Category Archives: Bird Watch

Birding Walk – 17th May

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The Sound of the Birds

We had a beautiful morning this morning for our walk through the Park with birder Linda Jenkinson of Start Birding  Linda pointed out the different bird calls she heard, and gave us an idea of the differences and how to … Continue reading

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Five Places Left on Birding Walk -11 May

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Wild About Gardens – by Chris Parapia

A good number of Friends of Parkinson’s Park turned out on Saturday 26th October as part of the RHS Community Initiative ” Wild About Gardens” week. We were very fortunate to have received 500 free crocus bulbs from the RHS … Continue reading

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Bird Watch – A Dancing Heron And Other Winter Wonders by Darren Shepherd

Hello.  I am finally stirring from my winter slumber, and the over indulgences of Christmas!  The shortest day has been and gone,  and we can look forward to warmer weather next week. The highlight of the birds seen in the … Continue reading

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Bird Watch – Nuts About Nuthatches by Darren Shepherd

Well,  the summer is officially over, and,  as we move into autumn,  the post breeding tits, and other small insectivorous  birds,  start to roam  the countryside in flocks.  These flocks find Parkinsons Park much to their liking, with the wealth … Continue reading

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Bird Watch – Gone But Not Forgotten, by Darren Shepherd

Hello again and welcome to the next bird watch post. This post is about some very rare birds that took up residence on the Bellway building site a few years back, but have now gone. The first bird is the … Continue reading

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Bird Watch – See What You Missed!! by Darren Shepherd

Well, the Jubilee picnic is over and its time for the latest installment of bird watch. The bird watch event at the picnic, didn’t last very long I’m afraid, as other activities took centre stage; we’ll improve the signage next … Continue reading

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Bird Watch – Dawn Chorus by Darren Shepherd

This morning I met up with David Myers to make a film of the bird life in the park singing one of nature’s glories of this time of the year – the dawn chorus. We met at 5am; the weather … Continue reading

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Bird Watch – Birdsong

You can listen to the Park’s birdsong on You Tube, or better still, take an early morning stroll and hear the real thing – hope there is not too much snow over Easter !!  Thanks to one of the Friends … Continue reading

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