John and Margaret Wright
Lancs. BB7 9ED
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Wildlife at Cobden Farm
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We are RSPB members…so there are bird books and magazines to read. You can bird spot at breakfast time as feeders hanging in nearby trees attract lots of different birds and we have binoculars for guests to borrow www.rspb.org.uk.
||Robin, sparrow, dunnock, nut hatch (first time seen 2008), blue tit,
coal tit, great tit, long tailed tit,
great spotted woodpecker, magpie (but not much since put rails round feeder),
Pigeons - nesting in a farm building - have moved onto the farm
|Blackbird, starling, fieldfare, pied and grey wagtails
Swallow (This year, the first swallows arrived on April 5 -
four days later than in 2008, which was a record).
Crow, magpie, jackdaw
Bats - in summer only
The barn was a maternity unit this spring with several pairs of
swallows nesting, plus collar doves and a pair of jackdaws.
||A pair of moorhens (taken up residence late 2008) has
produced nine chicks which are now running - and swimming -
round the pond
Wild ducks - maybe returning ones - and drakes
Cormorant (autumn 2008)
A pair of gooseanders - which, like the heron and cormorant, are
after our four remaining fat trout.
& house windows)
Birding in Bowland Leaflet (PDF 5.5mb)