Broomhill Birder

Hi everyone,

a few updates from Alan Whitehouse and the Broomhill Logbook as not being able to get out due to a trapped nerve in my back, so taking it easy.  So starting with todays sightings.

 

22nd September.

Wombwell Ings

Present were 2 Mute Swan, 8 Greylag, 3 Canada Geese, 65 Mallard, 35 Wigeon, 34 Gadwall, 32 Wigeon, 11 Shoveler, 4 Pochard, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Great White Egret, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 5 Moorhen,1 Kestrel, 56 Lapwing, 13 BH Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 1 calling Green Woodpecker, 4 Meadow Pipits and 1 singing Skylark.
Broomhill Flash

Noted were 2+5y Mute Swan, 41 Canada Geese, 21 Greylag, 70 Mallard, 61 Teal, 48 Gadwall, 14 Tufted Duck, 7 Shoveler, 5 Wigeon, 21 Little Grebe, 3 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Cormorant, 78 Coot, 9 Moorhen, 6 Lapwing, 3 Snipe, 1 BH Gull and 1 Buzzard.
Bolton Ings

On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 13 Canada Geese, 16 Tufted Duck, 10 Mallard, 8 Gadwall, 3 Pochard, 3 Teal,16 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 101 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 55 BH Gull and 3 LBB Gull. Also present were 4 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 48 Lapwing,2 Snipe, 2 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kingfisher and 1 Grey Wagtail.

 

21st September.

Wombwell Ings

Present were 2 Mute Swan, 106 Mallard, 28 Wigeon, 13 Gadwall, 12 Teal,10 Pochard, 9 Shoveler, 2 Tufted Duck, 3 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 4 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 1 Kestrel, 59 Lapwing, 3 Snipe, 8 BH Gull and 3 LBB Gull.
Broomhill Flash

Noted were 2+5y Mute Swan, 16 Canada Geese, 56 Gadwall, 54 Teal, 28 Mallard, 12 Tufted Duck, 12 Wigeon, 3 Shoveler, 1 Pochard, 3 Cormorant, 3 Little Egret, 19 Little Grebe, 79 Coot, 5 Moorhen, 60+ Lapwing, 5 Snipe and 2 Meadow Pipits.

Bolton Ings

On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 11 Canada Geese, 13 Gadwall, 8 Tufted Duck, 8 Mallard, 2 Shoveler, 2 Teal, 18 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 114 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 24 BH Gull and 2 LBB Gull. Also present were 7 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 48 Lapwing, 4+ Snipe, 1 calling Green Woodpecker and 1 Grey Wagtail.

 

20th September.

Broomhill Flash.

Mute Swan 2ad & 5 young, Little Grebe 30, Mallard 15, Gadwall 65, Teal 61, Tufted Duck 14, Grey Heron 1, Little Egret 3, Lesser Black backed Gull 7, Wigeon 3, Shoveler 8, Red-legged Partridge 2, Snipe 4+, Pochard 1, Buzzard 5, Sparrowhawk 1♀, Swift 1, Swallow 50, Herring Gull 15+, Cormorant 3.

19th September.

Broomhill Flash

Peregrine Falcon ♀(Little Broomhill), Mute Swan 3ad & 5 young, Little Grebe 22+, Mallard 20, Gadwall 57, Teal 69, Shoveler 10, Wigeon 5, Snipe 6, Tufted Duck 16, Pochard 2, Cormorant 3+, Buzzard 1, Little Egret 1, Swallow 9, Grey Heron 1, Sparrowhawk 1♀.

18th September.

Wombwell Ings

Present were 2 Mute Swan, 75 Teal, 42 Gadwall, 26 Wigeon, 12 Mallard, 11 Shoveler, 5 Pochard, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 5 Little Grebe, 5 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 25 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 6 BH Gull and 1 Common Tern.

Broomhill Flash

The Common Tern that was on the ings made a short appearance on the flash before flying west at 9.55am. Also noted were 2a+5y Mute Swan, 7 Canada Geese, 57 Gadwall, 37 Teal, 21 Mallard, 12 Tufted Duck, 7 Shoveler, 6 Wigeon, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 16 Little Grebe, 96 Coot, 16 Moorhen, c25 Lapwing, 12 Snipe, 1 Ruff, c80 House Martin and c80 Swallows.

Bolton Ings

On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 13 Canada Geese, 21 Gadwall, 11 Tufted Duck, 4 Mallard, 4 Pochard, 3 Shoveler, 8 Cormorant, 4 Grey Heron, 20 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 112 Coot, 5 Moorhen and 72 BH Gull. Also present were 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk,29 Lapwing, 1 Green Woodpecker and 1 Grey Wagtail.

 

That’s all for now will post next update tomorrow.

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