This page lists the birds seen in, or above Covingham in 2020. Birds in grey were seen in 2019, but have not yet been recorded in 2020.  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
2019
Grey Heron
Sometimes seen along Dorcan Stream or flying about
2019

Wildfowl

Mallard
Seen on or above Dorcan Stream
2019

Birds of Prey

Red Kite
Becoming more common over Covingham
2019
Sparrowhawk
Will sit out on fences. Other birds will 'dissappear'
2019
Common Buzzard
Sometimes seen soaring over Covingham
2019

Gulls

Black-headed Gull
Common on the parks. It is the smaller of the regular gulls
2019
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Frequently seen on lamp posts and roofs
2019
Herring Gull
Not so common nowadays.
2019

Pigeons and Doves

Collared Dove
Fairly common in Covingham
2019
Feral Pigeon (Rock Dove)
Not so common in Covingham. There are flocks of 'racing pigeons', which are related.
2019
Wood Pigeon
Commonest pigeon
2019
White Doves/Racing Pigeons
Not a wild bird, but there are flocks in Covingham
2019

Swifts

Swift
Seen feeding in the sky above Covingham
2019

Woodpeckers

Great Spotted Woodpecker
Often seen on bird feeders and in trees
2019

Pipits and Wagtails

Pied Wagtail
Seen in gardens and the parks
2019
Grey Wagtail
Seen close to rivers and streams
2019

Accentors

Dunnock
Seen in trees hedges and bushes along Dorcan Stream.
2019

Thrushes

Robin
Common in gardens.
2019
Blackbird
Seen in trees hedges and bushes along Dorcan Stream.
2019
Song Thrush
Not seen that frequently in Covingham
2019

Warblers

Blackcap
Winter visitor to gardens and bird feeders
2019
Chiffchaff
Will sit at the top of a tree and sing
2019

Crests and Wrens

Wren
Found in hedges and fallen trees. Heard more often than seen
2019

Tits

Blue Tit
Common visitor to bird tables
2019
Coal Tit
Rare visitor to bird tables
2019
Great Tit
Common visitor to bird tables
2019
Long-tailed Tit
Common visitor to bird tables
2019

Crows

Jackdaw
Often seen in parks and gardens
2019
Jay
Sometimes seen in gardens
2019
Magpie
Often seen in parks and gardens
2019
Carrion Crow
Often seen in parks and gardens
2019

Starlings

Starling
Common around Covingham
2019

Sparrows

House Sparrow
Often seen in parks and hedges
2019

Finches

Chaffinch
Common visitor to bird tables and gardens
2019
Goldfinch
Found in the trees around the parks and in gardens
2019
Greenfinch
Visitor to gardens and bird tables
2019