1ST February

Hi again,

not a lot to report really apart from a few Waxwing still in the general area and showing well. Here are todays sightings from Alan Whitehouse.

 

Wombwell Ings

Present were 2 Mute Swan, 100+ Wigeon, 100+ Teal, 24 Shoveler, 17 Gadwall, 13 Mallard, 2 Goosander, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 13 Moorhen, 9 Coot, 62 Lapwing, 50+ Golden Plover, 1 Snipe, 69 BH Gull, 1 Common Gull, 6 Redwing, 1 singing Skylark, c25 Linnet and 10 Reed Bunting.

Broomhill Flash

Noted were 96 Canada Geese, 4 Shelduck,32 Teal, 24 Wigeon, 21 Gadwall, 21 Shoveler, 17 Pochard, 9 Tufted Duck, 5 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 46 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 61 Lapwing, 1 Golden Plover, 89 BH Gull, 3 Common Gull and 2 LBB Gull.
TPT

1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, and 1 Jay.
Bolton Ings

On the open water were 1 Mute Swan, 55 Tufted Duck, 12 Gadwall, 8 Mallard, 4m+2f Goldeneye, 5 Pochard, 5 Shoveler, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 223 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 9 Common Gull and 4 BH Gull. Also present were 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Green Woodpecker, 3 Jay, 1 female Stonechat, 1 Goldcrest and 2 Willow Tit.

 

Barnsley Bird Study Group presents –

THURSDAY 2nd FEBRUARY 2017
at the Old Moor visitor centre, starting 7.15pm

All the way from Filey, MARK PEARSON giving an illustrated show on
‘FILEY BIRD OBSERVATORY’

All welcome, £2.50 cover charge includes interval drink

That’s about if for today, check back soon!
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