I am relatively new to birding. I started in March 09 with a target to see the ~280 more-common species in the UK by end 2010. I am on about 225 so far. But I need several quite-common species that I just haven't managed to bump into anywhere yet: Bullfinch, Grey Partridge, Rock Pipit and Turtle Dove.
Can anyone point me at locations/times that have a reasonable chance of success. I am based in SW London, but anywhere in southern UK is reachable.
And how do you get to see Tawny Owl - I hear them early in the morning, but I never see them.