Broomhill Birder

 

 

 

Hi everyone,

with the children being on holiday last week I didn’t get much of a chance to do any updating so here goes!

 

Wombwell Ings 29th May

 

Lapwing 4 + 1 young,

Avocet 3,

Redshank 2,

Snipe 1.

 

Mute Swan 1,

Canada Geese 47,

Greylag 5,

Shelduck 2 + 6 young,

Mallard 24,

Tufted Duck 17,

Gadwall 15,

Shoveler 1,

Kingfisher 1.

 

Swift 40+,

House Martin 30+,

Swallow c20,

Skylark 4,

Chiffchaff 1.

 

Red Legged Partridge 2.

 

Broomhill Flash

 

Black Necked Grebe 1,

Little Grebe 9 + 2 young,

Mute Swan 1,

Canada Geese 19,

Greylag 3,

Tufted Duck 18,

Pochard 4,

Gadwall 3,

Mallard 2.

 

Red Legged Partridge 2.

 

Black-Necked Grebe (Alan Whitehouse)

Black-Necked Grebe (Alan Whitehouse)

 

 

TPT

Singing males

 

Whitethroat 5,

Chiffchaff 3,

Blackcap 2,

Sedge Warbler 1.

 

Bolton Ings.

 

Oystercatcher 1,

Grey Heron 1.

 

Great Crested Grebe 2,

Little Grebe 2,

Mute Swan 2,

Tufted Duck 30,

Gadwall 26,

Pochard 2,

Mallard 1,

Lesser black-backed Gull 1,

Cormorant 2,

Canada Geese 11,

Greylag 3.

 

Swift 30+,

House Martin c30,

Sand Martin c20.

 

Sparrowhawk 1.

 

 

 Wombwell Ings 4th May

 

Grey Heron 4,

Lapwing 8,

Redshank 3,

Snipe 3,

Dunlin 1,

Little Ringed Plover 1.

 

Cormorant 2,

Mute Swan 1,

Canada Geese 4,

Shelduck 2 + 6 young,

Mallard 13 + 4 young,

Gadwall 8,

Tufted Duck 6,

Shoveler 2.

 

House Martin 50+,

Skylark 4,

Linnet 2,

Song Thrush 1,

Cuckoos 2.

 

 

Broomhill Flash

 

Redshank 1.

 

Black Necked Grebe 1,

Little Grebe 6,

Great Crested Grebe 1,

Mute Swan 2 + 4 cygnets,

Canada Geese 12,

Tufted Duck 34,

Gadwall 3 + 3 young,

Pochard 4,

Lesser black-backed Gull 1.

 

Kestrel 1.

TPT

 

 Singing males

 

Chiffchaff 3,

Blackcap 2,

Willow Warbler 1,

Whitethroat 1.

 

Oystercatcher 1.

 

Jay 1.

 

Bolton Ings

 

Grey Heron 1.

 

Little Grebe 2,

Great Crested Grebe 4 + 1 young,

Cormorant 2,

Mute Swan 3,

Tufted Duck 35,

Gadwall 31,

Mallard 9,

Pochard 4,

Shoveler 1,

Canada Geese 17,

Greylag 4.

Lesser black-backed Gull 1.

 

Swift 100+,

House Martin 40+,

Sand Martin 20+,

Grey Wagtail 2,

Whitethroat 4 juvenile,

Sedge Warbler 2,

Cuckoo 2.

 

Kestrel 1.

Wombwell Ings 5th May

 

Grey Heron 1,

Lapwing 3,

Redshank 3,

Snipe 1.

 

Cormorant 1,

Mute Swan 1,

Greylag 9,

Canada Geese 8,

Shelduck 2 + 6 young,

Gadwall 15,

Mallard 9 +broods of 4 and 3,

Tufted Duck 7,

Pochard 3,

Shoveler 2.

 

Skylark 5,

Swift c30,

House Martin c20,

Linnet 1.

 

Buzzard 1,

Kestrel 1.

 

Broomhill Flash.

 

Black Necked Grebe 1,

 Little Grebe 4,

Mute Swan  2 + 4 cygnets,

Canada Geese 63,

Greylag 2,

Tufted Duck 24 + 8 young,

Mallard 4 + 4 young,

Pochard 2♂ & 1♀,

Goldeneye 1♂.

 

TPT

 

Calling males

 

Chiffchaff 2,

Willow Warbler 2,

Blackcap 1,

Whitethroat 1,

Cuckoo 1.

 

Bolton Ings

 

Lapwing 3,

Oystercatcher 1.

 

Cormorant 1,

Little Grebe 5,

Great Crested Grebe 1,

Mute Swan 2 + 8 cygnets,

Canada Geese 12,

Greylag 5,

Tufted Duck 35,

Gadwall 17,

Mallard 3,

Pochard 3,

Common Gull 1

Lesser black-backed Gull 1.

 

Bullfinch 2,

Sedge Warbler 1,

Cuckoo 1 (from the west end).

 

That’s all bang to date!

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