Broomhill Birder

Hi All,

a quite cold day today with winds coming from the north east and rain threatening all day but not arriving but 1.5 inches is expected during the night.  Quite a few Brown Hares on Broomhill Flash with numbers reaching 7 which is quite a few for such a small reserve.  Todays numbers for Broomhill Flash and Wombwell Ings are as follows.


Broomhill Flash.

Oystercatcher 2,

Grey Heron 1.


Shelduck 1,

Pochard 2,

Tufted Duck 17,

Little Grebe 2,

Gadwall 7,

Shovelor 1,

Mute Swan 2.


Swift 80+,

Swallow 30+,

House Martin c6,

Common Whitethroat 1.


Red-legged Partridge 4,

Hobby 1.


Wombwell Ings.


Oystercatcher 2,

Dunlin 2,

Common Sandpiper 1,

Redshank 4,

Whimbrel 1,

Little-ringed Plover 1,

Grey Heron 1.


Gadwall 48,

Tufted Duck 11,

Shovelor 4,

Pink-footed Goose 1,

Greylag Goose 11.


Sedge Warbler 1.



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