The various types of woodland that can be found along the edge, together with the areas of open grassland provide valuable habitat for a wide range of bird species. From Buzzards and Ravens circling noisily overhead to Dunnocks and Wrens flitting through the undergrowth there is always something to see. Some species can be viewed all year whilst others only visit for either the Summer or Winter, adding seasonal interest to bird watching.
Species present all year round include;
Buzzard Dunnock Greenfinch
Raven Jay Marsh Tit
Kestrel Jackdaw Great Tit
Tawny Owl Crow Blue Tit
Song Thrush Nuthatch Coal Tit
Mistle Thrush Treecreeper Chaffinch
Robin Great Spotted Woodpecker Yellowhammer
Wren Green Woodpecker
Summer visitors include;
Redstart Whitethroat Cuckoo
Swallow Blackcap Willow Warbler
Winter visitors include;
Redwing Fieldfare Woodcock
Please feel free to submit any sightings on Wenlock Edge in the comments section with a rough location, this will help us to build up a better picture of the birdlife that we have.