Broomhill Birder

Hi everyone,

quite a warm day today roll on next week though when I can get back to doing some bird watching! whoop whoop, but in the mean time here are the latest sightings for the area c/o. Alan Whitehouse.

 

31st March Wombwell Ings

Present were 2 Mute Swan, 98 Canada Geese, 14 Greylag, 3 Pink Footed Geese, 5 Shelduck, 54 Wigeon, 13 Teal, 12 Shoveler, 11 Tufted Duck, 7 Mallard, 6 Gadwall, 6 Pochard, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Little Grebe, 9 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 95 Golden Plover, 6 Lapwing, 4 Redshank, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Kestrel, 17 BH Gull, 5+ Skylark, 2 Mistle Thrush and 3 singing Chiffchaff.
Warbler Way

11 singing Chiffchaff, 2 Green Woodpecker and 1 Willow Tit.
Bolton Ings

On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 14 Canada Geese, 3 Greylag, 28 Tufted Duck, 13 Pochard, 8 Mallard, 4 Gadwall, 2f Goldeneye, 6 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 48 Coot, 5 Moorhen, 363 BH Gull and 1 Common Gull. Also present were 1 Cormorant, 3 Buzzard, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Lapwing and 1 Sand Martin.

 

30th March Wombwell  Ings

A good morning for waders with 61 Golden Plover, 5+ Lapwing, 2 Redshank, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Little Ringed Plover and 1 Dunlin. Also present were 2 Mute Swan, 65 Canada Geese, 3 Pink Footed Geese, 4 Shelduck, 54 Wigeon, 18 Teal, 14 Mallard, 10 Pochard, 8 Shoveler, 8 Tufted Duck, 6 Gadwall, 3 Little Egret, 8 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 5+ Skylark, 1 Swallow, 1 Mistle Thrush and 1 Buzzard.

TPT

Two singing Chiffchaff.

Bolton Ings

On the open water were 3 Mute Swan, 2 Greylag, 22 Tufted Duck, 4 Pochard, 7 Mallard, 3m+1f Goldeneye, 2 Shoveler, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 74 Coot, 283 BH Gull and 1 Common Gull. Also noted were 5 Canada Geese, 1 Cormorant, 1 Buzzard, 1 LBB Gull, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Kingfisher, 4 Sand Martin, 1 Swallow, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Willow Tit and 2 singing Chiffchaff.

 

Worsborough Dale

On the way back from picking my children up from school I noticed 2 Common Buzzards and a Red Kite which was heading west around 15.10.

 

Thanks for viewing but check back soon for more sightings.

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