Trip report: Coach Trip to Minsmere

A total of 88 species were seen at Minsmere including Bar headed goose, Dartford Warbler and Savi’s Warbler. An otter was also seen. A great effort by Tonbridge RSPB!

11 May 2019 

Birds seen:

House Martin; Blackcap; Chaffinch; Robin; Cuckoo; Garden Warbler; Pheasant; Blackbird; Wren; Blue tit; Cetti’s Warbler; Great Tit; Jackdaw; Wood Pigeon; Marsh Harrier; Whitethroat; Bearded Tit; Reed Warbler; Reed Bunting; Sedge Warbler; Great Crested Grebe; Cormorant; Bittern; Mute Swan; Water Rail; Black Headed Gull; Sand Martin; Mallard; Swift; Swallow; Moorhen; Mediterranean Gull; Magpie; Hobby; Carrion Crow; Oystercatcher; Sandwich Tern; Redshank; Little Tern; Shelduck; Avocet; Barnacle Geese; Knot; Canada Geese; Greylag Geese; Great Blackbacked Gull; Lesser Blackbacked Gull; Grey Heron; Lapwing; Coot; Egyptian Geese; Whimbrel; Gadwall; Shoveler; Green Woodpecker; Little Egret, Herring Gull; Goldfinch; Bullfinch; Black Tailed Godwit; Common Gull; Chiffchaff; Dunlin; Dunnock; Feral Pigeon; Greenfinch; Kittiwake; Lesser Whitethroat; Linnet; Pied Wagtail; Ring Plover; Starling; Stonechat; Little Grebe; Bar Headed Geese; Goldcrest; Dartford Warbler, Jay, Treecreeper, Buzzard, Song Thrush, Collared Dove, Stock Dove, Willow Warbler, Common Tern, Stonechat, Knot and Savi’s Warbler. (88)
Animals: Otter; Grey Squirrel; Rabbit:
Orange Tip Butterfly
Flowers: Bluebells; Ground Ivy; Gorse; Dandelion; Yellow Iris; Silverleaf; Jack by the Hedge; Daisy and Buttercup