We are lucky that throughout the year, a wide range of birds can be seen on the Green; from the inquisitive robin to majestic buzzards soaring overhead. Some of the birds are year long residents, some are summer or winter visitors and others come from the surrounding area and use the Green for feeding. In the last 20 years, over 100 different species have been recorded on the Green and in the surrounding area, although typically about 70 species can be seen over the course of a year. There are a number of factors that contribute to this high number of bird species including:
All of these habitats provide nesting sites and food for a wide variety of bird species.