Broomhill Birder

Hi,

another typical bank holiday Monday, raining. Despite the weather here are the sightings for Wombwell Ings, Broomhill Flash and Bolton Ings for 25th August c/o Alan Whitehouse.

 

Wombwell Ings mid AM

Highlight was the Wheatear, showing well for 10 minutes, on the short grass in front of the hide. Also present were 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Mute Swan, 117 Canada Geese, 3 Greylag, 29 Mallard, 27 Teal, 10 Gadwall, 1 Garganey, 92 Lapwing, 3 Dunlin, 2 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 1 Kestrel, 8 BH Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 4+ Pied Wagtail, 1 Yellow Wagtail and 30+ Goldfinch.

Broomhill Flash late AM

Noted were 14+ Little Grebe, 10 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Mute Swan, 3 Canada Geese, 20 Mallard, 18 Tufted Duck, 1 Gadwall, 1 Teal, 45 Lapwing, 5 Snipe and 1 Black Tailed Godwit (thro east c.10.30am).

Bolton Ings early PM

A large number of geese present- 291 Canada Geese and 89 Greylag. Also present were 12 Little Grebe, 5a+2y Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Mute Swan+ 4y, 22 Gadwall, 21 Tufted Duck, 5 Mallard, 2 Pochard, 1 Shoveler, 41 Lapwing, 7 BH Gull, 2 Green Woodpecker and 1 Grey Wagtail.

 

 

Bye for now!

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