Broomhill Birder

Hi everyone,

another nice and quite warm (in places) day and a pleasant walk on to Bolton Ings as well in the company of Mr Whitehouse. Here are todays sightings for the usual places for 10th March.

Wombwell Ings mid AM

 

Present were 5 Mute Swan, 55 Canada Geese, 3 Shelduck, 140+ Wigeon, 10 Tufted Duck, 9 Mallard, 7 Teal, 4 Gadwall, 3 Shoveler, 3 Grey Heron, 15 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 6 Golden Plover, 32 Lapwing, 1 Redshank, 155 BH Gull, 6 Common Gull, 5 Skylark, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Mistle Thrush and 3 Reed Bunting. Late AM- 2 Redshank and 1 Little Egret were also seen.

 

Broomhill Flash late AM

 

Noted were 5 Mute Swan, 105 Canada Geese, 3 Greylag, 3 Shelduck, 63 Wigeon, 26 Tufted Duck, 15 Gadwall, 3 Teal, 3 Pochard, 3 Goldeneye, 1 Shoveler, 2 Red Legged Partridge, 5 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 21 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 200+ BH Gull and 2 LBB Gull.

 

Bolton Ings late AM/ early PM

 

On the open water were 3 Mute Swan, 35 Tufted Duck, 18 Pochard, 10 Shoveler, 9 Mallard, 4 Gadwall, 2 Goldeneye, 1 Teal, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 12 Little Grebe, 33 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 186+ BH Gull, 13 Common Gull and 2 LBB Gull. Also present were 11 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 yaffling Green Woodpecker and 1 Grey Wagtail.

 

That’s all for today.

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