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Birds seen at Fanjeaux house, Aude, Occitanie from Nov 2019:
(scroll past this list for the Brittany list)

1. Black Redstarts 
2. Collared Doves
3. House Sparrows
4. Wrens
5. Robins
6. Hen Harriers
7. Goldfinches
8. Magpies 
9. Great Tits
10. Blue Tits
11. Dunnocks
12. Chaffinches
13. Cirl Buntings
14. Chiff Chaffs (heard)
15. Serins
16. Yellowhammer
17. Kestrels
18. Greenfinches
19. Nightingales
20. Blackcaps
21. Sparrowhawk
22. Starlings
23. Zitting Cisticolas
24. Corn Buntings
25. Swallows
26. Great Spotted Woodpecker
27. Hoopoe
28. Long Tailed Tits
29. Swifts
30. Linnets
31. Spotted Flycatchers
32. White Wagtail
33. Short Toed Eagle
34. Bee-eaters (about 20 flying overhead)
35. Pied Flycatcher (f)
36. Red Kite (31/10/20)
37. Sardinian Warbler



Birds seen at Chateau Moorhen in Brittany from 2004 to 2019:

1.     Moorhens
2.     Blackbirds
3.     Sparrows
4.     Jays
5.     Crows
6.     Blue Tits
7.     Robins
8.     Kingfishers
9.     Grey Herons
10.    Long Tailed Tits
11.    Gold Crests
12.    Starlings
13.    Magpies
14.    Chaffinches
15.    Green Woodpeckers
16.    Great Spotted Woodpeckers
17.    Great Tits
18.    Blackcaps
19.    Chiffchaffs
20.    Spotted Flycatcher (once)
21.    Song Thrushes
22.    Wrens
23.    Barn Owl (roosting in conifers and flying in front garden)
24.    Buzzard
25.    Marsh Tits
26.    Red Legged Partridge (field next to veg patch, and in garden being chased by cats 2014!))
27.    Pied Wagtails
28.    Dunnocks
29.    Fieldfares
30.    Pheasants
31.    Yellowhammers
32.    Mallards
33.    Wood Pigeons
34.    Seagulls
35.    Black Redstart
36.    Swallows
37.    Goldfinches
38.    Turtle Doves
39.    Mandarin Ducks (several times, but came from a neighbour's pond!)
40.    Swifts
41.    Sparrowhawks
42.    Hobby
43.    Garden Warbler (?)
44.    Grey Wagtails
45.    Common Sandpipers (when pond level is low, in summer)
46.    Crested Tits (not seen since 2006)
47.    Redwings (2006, 2010, 2012, 2013)
48.    Short Toed Treecreepers
49.    Mistle Thrushes
50.    Siskins (Feb 2006) (Feb 2013) (4 visiting fat balls April 2016)
51.    Tawny Owl
52.    Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
53.    Bramblings
54.    Cormorants
55.    Hoopoe (spring 2009 in a neighbour's garden, but seen from the house)
56.    Middle Spotted Woodpecker
57.    Night Heron, juvenile (stayed by pond about a month summer 2011)
58.    Little Egret (a number of times, autumn 2011)

59.    Cuckoo (rufous juvenile in garden over period of about a week, 2014)
60.    Greenfinches
61.    Coal Tits
62.    Tree Sparrows (these last three were not suddenly seen since 2014 - I've just realised they were not on the list!)

First Chiffchaff heard:

23/3/2010  15/3/2011  13/3/2012  17/3/2013  13/3/2014 17/3/2015  22/3/2016

First Blackcap heard:

30/3/2010  30/3/2011  23/3/2012  28/3/2013  16/3/2014  6/4/2015

First Cuckoo heard: 

05/4/2012  22/4/2013  06/4/2014

First Swallow sighted:

31/3/2007  18/3/2009  30/3/2010  21/3/2011  28/3/2012  23/03/2013  21/3/2014  2/4/2015  22/3/2016

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