There are a number of bird boxes throughout the wood & these have been monitored over several years by local bird ringers.  

The following species have been recorded in the Gearrchoille.

Mallard Sparrowhawk         Buzzard          
Osprey (flying over) Kestrel Partridge
Pheasant Snipe Woodcock
Wood Pigeon Collared dove Cuckoo
Tawny owl Gt spotted woodpecker Skylark
Meadow pipit Grey wagtail Pied wagtail
Wren Dipper Dunnock
Robin Stonechat Wheatear
Redstart Blackbied Song thrush
Redwing Mistle thrush Fieldfare
Willow warbler Blackcap Goldcrest
Flycatcher Long-tailed tit Coal tit
Blue tit Great tit  Tree creeper
Waxwing Rook Jackdaw
Raven Hooded crow Starling
House sparrow Chaffinch Brambling
Siskin Redpoll Greenfinch
Bullfinch Goldfinch Yellowhammer
Reed bunting    


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