Broomhill Birder

 

Hi again,

a couple or 3 updates for you.

 

 

Wombwell Ings 3rd February

 

95% ice-cover of main flash. Consequently, waterfowl numbers reduced. Present were:-

 

4 Mute Swan, 14 Wigeon, 8 Shoveler, 7 Teal, 4 Mallard, 2 Gadwall, 2 Grey Heron, 3 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 88 BH Gull, 5 Common Gull, 1 Mistle Thrush and 9 Meadow  Pipit.

 

Broomhill Flash

 

2 Mute Swan, 200+ Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 3 Shelduck, 140+ Wigeon, 27 Teal, 21 Mallard,14 Gadwall, 11 Tufted Duck, 8 Pochard, 3 Shoveler, 4 Red Legged Partridge, 29 Coot, 12 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 23 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 53 BH Gull and 3 Common Gull.

 

Bolton Ings

 

Most waterfowl restricted to three small areas of open water. Present were 2 Mute Swan, c50 Canada Geese over, 46 Shoveler, 21 Tufted Duck, 17 Teal, 12 Pochard, 8 Mallard, 1m+5f Goldeneye, 1f Goosander, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 32 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 34 BH Gull, 7 Common Gull and 1 calling Green Woodpecker.

 

Wombwell Ings 2nd February

 

4 Mute Swan, 15 Canada Geese, 2 Shelduck, 74 Wigeon, 11 Mallard, 9 Shoveler, 5 Gadwall, 4 Teal, 1m Goosander, 3 Grey Heron, 3 Moorhen, 13 Lapwing, 67 BH Gull, 5 Common Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 11 Redwing over, 1 Mistle Thrush, 9 Meadow Pipit and a party of 12+ Long Tailed Tit. The feeding area across from the Old Moor Pub is attracting many passerines including 5 Reed Bunting and 1 Coal Tit.

 

Broomhill Flash

 

Noted were 220+ Canada Geese, 4 Greylag, 1 Shelduck, 143 Wigeon, 52 Teal, 19 Mallard, 18 Gadwall, 15 Pochard, 8 Tufted Duck, 3 Shoveler, 4 Grey Partridge, 35 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 200+ BH gull and 5 Common Gull.

 

Bolton Ings

 

On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 46 Shoveler, 25 Pochard, 12 Tufted Duck, 11 Teal, 3m+2f Goldeneye, 5 Mallard, 2 Little Grebe, 31 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 37 BH Gull, and 4 Common Gull. Also present were 46 Greylag along with a Pink Footed Goose,  1 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 LBB Gull over, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker and a pair of Bullfinch.

 

Broomhill Flash 1st February

 

Goldeneye ♂&♀, Tufted Duck 5, Gadwall 1, Mallard 2, Red-legged Partridge 7, Little Owl 1 & 2 Brown Hares.

 

That’s all for now folks!!!

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