Broomhill Birder

Hi everyone,

here are the latest updates for the Broomhill area.

 

3rd August.

Wombwell Ings

Very quiet with 5 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, 29 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 8 Lapwing, 12 BH Gull, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 20+ House Martin and 2 Linnet.

Broomhill Flash

Noted were 2 Mute Swan+5 cygnets, 17 Canada Geese, 27 Mallard, 16 + 18y Gadwall, 9 + 5y Tufted Duck, 1 Shoveler, 1 Pochard, 16 Little Grebe, 166 Coot, 6 Moorhen, 25 Lapwing, 4 Snipe, 3 Little Ringed Plover, 3 Green Sandpiper, 4 LBB Gull, 1 Common Gull, 1 Little Owl , 2 Yellow Wagtail and 5 Linnet.

Bolton Ings

The only warbler heard singing was a Grasshopper Warbler reeling near the Cormorant Hide. On the open water were 4 Mute Swan + 7 cygnets, 14 Canada Geese, 77 Gadwall, 25+29y Tufted Duck, 10 Pochard, 8 Mallard, 4 Shoveler, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 18 Little Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 229 Coot, 8 Moorhen and 121 BH Gull. Also present were 2 Little Egret, 1 Kestrel, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Green Woodpecker and 1 Grey Wagtail.

 

2nd August.

Broomhill Flash.

Green Sandpiper 3, Little ringed Plover 1, Ringed Plover 1, Whimbrel 3, Snipe 7, Yellow Wagtail 2, Kingfisher 1.

 

1st August.

Broomhill Flash.

Sparrowhawk 1, Little ringed Plover 3, Green Sandpiper 2, Swift 1, House Martin 1, Snipe 2, Teal 1, Little Grebe 13.

 

30th July.

Broomhill Flash.

Mute Swan 2 ad & 5 cygnet, Snipe, Lesser black backed Gull 6, Little Grebe 9, Kingfisher 1, Little ringed Plover 1, Oystercatcher 3, Grey Heron 1, Black-tailed Godwit 8.

 

29th July.

Broomhill Flash.

Little Grebe 13, Mute Swan 2 ad & 5 cygnet, Lesser black backed Gull 3, Green Sandpiper 3, Snipe 4, Grey Heron 1, Redshank 1, Little Egret 1, Water Rail 1, Pochard 2, Greenshank 1, Common Sandpiper 3, Yellow Wagtail 1, Shoveler 1 ♀.

 

28th July.

Broomhill Flash.

Tufted Duck 6 & 15 juv, Teal 2, Lesser black backed Gull 5, Green Sandpiper 2, Fox 1, Swift 20+, Water Rail juv, Snipe 5, Sparrowhawk 1.

 

That’s all for now.

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