We met at 8:30am in bright sunshine and we had excellent weather all morning. A good morning’s birding followed having good views of all the key Padley species including Wood Warbler. We finished at Grindleford Station around noon for the customary brunch.
A full list of species seen was as follows:-
Common Crow, Jay, Jackdaw, Magpie, Woodpigeon, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Blackcap, Whitethroat, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Wood Warbler, Robin, Wren, Whinchat, Dunnock, Spotted Flycatcher, Pied Flycatcher, Goldcrest, House Sparrow, Greenfinch, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Linnet, Blue Tit, Coal Tit, Great Tit, Cuckoo, Redstart, Whinchat, Pheasant, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, Swallow, House Martin, Meadow Pipit, Tree Pipit, Pied Wagtail, Tree Creeper, Mallard.