There are many ducks on gatley carrs photograph of green headed duck

Birds, Ducks & Geese

These are some of the wide variety of birds, ducks and geese that can be seen on Gatley Carrs during different seasons of the year.  Click on the first image to activate the display gallery.

Blackbird  (Turdus merula)

Blackbird (Turdus merula)

Black Cap (Sylvia atricapilla)

Black Cap (Sylvia atricapilla)

Red Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus)

Red Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus) Image courtesy of Paul Brewster

Buzzard (Buteo beuteo)

Buzzard (Buteo beuteo). Image Source

Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)

Carrion Crow (Corvus corone). Image Source.

Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)

Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita). Image Source.

Dipper (Cinclus cinclus)

Dipper (Cinclus cinclus).  Image Courtesy of Paul Brewster.

Collard Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)

Collard Dove (Streptopelia decaocto). Image courtesy of Dave Winston

Stock Dove (Columba oenas)

Stock Dove (Columba oenas)

Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)

Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla). Finch Family. Image Courtesy of Paul Brewster.

Male Greenfinch (Carduelis chloris)

Male Greenfinch (Carduelis chloris) Image Source

Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)

Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)

Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) Summer Plumage Bird

Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) Summer Plumage, photograph by Dave Winston at Shell Nature Reserve

Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)

Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea). Image Source

Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)

Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus). Image courtesy of Peter Owen.

Common Kingfisher  (Alcedo atthis).

Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis). Photograph by Keith Huxley, local twitcher. This image was not taken on The Carrs, but during one of his visits to Cilgerran Wildlife Park, Cardigan, Ceridigion.  If you are lucky you can see Kingfishers on The Carrs.

Jay (Garrulus glandarius)

Jay (Garrulus glandarius). Image Source

Ring-necked parakeet (Psittacula krameri)

Ring-necked parakeet (Psittacula krameri)

Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus)

Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus)

Robin (Erithacus rubecula)

Robin (Erithacus rubecula). Image Source

Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)

Snipe (Gallinago gallinago).  Sandpipers and allies family.

Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)

Starling (Sturnus vulgaris). Image Source

Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

Swallow (Hirundo rustica). Image Source

Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)

Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)

Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus)

Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus)

Coal Tit (Periparus ater)

Coal Tit (Periparus ater). Image courtesy of Peter Owen

Great Tit (Parus major)

Great Tit (Parus major). Image Source

Long-Tailed Tit (Aegithalos caudatus)

Long-Tailed Tit (Aegithalos caudatus)

Common Whitethroat (Sylvia communis) Photograph by Steve Garvey

Common Whitethroat (Sylvia communis)

Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)

Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)Image source

Goldcrest (Regulus regulus)

Goldcrest (Regulus regulus).  Warbler Family.

Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea)

Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea)

Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus)

Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus). Image courtesy of Paul Brewster

Whitethroat (Sylvia communis).

Whitethroat (Sylvia communis). Image Courtesy of Paul Brewster.

Great Spotted Woodpecker

Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major). Photo courtesty of Paul Brewster.

Coot.  Photograph courtesy of John Pollard

Coot (Fulica)

Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)

Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis) Image Source

Mallard Duckling.  Photograph courtesy of James Lees

Mallard Duckling (Anas platyrhynchos)

Male and Female Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

Male and Female Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos). Image Source

Moorhen (Gallinula chlorropus)

Moorhen (Gallinula chlorropus). Image Source

Canada Geese with goslings (Branta canadensis).  Photo courtesy of John Pollard

Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) and goslings

Teal (Anas crecca)

Teal (Anas crecca)

Tawny Owl (Strix aluco)

Tawny Owl (Strix aluco). This is the first time in over a decade that a Tawny Owl has been seen on The Carrs. Fingers crossed they might occupy the owl box we put up above the Lorna Grove steps in 2006. Image Source