A few of the Birds that you might see on this walk:

goldfinch bird on branch stump
wren on small branch
 I love these brightly coloured birds.  They are often seen in small flocks.  They can be seen a lot in the Autumn on this walk, getting the seeds out of the old heads of the knapweed flowers.   The wren is a very pretty wee brown bird.  I can often hear it's song and chattering before I see it.  They jump about the places such as piles of sticks and walls. Often appearing on the tallest part to see what is going on.
Blue tit
 blue tit bird on snowy will twigs  robin sitting on frosty tree stump
 A pretty wee bird.  Easy to spot with it's bright colour.  They jump and flit about the twigs of trees often hanging upside down to get to their food.  Our robin is a very familiar bird and very easy to get a lovely photo of.  You can hear them and see them all year round but they are more noticeable in the winter with their bright colours and songs.
 Heron  Great tit
heron among brown grasses   great tit bird sitting on old branch
 The heron is a large tall bird.  I usually see them at the water but also the farm fields, they eat rodents as well as fish.  They stand extremely still and quiet for a long time while waiting to catch something.  The great tit is a bigger bird than the blue tit.  You can tell it by the thick black line down it's front.  You can hear their alarm calls when near them.
 Kingfisher  Blackbird
 kingfisher on twigs with pink flowers behind  blackbird among brown dead leaves
 The beautiful kingfisher is stunning and a real treat to see.  Mostly I see just a flash of electric blue zooming along, low down the banks of the river as they speed past.  Occasionally I am lucky enough to see them sitting.  They sit on a perch often a small branch or twig and wait to catch a fish then dive with an incredible force and power.  Blackbirds can be seen often pecking away among the ground leaves for food.  They have a lovely bright  yellow ring around their eye that matches their beak colour.  If you hear loud rustling under the hedges and bushes it is often a blackbird.
 Yellowhammer  Magpie
yellowhammer birds sitting on top of bushes with blue sky   magpie on bush with red berries
 There are often a number of yellowhammers together in the same area.  They are easy to see with their bright yellow colour.  Usually one will be at the top of the small trees and bushes looking out.  They have a distinctive song.
I never used to see magpies around here.  Now they are quite common.  Although they look black and white they actually have a beautiful blue on them as well.
 Long tailed tit  Woodpecker
longtailed tit on old dead tree stump  woodpecker on branches among oak leaves 
 The long tailed tits flit around from twig, branch and tree to tree in flocks.  They have small bodies with a pink tinge to them and tails that are longer than their bodies.  They are difficult to get a photo of as they are often high up in the trees and rarely stay still for long.  I often hear woodpeckers but they are harder to see, often high up in the trees.  The best way to spot them is when they fly to the next tree as their bright colours catch the eye.  The ones I see on this walk are greater spotted woodpecker they have bright red on them.
 Buzzard  Coal tit
buzzard sitting on top of hedge  coal tit bird on small branch 
 The buzzards have a very distinctive whistling call.  When you hear it look up in the sky and you will most probably see a buzzard soaring above.  The coal tit is a lovely wee bird, smaller and not so colourful as some of the others.
 chaffinch bird sitting on stone  2 sandpipers on large old tree branch in river
 The chaffinch is a beautiful bird.  The one in this photo is the male which has brighter colours than the browner female.  I am always surprised to see the patch of green that is on it's back between where it's wings are folded.  In the summer you can see the sandpipers.  They have a sharp pitched 3 whistle call.  They are seen at the water edges often on a small rock or log.
 Mute swan  Oyster catcher

mute swan with cygnets in river 
oyster catchers on grass 
 It is lovely to see the swans on this walk.  There aren't many but we often get a nesting pair.  They are mostly mute swans here, although I have seen a whooper swan.  The one in the picture, with it's orange bill is a mute swan.  Although they don't make a honking noise like other swans, if you listen you can hear them making whistling sounds to each other with the young and hissing when danger is about.  For a few months you can see and hear the oyster catchers with their loud calls and brightly coloured bill and legs. 
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