16th-17th Feb

Hi everyone,

its been quite mild today and not too bad bird wise in the garden. I’ve had loads of Blackbirds through as well as Goldfinch and assorted tits as well as a Goldcrest and circa 12 Brambling. As usual here are the sightings from the area.

 

17th February Wombwell Ings

Present were 3 Mute Swan, 11 Canada Geese, 1 Shelduck, 189 Wigeon, 37 Teal, 17 Shoveler, 16 Mallard, 14 Gadwall, 4 Tufted Duck, 3 Goosander, 1 Pochard, 1 Grey Heron, 13 Coot, 5 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 211 Golden Plover, 51 Lapwing, 191 BH Gull, 5 Common Gull, 5 Skylark, 4 Mistle Thrush, 1 Song Thrush, 6 Meadow Pipit, 3 Pied Wagtail, c20 Linnet, 8 Yellowhammer and 5 Reed Bunting.

Broomhill Flash

Noted were 2 Mute Swan, 69 Canada Geese, 69 Wigeon, 31 Shoveler, 27 Gadwall, 9 Tufted Duck, 8 Teal, 3 Pochard, 3 Cormorant, 32 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 200+ BH Gull and 3 Common Gull.

TPT

3 Redwing and 2 Bullfinch
Bolton Ings

On the open water were 4 Mute Swan, 41 Tufted Duck, 11 Gadwall, 7 Mallard, 6 Goldeneye, 5 Shoveler, 4 Pochard, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 192 Coot, 88 BH Gull and 13 Common Gull. Also present were 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Willow Tit and 2 Bullfinch.

 

16th February Broomhill Flash.

Mute Swan 2, Mallard 5, Gadwall 20, Shoveler 49, Wigeon 53+, Teal 15, Tufted Duck 10+, Pochard 12+, Common Gull 5+, Herring Gull 2+, Black-headed Gull c500.

 

Well that’s it for now regarding birds but if your about tonight in Northern England or Scotland theres a chance of the Northern Lights weather permitting!

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