Birds

The following species list was compiled by John Beckham, former Head Ranger of Parks and Open Spaces, from his birdwatching in Shrewsbury Park and old allotments.

If you see any of these birds, send us a photo!

  • Goldfinch
  • Chaffinch
  • Greenfinch
  • Starling
  • Bullfinch
  • Goldcrest
  • Blackbird
  • Song Thrush
  • Mistle Thrush
  • Redwing
  • Fieldfare
  • Magpie
  • Carrion Crow
  • Jay
  • House Sparrow
  • Blue Tit
  • Great Tit
  • Coal Tit
  • Long – tailed Tit
  • Feral Pigeon
  • Woodpigeon
  • Robin
  • Wren
  • Dunnock
  • Nuthatch
  • Green Wooodpecker
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker
  • Ring – necked Parakeet
  • Kestrel
  • Sparrowhawk
  • Collared Dove
  • Redpoll
  • Siskin
  • Chiffchaff
  • Blackcap
  • Swift
  • Swallow
  • House Martin
  • Pheasant

Formed in 2006, the Friends of Shrewsbury Park encourage the use of Shrewsbury Park and support the development of facilities for recreation, education and amenities for local people and to encourage a sense of community around the park.