Birds seen and heard 11/1/13

In December we moved from the South West side of Manchester to the South East. Our old place was in gardens surrounded by a number a huge old trees which made a great habitat for various types of bird. Our new flat is much more urban but there is a really splendid park nearby; Birchfields Park which dates back to the 1880s so I been heading there a few times a week to carry on my work with drawing bird sound.

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So far have heard and seen:

Crow (Corvus Corone Corone)

Magpie (Pica Pica)

Jay (Garrulus Glandarius)

Blackbird (Turdus Merula)

Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla Flava)

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopus Minor)

Nuthatch (Sitta Eurpaea)

Blue Tit (Parus Caeruleus)

Sparrow (Passer Domesticus/Montanus?)

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