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Birds Golf Course Lakes and Ponds Species

Mandarin Duck

This bright and unmistakeable duck is often seen on the golf course. Whilst the male is particularly colourful, the female is, as is common with most duck species, a more subtle mottled brown with an attractive green patch over the eyes.

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'Wild' Areas Birds Gardens and quads Golf Course Species

Jackdaw

A mid-sized member of the Corvid family, the Jackdaws are gregarious birds often seen around Turf and South Front. Although initially looking all black, they have a grey head. They feed on almost anything from seeds and berries to carrion and waste food from the bins.

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'Wild' Areas Birds Gardens and quads Golf Course Lakes and Ponds Species

Grey Wagtail

The grey wagtail is a year round resident here at Wellington. Particularly seen in Prince’s Quad and by Swan Lake, it is characterised by its wagging tail and grey and yellow plumage. They have a distinctive bobbing flight pattern.

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'Wild' Areas Birds Gardens and quads Golf Course Species SSSI

Goldfinch

This small finch is a resident at Wellington where it can be seen amongst the quads and gardens. Often in large family flocks called Charms, they will descend en masse to feed on seeds and buds on plants.

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'Wild' Areas Gardens and quads Golf Course Mammals Species SSSI Woodland

Roe Deer

The Roe Deer is shy and secretive, spending its days at Wellington hidden up in the woods, where it browses on young trees, new leaves and grasses.