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Spring Birds to look out for in Rectory Lane Cemetery

Spring is upon us, and Rectory Lane Cemetery is alive with bird life and their beautiful bird song. To help you to enjoy this hidden haven for wildlife, here are some species to look and listen out for:

Blackbird

blackbird

Chaffinch

Blue Tit

blue tit

Robin

robin

Goldfinch

goldfinch

Kite

red kite in flight

This large bird of prey is only seen rarely over town, but has recently been spotted hovering high over Rectory Lane Cemetery – it’s probably spotted a tasty field mouse! Look out for the distinctive forked tail, black and white angled wings and reddish-brown body.

Tawny Owl

tawny owl

If you’re around the cemetery at night, you may hear the shrill call of an owl:


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