Weekend Walk – Chouet – 26th March

14 people gathered at a sunny but breezy and chilly Chouet car park for a walk around the headland and then west to Pembroke and back via the common.

A total of 28 species were logged, the highlight for a number of those present being the Fieldfare spotted in the corner of the golf driving range.

Blackbird (Turdus merula) Carrion Crow (Corvus corone) Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) Dunnock (Prunella modularis) Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris) Gannet (Morus bassanus) Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) Great Tit (Parus major) Greenfinch (Chloris chloris) House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) Linnet (Linaria cannabina) Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) Magpie (Pica pica) Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis) Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus) Robin (Erithacus rubecula) Shag (Gulosus aristotelis) Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos) Stock Dove (Columba oenas) Stonechat (Saxicola rubicola) Turnstone (Arenaria interpres) Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe) Woodpigeon (Columba palumbus) Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes)

Turnstones
Lesser Black-backed Gull with Herring Gull laying down
Greenfinch – male with nesting material