7th-9th June

Hi gain,
hope your all well?

Here are the latest sightings for Broomhill Flash and the Dearne area.

9th June Broomhill Flash
Mute Swan 2+6young, Little Egret 1, Little Grebe 2, Great-crested Grebe 2, Tufted Duck 34, Gadwall 27, Mallard 9+7 young, Lapwing 35, Shoveler 1, Herring Gull 1.

8th June Wombwell Ings
Present were 2 Mute Swan, 21 Canada Geese, 13 +6y Greylag, 15 Mallard, 8 Gadwall, 1 Tufted Duck, 1 Shoveler, 8 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 5 Lapwing, 3 Redshank, 12 BH Gull, 40+ Swift, 50+ House Martin, 4 Skylark, 2 Pied Wagtail and 4 Linnet.

Broomhill Flash
Highlight was a Barn Owl hunting over Clegg’s Meadow and the old tip. Also present were 2+6y Mute Swan, 33+2y Canada Geese, 29 Tufted Duck, 18 Mallard, 13 Gadwall, 4 Pochard, 1 Shoveler, 5 Little Grebe, 2 Little Egret, 33 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 5 Lapwing, 43 BH Gull and 1 Herring Gull.

TPT
Singing males 7 Chiffchaff, 6 Willow Warbler, 5 Blackcap and 2 Song Thrush. A Kingfisher was seen along Knoll Beck.

Bolton Ings
On the open water were 2+6y Mute Swan, 18 Tufted Duck, 7 Pochard, 4 Gadwall, 3 Mallard, 3+1y Great Crested Grebe, 7+4y Little Grebe, 49 Coot, 130+ BH Gull and 2 LBB Gull. A pleasing sight was over 200 Swift hawking low over the eastern pool for insects. Also present were 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 3 Kestrel, 1 Jay, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Whitethroat and 2 Bullfinch.

7th June Broomhill Flash
Great-crested Grebe 1, Mute Swan 2+6young, Gadwall 16, Mallard 11, Little Grebe 4, Shoveler 2, Tufted Duck 30, Pochard 5, Lesser black-backed Gull 4, Herring Gull 2, Little Egret 1, Barn Owl 1.

Well that’s it for now, so enjoy your weekend.

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