Ulnes Walton Raven roost !!

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gary lilley
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Ulnes Walton Raven roost !!

Post by gary lilley » Mon Dec 02, 2019 5:07 pm

A great count of 14 raven this morning seen at first light ( probably roosting near to the prison ) the birds circled around for a few moments before dispersing ( 4 birds stayed in the area ) also seen sparrowhawk , buzzard , 1 heron , 15 lt tit , bullfinch , 1 snipe , 4 lapwing , 50 woodpigeon , 30 redwing , several blackbird , 1 song thrush .

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Re: Ulnes Walton Raven roost !!

Post by Paul Davenport » Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:22 pm

Are they in the heavily wooded area between the old covered tip and the prison grounds Gary?

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Re: Ulnes Walton Raven roost !!

Post by gary lilley » Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:34 pm

Most likely Paul i only spotted the birds near to ulnes walton lane , ive heard of a large corvid roost in that area in previous years though .

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Re: Ulnes Walton Raven roost !!

Post by gary lilley » Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:44 pm

No sign of any raven over the last 2 days :? although a corvid flock was seen in the distance over the prison , male sparrowhawk caught a song thrush this morning but the the thrush managed to escape , 2 buzzard , 1 kestrel , redwings , bullfinch .

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