Broomhill Birder

Hi everyone,

I bet everyone’s glad the kids have gone back to school! Yipee. Anyway can’t celebrate too much now on to the decorating but here are 3 updates for the area.

 

Wombwell Ings mid AM 2nd September

Present were 2 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Mute Swan, 159 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, 48 Teal, 36 Mallard, 5 Gadwall, 1 Garganey, 92 Lapwing, 3 Greenshank, 2 Snipe, 6 BH Gull, 2 Kestrel, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Kingfisher, a flock of 15+ Long Tailed Tit, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Whinchat and singing males( 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Willow Warbler ).

Broomhill Flash late AM

Noted were 12 Little Grebe, 12 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 1a+2y Mute Swan, 31 Canada Geese, 28 Mallard, 24 Tufted Duck,10 Gadwall, 9 Teal, 7 Shoveler, 96 Lapwing, 5 Spotted Redshank, 3 Ruff, 2 Snipe, 1 Greenshank,1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Yellow Wagtail and 1 Marsh Harrier( 10.30 am).

Bolton Ings early PM

Present were 13 Little Grebe, 7 Great Crested Grebe, 13 Cormorant, 3a+10y Mute Swan, 110 Canada Geese, 67 Greylag, 79 Gadwall, 50+ Shoveler, 23 Tufted Duck, 19 Mallard, 5 Teal, 4 Pochard, 3 Wigeon, 250+ Lapwing, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Green Woodpecker and 2 Grey Wagtail.

 

Wombwell Ings mid AM 1st September

Present were 2 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Mute Swan, 122 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, 13 Mallard, 13 Teal, 5 Gadwall, 2 Tufted Duck, 238 Lapwing, 3 Greenshank, 2 Dunlin, 2 Ruff, 5 BH Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 1 Kestrel, 6+ Pied Wagtail, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Kingfisher, 2 singing Chiffchaff and1 Whinchat.

Broomhill Flash late AM

Noted were 17 Little Grebe, 8 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1a+2y Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese, 31 Mallard, 17 Tufted Duck, 12 Teal, 6 Shoveler, 5 Gadwall, 1 Pochard, 64 Lapwing, 5 Spotted Redshank, 3 Ruff, 2 Snipe, 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kestrel, 6+ Yellow Wagtail and 2 Skylark.

Bolton Ings early PM

Highlight was the brief appearance of a Bittern at 1.50pm. Spotted by J.Seeviour, it dropped back into the reeds before ‘Too Slow’ Whitehouse could pick it up. Also present were 13 Little Grebe, 8 Great Crested Grebe, 7 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 5a+7y Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 32 Tufted Duck, 27 Gadwall, 7 Pochard, 6 Mallard. 2 Teal, 1 Shoveler, 58 Lapwing, 2 Redshank, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 1 Grey Partridge, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Swift, 2 Green Woodpecker and 1 Greater Spotted Woodpecker.

 

 

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