Check the woodland near the car park for Treecreeper, Nuthatch, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Jay, common tits, Blackcap and Chiffchaff. Stands of conifers attract Goldcrest and Coal Tit. Woodcock and Tawny Owl are active around dawn and dusk.
1Scan open country to the south for soaring raptors such as Buzzard, Kestrel and Sparrowhawk. You’ll find that its heathland tracts support Green Woodpecker, Mistle Thrush, Linnet, Bullfinch, Yellowhammer, Tree Pipit, Whitethroat, Long-tailed Tit, Willow and Garden Warblers. Stonechat and Dartford Warblers favour patches of gorse.