Another Day, Another Birding Walk – This Time To Sedgley Beacon

Not that being confined to home has rekindled my love of nature – far from it, as it’s never gone away – but what it has done is give me more time to visit the local area in which I live.

The last couple of days I’ve been to Turls Hill, and armed with my binoculars, killed two birds with one stone so to speak, by birding my way around.

I did the same this time as well, although instead of turning right as I left the house, I went left and headed for Sedgley Beacon.

In order of appearance, I saw: common buzzard, blackbird, wood pigeon, magpie, collared dove, carrion crow, reed bunting, linnet, skylark, goldfinch, great tit, peregrine falcon, bullfinch, robin, great black-backed gull, dunnock and house sparrow. Here’s my 2020 bird list.

Although I don’t keep a patch list, the reed bunting and the peregrine falcon were new ticks for Sedgley Beacon. Above all, though, it was good to be out and about in the great outdoors.

Especially in these troubled times, it’s important to do what we can in terms of our mental health, and as we know, getting outside is definitely good for us. Stay safe, and as much as you can, stay active.

Welcome to my website, blogging life’s journey from a personal perspective. There’s more information on the home page.  You can comment below, I look forward to hearing from you.

𝓢𝓽𝓮𝔀𝓪𝓻𝓽 𝓑𝓵𝓸𝓸𝓻

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