Broomhill Birder

Hi everyone,

a very cold to the hands day but nice to be out. So here are today’s (19th March) sightings for the area.

 

Wombwell Ings mid AM

Well done to the person who thought to place the wood chippings over the the previously muddy entranceĀ  surround of the hide. Present were 2 Mute Swan, 52 Canada Geese, 3 Greylag, 2 Shelduck, 196+ Wigeon, 15 Tufted Duck, 10 Mallard, 7 Teal, 7 Gadwall, 6 Shoveler, 1 Grey Heron, 12 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 16 Golden Plover, 5 Lapwing, 3 Redshank, 3 Dunlin, 1 Snipe, 84 BH Gull, 3 Common Gull, 7 Skylark, 2 Sand Martin and 3 Reed Bunting.

Broomhill Flash late AM

Noted were 2 Mute Swan, 58 Canada Geese, 3 Greylag, 3 Shelduck, c50 Wigeon, 19 Tufted Duck, 11 Mallard, 10 Gadwall, 6 Shoveler, 5 Pochard, 2 Teal, 2 Red Legged Partridge, 4+ Little Grebe, 17 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 3 Redshank, 2 Oystercatcher, 250+ BH Gull, 1 Sparrowhawk and 1 Kingfisher.

TPT

Singing males- 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Song Thrush. Also 1 drumming Great Spotted Woodpecker.

Bolton Ings late AM/early PM

On the open water were 3 Mute Swan, 8 Canada Geese, 4 Greylag, 29 Tufted Duck, 11 Pochard, 6 Mallard, 6 Goldeneye, 2 Wigeon, 2 Gadwall, 2 Teal, 1 Shoveler, 2 Cormorant, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Little Grebe, 39 Coot, 5 Moorhen, 265 BH Gull and 4 Common Gull. Also present were 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 2 Snipe 2 Green Woodpecker and 2 Grey Wagtail, Kingfisher 1.

 

Bye for now.

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