Broomhill Birder

Hi everyone,

a slightly warmer day today out of the wind but perishing in it. Here are todays sightings 3rd March.

 

Wombwell Ings mid AM

 

First for me on the Ings, this year,  were 13 Golden Plover and 1 Oystercatcher. Is it ‘Spring’? Also present were 91 Canada Geese, 3 Greylag, 2 Shelduck, 78+ Wigeon, 9 Tufted Duck, 6 Teal, 4 Mallard, 4 Gadwall, 8 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 9 Lapwing, 6 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 1 singing Song Thrush, 1 Mistle Thrush, 5 Skylark, 1 Grey Wagtail over and 1 Pied Wagtail.

 

Broomhill Flash late AM

 

Noted were 19 Canada Geese, 32+ Wigeon, 12 Mallard, 11 Tufted Duck, 9 Teal, 6 Shoveler, 6 Pochard, 5 Gadwall, 1m+1f Goldeneye, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 25 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 300+ BH Gull and 3 Common Gull.

 

Bolton Ings late AM/early PM

 

On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 9 Greylag, 13 Shoveler, 7 Tufted Duck, 7 Teal, 6 Mallard, 2m+2f Goldeneye, 3 Pochard, 2 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 39 Coot, 84 BH Gull, 3 Common Gull and 1 Herring Gull. Also present were 1 Greater Spotted Woodpecker,  2 Stonechat and 1 Grey Wagtail.

 

Bye for now!

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