Birding Notes for years beyond 1988



11th February 1991

Fieldfare seen around bushes at back of house. Stayed for about 3 hours.

14th February 1991

Four siskin feeding on alder along Crookesmoor Road.

27th May 1991

Hen harrier up Westend Valley: "jangling" so probably an escapee.
No sign of peregrines at Alport Towers this year.

20th September 1991

Swallow flying south over Carson Road.

4th April 1993

Pair of jays on university tennis courts.

6th July 1993

Single tawny owl in Crookesmoor Road wood, morning and evening.

9th July 1993

Whitethroat perched in Crookesmoor Road wood, morning.

August 2002

Chiffchaff heard on occasions down Northumberland Road.

29th July 2005

Goldfinch by Town Hall toilets.