 2013

Bird boxes have been placed around the site including four in the adjoining churchyard. In April 2013 two boxes are attracting attention. Since the there has been activity in the boxes but not always birds!

A bird box in the adjoining churchyard. Clare Court in the background. April 2013

Buzzard by the pond at The Grange. 2012

Young Buzzard enjoying its early days in The Grange garden. 2012

Two young buzzards in July 2013

The bird feeders are very popular with additional visitors! 2012

Song Thrush August 2013

Blackbird June 2013

With lots of lawned areas the foraging is good for thrushes and blackbirds.

Pheasants enjoy the gardens, especially in the winter months when up to 15 can be seen. 2014

The Red-legged Partridge outnumbered by the Pheasants. Aoril 2014

Two Red-legged Partridges are regular visitors in 2014

Not room for everyone! April 2014

The pheasant with part of her brood. June 2014

More young pheasants soon joined in. June 2014

Promenade of Pheasants November 2014

Jay in the newly planted Cider Press. November 2014

Photo: Sue Caddick

Mallard and young at the ground feeder. May 2015

Following Mum. May 2015

Canada Geese June 2015

Heading off to find a pond. June 2015

An albino jay has been a regular visitor but keeps within cover. February 2016

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