Broomhill Birder

Hi everyone,

here are todays sightings for Broomhill Flash, Wombwell Ings and Bolton Ings for 11th March.

 

Wombwell Ings mid AM

 

Present were 7 Mute Swan, 67 Canada Geese, 8 Greylag, 173+ Wigeon, 12 Tufted Duck, 11 Mallard, 5 Shoveler, 5 Teal, 2 Gadwall, 12 Lapwing, 2 Redshank, 11 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 144 BH Gull, 2 Common Gull, 5 Skylark and 1 Grey Wagtail.

 

Broomhill Flash late AM

Highlight was an Egyptian Goose with a dodgy wing which appears to be affecting its flight. Also noted were 5 Mute Swan, 105+ Canada Geese, 6 Greylag, 2 Shelduck, 53 Wigeon, 12 Gadwall, 11 Mallard, 9 Tufted Duck, 8 Teal, 4 Pochard, 2 Goldeneye, 2 Shoveler, 2 Grey Partridge, 5 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 21 Lapwing, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Snipe, 27 Coot, 2 Moorhen and 205+ BH Gull.
 Bolton Ings late AM/early PM
On the open water were 4 Mute Swan, 17 Tufted Duck, 9 Mallard, 8 Pochard, 6 Shoveler, 2 Pochard, 2 Goldeneye, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 49 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 174 BH Gull, 12 Common Gull and 2 Herring Gull. Also present were 7 Canada Geese, 6 Greylag, 1 Cormorant over, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 1 Snipe, 1 Grey Wagtail  and 2 Stonechat.
That’s all for now.
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