Broomhill Birder

Hi again,

here are the latest updates for Broomhill Flash Nature reserve and the Dearne Area to get us up to date.

 

5TH SEPTEMBER

 Wombwell Ings mid AM

Present were 2 Little Grebe, 8 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 21 Canada Geese, 44 Teal, 23 Mallard, 7 Shoveler, 1 Garganey, 56 Lapwing, 3 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 39 BH Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 1 Kestrel, 4 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail and 2 Chiffchaff.

Broomhill Flash late AM

Noted were 15 Little Grebe, 13 Cormorant, 13 Little Egret, 11 Grey Heron, 1a+1y Mute Swan, 16 Canada Geese, 22 Teal, 17 Mallard, 14 Shoveler, 9 Tufted Duck, 2 Gadwall, 1 Garganey (flew in from Wombwell Ings c.10.30am ), 132 Lapwing, 5 Spotted Redshank, 3 Ruff, 3 Greenshank, 2 Snipe, 1 Common Sandpiper, 57 BH Gull and 4 Pied Wagtail.

Bolton Ings late AM/early PM

Present were 11 Little Grebe, 8 Great Crested Grebe, 14 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 2a+7y Mute Swan, 2 Shelduck, 24 Tufted Duck, 18 Gadwall, 13 Shoveler, 6 Mallard, 4 Pochard, 1 Buzzard, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Kestrel, 1 Greater Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker and 1 singing Chiffchaff.

 

RUFF

RUFF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPOTTED REDSHANK

SPOTTED REDSHANK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SNIPE

SNIPE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos Alan Whitehouse

 

4th SEPTEMBER

Wombwell Ings mid AM

Present were 2 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 63 Canada Geese, 7 Greylag, 4 Shelduck, 48 Teal, 37 Mallard, 17 Shoveler, 5 Gadwall, 1 Garganey, 121 Lapwing, 3 Dunlin, 2 Greenshank, 2 Snipe, 1 Common Sandpiper, 22 BH Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 1 Kestrel, 10+ Long Tailed Tit, 1 Skylark and 1 Willow Warbler.

Broomhill Flash late AM

With the lower water levels,  21 Cormorant, 8 Grey Heron and 5 Little Egret are finding lots of fish to eat. Also noted were 16 Little Grebe, 1a+1y Mute Swan, 47 Canada Geese, 42 Teal, 35 Shoveler, 33 Mallard, 26 Tufted Duck, 5 Gadwall, 69 Lapwing, 7 Spotted Redshank, 3 Ruff, 2 Snipe, 1 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 115 BH Gull and 2 Kingfisher.

Bolton Ings early PM

Highlight was the Whinchat, along the dyke in front of the hide. Also present were 8 Little Grebe, 8 Great Crested Grebe, 9 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 1a+7y Mute Swan, 2 Greylag, 25 Gadwall, 15 Tufted Duck, 14 Shoveler, 10 Mallard, 4 Pochard, 41 Lapwing, 1 Kestrel and 2 Green Woodpecker.

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