This page lists the birds seen in, or above Covingham in 2019. For each species there is a list to the RSPB description for the bird.

The order and headings are those used in the Collins Bird Guide.

Herons and Storks

Little Egret
One is frequently seen along Dorcan Stream
January
Grey Heron
Sometimes seen along Dorcan Stream or flying about
January

Birds of Prey

Red Kite
Becoming more common over Covingham
January
Sparrowhawk
Will sit out on fences. Other birds will 'dissappear'
January

Gulls

Black-headed Gull
Common on the parks. It is the smaller of the regular gulls
January
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Frequently seen on lamp posts and roofs
January
Herring Gull
Not so common nowadays.
January

Pigeons and Doves

Collared Dove
Fairly common in Covingham
February
Feral Pigeon (Rock Dove)
Not so common in Covingham. There are flocks of 'racing pigeons', which are related.
January
Wood Pigeon
Commonest pigeon
January
White Doves/Racing Pigeons
Not a wild bird, but there are flocks in Covingham
January

Woodpeckers

Great Spotted Woodpecker
Often seen on bird feeders and in trees
February

Pipits and Wagtails

Pied Wagtail
Seen in gardens and the parks
January

Accentors

Dunnock
Seen in trees hedges and bushes along Dorcan Stream.
January

Thrushes

Robin
Common in gardens.
January
Blackbird
Seen in trees hedges and bushes along Dorcan Stream.
January
Song Thrush
Not seen that frequently in Covingham
January

Warblers

Blackcap
Winter visitor to gardens and bird feeders
January
Chiffchaff
Will sit at the top of a tree and sing
March

Crests and Wrens

Wren
Found in hedges and fallen trees. Heard more often than seen
January

Tits

Blue Tit
Common visitor to bird tables
January
Great Tit
Common visitor to bird tables
January
Long-tailed Tit
Common visitor to bird tables
January

Crows

Jackdaw
Often seen in parks and gardens
January
Magpie
Often seen in parks and gardens
January
Carrion Crow
Often seen in parks and gardens
January

Starlings

Starling
Common around Covingham
January

Sparrows

House Sparrow
Often seen in parks and hedges
January

Finches

Chaffinch
Common visitor to bird tables and gardens
January
Goldfinch
Found in the trees around the parks and in gardens
January
Greenfinch
Visitor to gardens and bird tables
January