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Bohemian Waxwing - Bombycilla garrulus

Greater Canada Goose - Branta canadensis

Common Toad - Bufo bufo

This is a BAP listed species. During spring Toads can be seen walking back to the ponds to spawn.

Buzzard - Buteo buteo

Roe Deer - Capreolus capreolus

This male Roe Deer, in velvet , was seen at the stone pile He was feeding on the Hawthorn tree.

Their favourite places are around the far side of the lake and the woodland.

Nightjar - Caprimulgus europaeus

Redpoll - Carduelis cabaret

Conifers, alders and birches are the favourite habitat of the Lesser Redpoll. Their diet is mainly seeds but sometimes supplemented by insects and their larvae.

Linnet - Carduelis cannabina

Goldfinch - Carduelis carduelis

Flocks of Golfinches can be seen feeding on thistle seeds.

Greenfinch - Carduelis chloris

Greenfinch can have two to three broods a year, so the noisy young may be heard demanding food throughout the summer.

Common Redpoll - Carduelis flammea

Siskin - Carduelis spinus

These birds may be seen flitting through the conifers feeding from the pine cones. The nest is made from small lichen covered twigs bound with grass, moss and some plant fibres and wool. It is lined with hair and thistledown, and three to five pale blue speckled eggs are laid in it in April or May. It takes two weeks for the eggs to hatch and the male feeds them for the first week then the female helps until they fledge a further week later.

Treecreeper - Certhia familiaris

Black-headed Gull - Chroicocephalus ridibundus

Dipper - Cinclus cinclus

These birds are shy but have been seen along Risedale Beck and at the weir.

Hen Harrier - Circus cyaneus

Hawfinch - Coccothraustes coccothraustes

Stock Dove - Columba oenas

Wood Pigeon - Columba palumbus

Common Raven - Corvus corax

Carrion Crow - Corvus corone

Rook - Corvus frugilegus

Jackdaw - Corvus monedula

European Bullhead - Cottus gobio

Cuckoo - Cuculus canorus

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