Wildlife of the Rodwell Trail
birds seen from the trail in 2018


43 species so far this year

Great Northern Diver
Black-necked Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Little Grebe
Cormorant
Shag
Dark-bellied Brent Goose
Goosander
Red-breasted Merganser
Eider
Sparrowhawk
Oystercatcher
Black-headed Gull
Mediterranean Gull >
Common Gull
Herring Gull >
Great Black-backed Gull
Guillemot
Razorbill
Wood Pigeon
Feral Pigeon
Collared Dove
Wren
Dunnock >
Robin
Blackbird
Song Thrush
Blackcap
Long-tailed Tit
Coal Tit
Blue Tit
Great Tit
Magpie
Raven
Jackdaw >
Carrion Crow
Starling
House Sparrow >
Chaffinch
Bullfinch
Greenfinch
Goldfinch




Black-necked Grebe eating pipefish, Underbarn Beach, 14 January 2018





January 14th
The black-necked grebe at Sandsfoot Beach was filmed with a pipefish this morning. On the trail a great spotted woodpecker was at Old Castle Road and a green woodpecker was heard at Rodwell Halt.

January 3rd
A close black-necked grebe was seen just away from the trail at Sandsfoot Beach with a jay and calling green woodpecker nearby. On the trail all was quiet in the windy conditions but a great spotted woodpecker was heard at Rodwell Halt.