29th March

Hi again,

here are the sightings for the day from Alan Whitehouse.

 

29th March Wombwell Ings

Highlight was the Bar Tailed Godwit which was busy feeding near the large bush on the western end of the main flash. Also noted were 2 Mute Swan, 1 Whooper Swan, 42 Canada Geese, 17 Greylag,

3 Shelduck, 138 Wigeon, 16 Tufted Duck, 15 Mallard, 15 Teal, 12 Gadwall, 9 Shoveler, 5 Pochard, 2 Goosander, 2 Little Egret, 9 Coot, 8+ Lapwing, 4 Oystercatcher, 3 Redshank, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 37 BH Gull, 4+ Skylark, 5 Meadow Pipit, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush and 3 singing Chiffchaff. K. Fisher also had 25 Redwing and 1 male and 1 female Blackcap in the canyon.

Broomhill Flash

Noted were 2 Mute Swan, 29 Canada Geese, 5 Greylag, 2 Shelduck, 40+ Wigeon, 20+ Tufted Duck, 6+ Shoveler, 5 Pochard, 5 Mallard, 4 Gadwall, 1 Goldeneye, 5 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 25 Coot, 5 Moorhen, 11 Lapwing, 10 Golden Plover, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Redshank, 1 Snipe, 190+ BH Gull, 15+ Sand Martin and 1 Chiffchaff.

TPT

13 singing Chiffchaff, 1yaffling Green Woodpecker and 1 Jay.

Bolton Ings

On the open water were 1 Mute Swan, 4 Greylag, 2 Canada Geese, 12 Pochard, 12 Tufted Duck, 7 Mallard, 6 Gadwall, 4 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 81 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 200+ BH Gull and 1 Common Gull. Also present were 1 Buzzard, 1 Willow Tit, 2 Grey Wagtail and 2 Reed Bunting.

 

Thanks for looking!

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