3rd February

Hi guys,

well a very windy night but not so much during the day, it’s going to be heavy rain and wind during the night again. Typical.

 

Wombwell Ings

Greeted with the sight and sound of eight displaying Skylark in the backfield. This herald of Spring was reaffirmed by the singing Mistle Thrush in Broomhill Park. Also present were 2 Mute Swan, 58 Canada Geese, 9 Shelduck, c200 Wigeon, 51 Teal, 18 Gadwall, 12 Mallard, 8 Shoveler, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 11 Coot, 6 Moorhen, 1 Sparrowhawk, 41 Golden Plover, 35 Lapwing, 68 BH Gull, and 9 Reed Bunting.
Old Moor RSPB entrance layby

1 Kingfisher and 7 Redpoll.
Bolton Ings

On the open water were 4 Mute Swan, 16 Shoveler, 15 Tufted Duck, 8 Mallard, 7 Gadwall, 7 Pochard, 7 Goldeneye, 3 Goosander, 2 Wigeon, 1 Cormorant, 215 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 46 BH Gull, 13 Common Gull and 1 Herring Gull. Also present were 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2+ Green Woodpecker, 1 singing Song Thrush and 2 Willow Tit.

 

My Back Garden.

♂♀ of Brambling.


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