20th-24th Feb

Hi everyone,

apologies for no recent posts as I’ve been without broadband for the last week but had a cracking view of a male Blue throat. See included photos.

 

24th February Wombwell Ings

Present were 2 Mute Swan, 124 Canada Geese, 5 Greylag, 2 Shelduck, 203 Wigeon, 26 Teal, 10 Mallard, 9 Gadwall, 8 Shoveler, 6 Goosander, 2 Tufted Duck, 4 Grey Heron, 10 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 1 Sparrowhawk, 205 Golden Plover, 2 Lapwing, 207 BH Gull, 5 Common Gull, 6+ Skylark and 2 Meadow Pipit.

Broomhill Flash

Noted were 2 Mute Swan, 32 Canada Geese, 66 Wigeon, 56 Shoveler, 29 Teal, 18 Gadwall, 14 Tufted Duck, 7 Pochard, 5 Mallard, 2 Goldeneye, 1 Red Legged Partridge, 3 Little Grebe, 42 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 2 Buzzard, 50+ Lapwing, 150+ BH Gull and 2 Common Gull.

Bolton Ings

On the open water were 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 14 Tufted Duck, 5 Mallard, 4 Gadwall, 4 Shoveler, 4 Goldeneye, 3 Teal, 2 Pochard, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 184 Coot, 3 Moorhen and 71 BH Gull. Also present were 4 Cormorant 1 Grey Heron and 2 Willow Tit.

 

23rd February Broomhill Flash

Mute Swan 2, Little Egret 1, Great crested Grebe 1, Shoveler 36, Gadwall 11, Mallard 4+, Teal 70, Wigeon 47, Tufted Duck 12, Common Gull 2, Pochard 7, Goldeneye ♀.

 

Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust Willow Fen.

Blue throat ♂


 

 

 

 

Also enroute 3 Common Buzzard, 3 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, Red Kite 1.

 

22nd February Broomhill Flash

Common Buzzard 1, Goldeneye ♂♀, Pochard 6, Tufted Duck, Gadwall, Shoveler 63, Wigeon, Teal, Little Egret 1, Mute Swan 2, Mallard, Shelduck 1,Lesser black backed Gull 1.

 

21st February Wombwell Ings

Present were 1 Mute Swan, 64 Canada Geese, 3 Greylag, 6 Shelduck, c200 Wigeon, 26 Shoveler, 23 Gadwall, 21 Mallard, 20+ Teal, 4 Tufted Duck, 3 Goosander, 3 Pochard, 1 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 13 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 35 Lapwing, 100+ Golden Plover, 194 BH Gull, 3 Common Gull, 3 Skylark and 2 Pied Wagtail.

Broomhill Flash

Noted were 2 Mute Swan, 36 Canada Geese, a skein of c120 Pink Footed Geese, through west at 10.20am , 71 Wigeon, 36 Shoveler, 14 Gadwall, 13 Tufted Duck, 9 Teal, 8 Pochard, 5 Mallard, 2 Goldeneye, 1 Cormorant, 1 Red Legged Partridge. 2 Kestrel, 29 Coot, 174 Lapwing, 150+ BH Gull, 2 LBB Gull and 1 Common Gull.

TPT

1 Buzzard and 2 Mistle Thrush.

Bolton Ings

On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 19 Tufted Duck, 8 Gadwall, 5 Mallard, 5 Goldeneye, 2 Pochard, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 172 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 66 BH Gull and 10 Common Gull. Also present were 6 Canada Geese, 1 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Kestrel, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Kingfisher and 2 Willow Tit.

 

20th February Wombwell Ings

Present were 51 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 3 Shelduck, 91 Wigeon, 19 Gadwall, 18 Teal, 15 Shoveler, 9 Mallard, 4 Goosander, 4 Goosander, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Pochard, 6 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 11 Coot, 7 Moorhen, 11 Lapwing, 124 Golden Plover, 120+ BH Gull, 2 Common Gull, 3 Skylark, 1 Song Thrush, 3+ Pied Wagtail,  c10 Linnet and 3 Reed Bunting.

Broomhill Flash

Noted were 4 Mute Swan, 31 Canada Geese, 1 Shelduck, 47 Wigeon, 31 Shoveler, 18 Tufted Duck, 18 Gadwall, 7 Mallard, 6 Tufted Duck, 6 Teal, 2 Goldeneye, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 26 Coot, 6 Moorhen, 50+ Lapwing, 250+ BH Gull, 2 LBB Gull and 1 Common Gull.

Bolton Ings

On the very choppy water were 2 Mute Swan, 19 Tufted Duck, 12 Gadwall, 9 Mallard, 6 Goldeneye, 3 Shoveler, 2 Pochard, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 191 Coot, 220+ BH Gull, 25 Common Gull, 4 Herring Gull and 1 LBB Gull. Also present were 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Jay and 2 Willow Tit.

 

That’s it for now but check back soon!

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