New Forest winter birds survey

 

Great Grey Shrike by Richard BondThis winter survey was originally aimed at surveying Great Grey Shrikes. However, it has evolved into coordinated, monthly searches between October and March for Great Grey Shrike and other rare, and not so rare species in the New Forest.

Additional observers are needed to cover some areas of the Forest. If you think you can help, please contact Martin Orchard-Webb ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).

 

Latest results

 

Below are the results for the survey, for winter 2017/2018, carried out in January. 

 

 

NFWBS 2017 - 2018         Monthly Totals        
  Oct   Nov   Dec   Jan   Feb   Mar
  No. Sites No. Sites No. Sites No. Sites No. Sites No. Sites
Blackbird 142 27 343 33 429 30 423 33        
Brambling 2 1 0 0 3 2 21 2        
Bullfinch 13 8 29 13 54 18 52 14        
Buzzard 28 12 32 22 34 21 19 12        
Carrion Crow 391 31 496 31 488 30 325 32        
Chaffinch 202 26 170 24 208 22 172 23        
Crossbill 2 2 0 0 1 1 17 2        
Curlew 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1        
Dartford Warbler 40 17 53 20 31 16 20 11        
Fieldfare 8 2 745 21 249 18 299 15        
Goshawk 1 1 2 2 1 1 3 1        
Great Grey Shrike 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1        
Great White Egret 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0        
Green Woodpecker 14 13 35 13 18 10 28 16        
Hawfinch 1 1 2 2 5 2 50 4        
Hen Harrier 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1        
Jack Snipe 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0        
Kestrel 13 10 13 12 15 12 7 6        
Lapwing 11 2 0 0 0 0 26 4        
Lesser Redpoll 174 1 72 7 76 5 10 3        
Linnet 137 10 106 5 57 3 7 1        
Little Egret 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0        
Marsh Tit 6 4 8 4 6 4 10 7        
Meadow Pipit 407 34 194 25 85 24 155 26        
Merlin 2 1 0 0 2 2 5 4        
Mistle Thrush 80 19 62 24 79 21 90 25        
Peregrine 0 0 4 4 4 4 1 1        
Raven 18 8 19 14 20 12 14 8        
Redwing 168 13 1861 29 640 25 543 23        
Reed Bunting 6 4 23 10 19 11 27 8        
Ring Ouzel 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0        
Siskin 22 6 10 5 19 4 20 4        
Skylark 23 6 9 3 0 0 1 1        
Snipe 9 6 17 7 22 9 12 9        
Sparrowhawk 2 2 2 2 4 3 3 3        
Stonechat 161 29 70 21 16 10 34 17        
Teal 0 0 0 0 7 1 5 1        
Woodcock 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 3        
Woodlark 14 5 1 1 0 0 1 1        
Yellowhammer 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0        
                         
People 582   637   593   470          
Dogs 255   332   314   278