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The Gamekeeper’s Cottage                                 Suffolk Voted one of the ten best woodland retreats in September 2011
For more information call 01767 261407 or 07915615207 or email
The Gamekeeper’s Cottage                                 Suffolk Voted one of the ten best woodland retreats in September 2011
For more information call 01767 261407 or 07915615207 or email

This list has been compiled by my friends who are expert lifelong bird watching enthusiasts and lists all the birds they have seen at Gamekeeper’s and its garden. Their advice is to be familiar with bird songs as they locate many birds at the cottage from first recognising their calls.

Yellow hammer

Sparrow

Gold Finch

Green finch

Bull finch

Chaffinch

Robin

Coal tit

Long tailed tit

Blue tit

Great tit

Wren

Hedge sparrow

Buzzard

Kestrel

Pheasant

Red-legged partridge



Black bird

Song thrush

Mistle thrush

White throat

Lesser white throat (spring)

Black cap (spring)

Garden warbler (spring)

Nut hatch

Wagtail

Greater spotted woodpecker

Green woodpecker

Magpie

Jackdaw

Jay

Rook

Crow

Nightingale (rare)

Linnet


Winter possibilities: Red wing       Fieldfare

Rare: Kite overflying

Other Wildlife

Fallow deer (many white)…sometimes come on lawn

In the wood: Hares, woodcock, snipe, owls


Butterflies: Holly blue

Tortoiseshell

Comma

Common whites

Peacock

Admiral…red and white


Moths: Many for the enthusiast with right night equipment


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