Coombeswood is host to
lots of different bird species - some resident, some passing through on migration.
A number of
the species seen on Coombeswood are red status meaning that they are sadly no
longer common in the UK.
Coombeswood also attracts other flora and fauna all supporting its rich biodiversity. Ancient woodland and hedgerows feature within the site and play home to many different birds, insects and flowers. Coombeswood is known for rare butterflies and moths including the Green hairstreak and Meadow white.
ofCoombeswood Wedge in conjunction with the Woodland Trust will be working to
enhance the rich biodiversity of by means of replanting in some areas
to encourage and sustain the wealth of birds, butterflies and insects the site attracts.
Meet Coombeswood Nature Reserves' very own Warden
Recent bird species observed include;
Bullfinch - Buzzard - Sparrow Hawk - Blackcap - Fieldfare
- Chiffchaff - Common Whitethroat - WillowWarbler - Waxwing -
Green and Greater Spotted Woodpeckers - Goldfinch - Linnet - Mistle Thrush
House Sparrow - Song Thrush - Swallow - Swift - House Martin
Please note this page is still under construction.
More text and stunning photos to follow
Rare photo of a vole having a mooch about at the base of a tree Click here to zoom in
Vole in residence ?
Green woodpecker having a wedgie walk
Young duckling uses the old ramps as an easy route to water
For more stunning photos
Buzzard In Flight
Woodpecker going about his pecking
Stunning buzzard surveys the land
A Group of waxwings
A Tiny sparrow on the lookout for insects
Fearsome Sparrow hawk prowls
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Please note this page is still under construction. More text and stunning photos to follow.