Broomhill Birder

Hi everyone,

quite a bit colder on the hands today than of recent days but with the cold northerly blowing in not surprising but still quite warm in the sun.  Here are todays sightings for 1st May for the area.

 

Wombwell Ings

Present were 2 Mute Swan, 12 Canada Geese, 6 Greylag, 28 Tufted Duck, 15 Gadwall, 12 Mallard, 5 Teal, 2 Wigeon, 1 Shoveler, 19 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 7 Lapwing, 1 Dunlin, 1 Redshank, 1 Oystercatcher, 5 Skylark, 1 Meadow Pipit, 4 Pied Wagtail, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Linnet and 1 Sedge Warbler.
Broomhill Flash

Highlight was the Barn Owl over the old tip. Also noted were 2 Mute Swan, 27 Canada Geese, 9 Greylag, 1 Pink Footed Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose, 23 Tufted Duck, 8 Mallard, 7 Gadwall,1 Shoveler, 5 Little Grebe, 12 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 2 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 LBB Gull, 1 Blackcap  and 1 Sedge Warbler.
Warbler Way

Singing males- 10 Willow Warbler, 9 Chiffchaff, 9 Whitethroat, 8 Blackcap, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler and 1 Song Thrush.
Bolton Ings

On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 15 Canada Geese, 5 Greylag, 18 Tufted Duck, 6 Pochard, 5 Gadwall, 3 Mallard, 7 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe and 2 LBB Gull. Also present were 1 Buzzard, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Greater Spotted Woodpecker and 2 Grey Wagtail.

 

Bye for now.

This entry was posted in Birding, Broomhill Flash 21st August.

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