Broomhill Birder

Hi everyone,

still here, so never mind the rumours. Quite a few updates to post but not a lot really going on at Broomhill Flash as building work has started on the hide. I will post regular updates regarding progress. These reports are thanks to Alan Whitehouse.  So here goes!

 

The Edge 26th October

Wombwell Ings
Had to shoo two horses out of the hide before I could go in. So please check , before entering, if you see horses using the hide as a scratching post. Otherwise it was a quiet day with 2 Mute Swan, 79 Wigeon, 16 Mallard, 10 Gadwall, 10 Shoveler, 8 Tufted Duck, 7 Teal, 3 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 5 Red Legged Partridge, 5 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 2 Kestrel, 46 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 61 BH Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 8 Stock Dove, 10+ Redwing, 6+ Pied Wagtail, 40+ Goldfinch and 1 Bullfinch.
Bolton Ings
On the open water were 2a+2y Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 34 Pochard, 19 Mallard, 6 Tufted Duck, 5 Gadwall, 2 Teal, 2 female Goosander, 6 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 101 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 45 BH Gull, 15 Common Gull and 1 LBB Gull. Also present were 3 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 4 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 2 Sparrowhawk and 3 Jay.
Broomhill Flash – The workmen were busy building the base for the new hide. NB. There is a viewing screen accessible from the car park.

The Edge 23rd October

Wombwell Ings
Present were 3 Mute Swan, 131 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 102 Wigeon, 46 Mallard, 17 Gadwall, 11 Teal, 8 Shoveler, 7 Tufted Duck, 2 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Red Legged Partridge, 1 Kestrel, 5 Moorhen, 4 Coot, 151 Lapwing, 9 Snipe, 1 Golden Plover, 80+ BH Gull, 1 Common Gull, 20+ Blackbird, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Song Thrush and 1 Meadow Pipit.
Bolton Ings
Another day with excellent views of a cc Marsh Harrier. Unfortunately not close enough for my bridge camera!! On the open water were 3 Mute Swan, 33 Pochard, 25 Mallard, 10 Gadwall, 9 Tufted Duck, 4 Shoveler, 2 Teal, 1 female Goosander, 8 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 79 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 85 BH Gull, 6 Common Gull and 5 LBB Gull. Also present were 4 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 6+ Jay, 30+ Redwing, 10+ Blackbird, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Goldcrest and 1 Bullfinch.

The Edge 22st October

Wombwell Ings
Present were 3 Mute Swan, 37 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 51 Wigeon. 40 Mallard, 28 Teal,12 Gadwall, 10 Tufted Duck, 9 Shoveler, 3 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Kestrel, 8 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 55 Lapwing, 7+ Snipe, 69 BH Gull, 1 Common Gull and 4 Meadow Pipit. A Stoat was seen at the River Dearne Bridge.
Bolton Ings
Highlight was the female Goldeneye, my first of the Autumn. On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 37 Pochard, 19 Mallard, 10 Tufted Duck, 6 Gadwall, 7 Shoveler, 2 Teal, 11 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 81 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 61 BH Gull, 3 Common Gull, 1 Herring Gull and1 LBB Gull. Also present were 1 Kestrel, 23 Lapwing, 1 Black Tailed Godwit, 1 Green Woodpecker, 40+ Fieldfare and 6 Redwing.

The Edge 21st October

Wombwell Ings
Present were 1y Mute Swan, 8 Canada Geese, 49 Wigeon, 33 Mallard, 26 Teal, 21 Gadwall, 13 Shoveler, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 7 Red Legged Partridge, 7 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 51 Lapwing, 7 Snipe, 2 Ruff, 14 BH Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 1 Fieldfare, 6+ Pied Wagtail and 2 Meadow Pipit. In the dead bush near the R.Dearne bridge were 1 Chiffchaff and 4 Goldcrest.
Bolton Ings
Sat down at 11.10am and a Bittern flew along the back edge before dropping into the back channel. The appearance of a cc Marsh Harrier at 11.35 am made the walk from Broomhill even more worthwhile. The Marsh Harrier spent about 10 minutes hovering over waterfowl causing them to dive repeatedly. An hour later it tried its luck at the eastern end of the pool before disappearing westwards pursued by an aggressive Carrion Crow. On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 14 Canada Geese, 37 Pochard, 30 Mallard, 17 Tufted Duck, 14 Gadwall, 3 Shoveler, 2 Teal, 10 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 90 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 86 BH Gull, 7 Common Gull and 2 LBB Gull. Also present were 4 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 15 Lapwing, 3 Snipe, 2 Jay, 1 Green Woodpecker and 6 Redwing.

The Edge 20th October

Wombwell Ings
present were 1y Mute Swan, 54 Wigeon, 14 Teal, 13 Shoveler, 13 Gadwall, 9 Mallard, 7 Tufted Duck, 2 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 4 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 1 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 16 Lapwing, 2 Snipe, 138 BH Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 4 Skylark, 12+ Pied Wagtail, 4 Meadow Pipit, 40+ Redwing, 2 Song Thrush and 1 Yellowhammer.
Bolton Ings
On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 61 Canada Geese, 6 Greylag, 30 Tufted Duck, 29 Pochard, 29 Mallard, 10 Gadwall, 5 Shoveler, 3 Teal, 4 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 11 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 157 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 39 BH Gull, 5 Common Gull and 1 LBB Gull. Also present were 2 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 1 Marsh Harrier, 12 Lapwing, 3 Snipe, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Rook, 11 Redwing and 1 Grey Wagtail.  A Speckled Wood butterfly was taking in the sun on a Buddleia .
Broomhill Flash
A Little Owl was showing on the top lane( J.Seeviour ).

The Edge 19th October

Wombwell Ings
Highlight was 6 Grey Partridge in the back field. Also present were 1y Mute Swan, 15 Canada Geese, 75 Wigeon, 17 Shoveler, 10 Teal, 8 Gadwall, 8 Mallard, 7 Tufted Duck, 2 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 7 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 23 Lapwing, 3 Snipe, 113 BH Gull, 2 Common Gull, c40 Redwing, 2 Song Thrush, 6 Meadow Pipit, 5 Pied Wagtail and 2 Skylark.
Bolton Ings
Amongst the 200+ Lapwing, flushed from Wath Ings was a Spotted Redshank. On the open water were 4a+3y Mute Swan, 8 Canada Geese, 28 Pochard, 22 Tufted Duck, 20 Mallard, 13 Gadwall, 6 Teal, 2 Shoveler, 10 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 117 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 47 BH Gull, 7 Common Gull and 1 LBB Gull. Also noted were 3 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Buzzard, 1 Marsh Harrier, 3 Snipe, 3 Jay, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Green Woodpecker and 1 Grey Wagtail.

The Edge 16th October

Wombwell Ings
Present were 1 Mute Swan, 100+ Canada Geese, 17 Greylag, 67+ Mallard, 55 Wigeon, 31 Teal, 8 Gadwall, 7 Shoveler, 1 Tufted Duck, 1 Pochard, 3 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 1 Sparrowhawk, 73 Lapwing, 2 Snipe, 71 BH Gull and 5 Skylark.
Bolton Ings
On the open water were 4a+2y Mute Swan, 60 Gadwall, 28 Shoveler. 17 Mallard, 17 Pochard, 15 Tufted Duck, 7 Wigeon, 4 Teal, 11 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 127 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 31 BH Gull, 5 Common Gull and 1 LBB Gull. Also present were 8 Cormorant, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Kestrel, 1 Marsh Harrier, 8 Lapwing, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Jay and  1 Grey Wagtail. Calling Goldcrest and Chiffchaff were noted on Warbler Way.
15th October Spurn Point/Kilnsea
Goldcrest 30+, Red Throated Diver 1, Gannet 1, Bonxy 1, Pallas’s Warbler 1, Brambling 2, Red-backed Shrike 1, Great Grey Shrike 1, Jack Snipe 2, Common Scoter 5, Short eared Owl 1 and American Golden Plover juvenile.
Pallas's Warbler

Pallas’s Warbler

Pallas's Warbler

Pallas’s Warbler

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Edge 14th October

Wombwell Ings
Present were 2a+1y Mute Swan, 150+ Canada Geese, 36 Greylag, 75+ Mallard, 46 Wigeon, 14 Teal, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Shoveler, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 4 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 46 Lapwing, 9+ Snipe, 88 BH Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 3 Skylark, 5+ Meadow Pipit and 4 Reed Bunting.
Bolton Ings
Highlight was the brief appearance of a Bittern on the edge of the reed beds . Just long enough to set up my video camera and get 2 seconds of action before it disappeared back into the phragmites. On the open water were 3a+4y Mute Swan, 25 Mallard, 10 Tufted Duck, 9 Pochard, 5 Gadwall, 5 Teal, 1 Shoveler, 12 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe,111 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 22 BH Gull and 5 Common Gull. Also present were 3 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Kestrel, 6 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Jay, 1 Grey Wagtail and a flock 30+ Redwing.

The Edge 13th October

Wombwell Ings
250+ Canada Geese, 60+ Greylag and 75+ Mallard were picking through the stubble in the back field looking for  grain. Also present were3+1y Mute Swan, 123 Wigeon, 22 Teal, 17 Gadwall, 12 Shoveler, 8 Pochard, 3 Tufted Duck, 3 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 4 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 39 Lapwing, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 9+ Snipe, 99 BH Gull, 2 Common Gull and 1 LBB Gull.
Bolton Ings
On the open water were 4 Mute Swan, 21 Mallard, 17 Tufted Duck, 9 Gadwall, 9 Pochard, 8 Shoveler, 8 Teal, 10 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 107 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 35 BH Gull and 4 Common Gull. Also present were 4 Grey Heron, 3 Cormorant, 40+ Lapwing, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Kestrel, 3 Jay, 1 Green Woodpecker and 1 Grey Wagtail.

The Edge 12th October

Wombwell Ings
present were 2+1y Mute Swan, c250 Canada Geese, 60+ Greylag, 47 Wigeon, 41 Mallard, 31 Teal, 8 Shoveler, 7 Gadwall, 5 Pochard, 1 Great White Egret, 1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 1 Sparrowhawk, 72 Lapwing, 9+ Snipe, 102 BH Gull, 3 Skylark, 2 Redwing and 2 Yellowhammer.
Broomhill Flash
The hide was demolished this morning. A viewing screen will be erected  on Wednesday.
Bolton Ings
On the open water were 4a+4y Mute Swan, 15 Greylag, 21 Mallard, 13 Gadwall, 11 Tufted Duck, 5 Pochard, 3 Shoveler, 2 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 19 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 85 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 27 BH Gull, 4 Common Gull and 1 LBB Gull. Also present were 1 Buzzard, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Kestrel, 1 Jay, 2 Greater Spotted Woodpecker and 1 Green Woodpecker.

The Edge 9th October

Wombwell Ings
Present were 2+2y Mute Swan, 54 Wigeon, 47 Mallard, 22 Gadwall, 11 Teal, 7 Shoveler, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Pochard, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Great White Egret, 1 Little Egret, 3 Little Grebe, 3 Moorhen, 3 Coot, 50+ Lapwing, 9+ Snipe, 57 BH Gull, 3 Skylark and 6 Yellowhammer.
Broomhill Flash
The hide will be demolished on Monday. Present were 3y Mute Swan, 250+ Canada Geese, 64 Greylag, 15 Pink Footed Geese, 101 Mallard, 50 Teal, 18 Gadwall, 16 Shoveler, 16 Tufted Duck, 4 Wigeon, 2 Pochard, 5 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 11 Little Grebe, 51 Coot, 11 Moorhen, 1 Buzzard, 7 Lapwing, and 1 Kingfisher.
Bolton Ings
Another good day on the Ings with Bittern, Marsh Harrier and Stonechat being seen within 10 minutes of reaching the hide. On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 28 Greylag, 38 Tufted Duck, 11 Mallard, 9 Pochard, 4 Teal, 4 Shoveler, 16 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 96 Coot, 41 BH Gull, 2 Common Gull and 1 LBB Gull. Also present were 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 79 Lapwing, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Whitethroat and 1f Blackcap. On the TPT were 2 Comma and 1 Brimstone butterflies.

The Edge 8th October

 Wombwell Ings
Present were 109 Mallard, 57 Wigeon, 24 Teal, 14 Gadwall, 6 Shoveler, 1 Tufted Duck, 1 Great White Egret, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 51 Lapwing, 5+ Snipe, 55 BH Gull, 8 Redwing, 4 Meadow Pipit and 3 Skylark.
Broomhill Flash
Fencing for a secure compound to house equipment for the construction of the new hide crosses in front of the old hide and so views of the flash are restricted. Through the grill I could see 3+4y Mute Swan, 137 Canada Geese, 38 Greylag, 15 Pink Footed Geese, 27 Teal, 21 Tufted Duck, 16 Gadwall, 14 Mallard, 6 Shoveler, 5 Pochard, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 12 Little Grebe, 59 Coot, 5 Moorhen, 14 Lapwing and 1 Kestrel. J Thompson saw a Little Owl on the top lane.
Bolton Ings
Highlight was not the male Pintail on the eastern pool, or the Barn Owl over the west end, or the cream crowned Marsh Harrier ,through at 12.40pm,  and the 30+ Snipe it  flushed into the air but the Bat  hunting for food high over Wath Ings  (seen at 1pm from Warbler Way ). On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 41 Greylag, 12 Canada Geese, 28 Mallard, 18 Shoveler, 17 Tufted Duck, 4 Pochard, 2 Gadwall, 2 Teal, 21 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 118 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 53 BH Gull, 1 LBB Gull and 1 Common Gull. Also present were 7 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 16 Lapwing, 23 Jay and 1 Kingfisher.
Spurn Point 7th October.
Bird of the day was a Red-backed Shrike, also Yellow Browed and Goldcrest about.
Red-backed Shrike

Red-backed Shrike

Red-backed Shrike

Red-backed Shrike

The Edge 6th October

Wombwell Ings

In the backfield were 101 Canada Geese, 13 Greylag, 11 Pink Footed Geese and 3 Skylark( one singing). The geese flew over to Broomhill Flash late morning. On the main flash were 3 Mute Swan, 155 Mallard, 58 Wigeon, 44 Teal, 24 Gadwall, 7 Shoveler, 1 Tufted Duck, 2 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 62 Lapwing, 3 Snipe , 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 LBB Gull and 17 BH Gull. A Sparrowhawk, high over Darfield Church, was mobbed by corvids.
Keith Fisher had a Greenshank on the corner pond and he heard a Water Rail calling.
Broomhill Flash

Noted were 2+4y Mute Swan, 124 Mallard, 38 Teal, 21 Tufted Duck, 14 Shoveler, 8 Gadwall, 5 Pochard, 2 Wigeon, 8 Little Grebe, 6 Cormorant, 4 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 73 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 14 Lapwing, 1 Spotted Redshank ( probably the bird seen early AM on Wombwell ), 1 Buzzard, 132 BH Gull, 1 LBB Gull and 1 Swallow.
Bolton Ings

Waterfowl continue to drop in numbers with 2 Mute Swan, 17 Canada Geese, 14 Greylag, 21 Mallard, 13 Tufted Duck, 11 Shoveler, 2 Gadwall, 2 Pochard, 9 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 119 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 97 BH Gull, 1 LBB Gull and 1 Common Gull on the open water. Also present were 5 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 55 Lapwing, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Greater Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Blackcap and 1 Bullfinch.

The Edge 5th October

Wombwell Ings
Present were 2 Mute Swan, 196 Mallard, 52 Wigeon, 25 Gadwall, 23 Teal, 12 Shoveler, 1 Tufted Duck, 12 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron. 5 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 1 Little Grebe, 61 Lapwing, 4 Snipe, 1 Kestrel, 24 BH Gull and 1 LBB Gull.
Broomhill Flash
Noted were 2+4y Mute Swan, 53 Teal, 47 Mallard, 20 Tufted Duck, 16 Shoveler, 12 Gadwall, 10 Wigeon, 2 Pochard, 4 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 10 Little Grebe, 69 Coot, 6 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 3 Snipe, 1 LBB Gull, 1 Kingfisher and 1 Swallow.
Bolton Ings
On the open water were 121 Canada Geese, 72 Greylag, 17 Tufted Duck, 14 Mallard, 6 Pochard, 4 Gadwall, 3 Shoveler, 2 Teal, 14 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 98 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 45 BH Gull, 5 LBB Gull and 2 Common Gull. Also present were 5 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Grey Wagtail and 1Goldcrest.
Edderthorpe Flash 2nd October
Little Egret 12, Ruff 3, Grey Heron 3, Snipe 6+, Sparrowhawk 1, Buzzard 1, Kingfisher 1, Linnet c20.

The Edge 25th September

Wombwell Ings
Present were 1 Greylag, 43 Gadwall, 22 Teal, 12 Wigeon, 7 Mallard, 7 Shoveler, 4 Pochard, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Moorhen, 121 Lapwing, 2 Snipe, 1 Kestrel, 22 BH Gull, 1 Swallow, 5 Linnet and 3 Reed Bunting.
Broomhill Flash
Noted were 4+5y Mute Swan, 132 Canada Geese, 67 Greylag, 140 Mallard, 94 Teal, 64 Gadwall, 21 Shoveler, 12 Tufted Duck, 6 Wigeon, 2 Pochard, 1 Red Legged Partridge, 2 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret(5 early AM), 15 Little Grebe, 68 Coot, 6 Moorhen, and a singing Chiffchaff(car park).
Bolton Ings
On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 8 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 10 Tufted Duck, 6 Pochard, 4 Gadwall, 4 Mallard, 2 Teal, 4 Cormorant, 15 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 99 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 13 BH Gull and 2 LBB Gull. Also present were 4 Grey Heron, 1 Great White Egret, 88 Lapwing, 2 Black Tailed Godwit, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel and 1 Kingfisher.

The Edge 24th September

Wombwell Ings
Walked onto the Ings to the sound of a singing Chiffchaff along the Bulling Dyke. Prior to the arrival of the digger and it starting to clear juncus grass around the edge of the flash, I counted 43 Mallard, 21 Wigeon, 11 Pochard, 5 Shoveler, 2 Tufted Duck, 3 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 97 Lapwing, 170+ BH Gull and 1 Kestrel. Didn’t have time to count the Teal or Gadwall before all the water birds left when the digger appeared.
Broomhill Flash
Noted were 2+5y Mute Swan, 82 Canada Geese, 13 Greylag, 116 Mallard, 73 Gadwall, 67 Teal, 18 Wigeon, 17 Shoveler, 6 Tufted Duck, 3 Pochard, 5 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 76 Coot, 8 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard and 14 Lapwing.
Bolton Ings
On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 10 Canada Geese, 18 Tufted Duck, 7 Shoveler, 6 Gadwall, 5 Mallard, 4 Pochard, 4 Teal, 13 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 112 Coot, 3 Moorhen and 55 BH Gull. Also present were 5 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 57 Lapwing, 1 Black Tailed Godwit, 1 Kingfisher, 4 House Martin (only hirundines seen today ) and 1 Grey Wagtail.

The Edge 23rd September

Wombwell Ings
Present were 2 Mute Swan, 1 Greylag, 63 Wigeon, 51 Gadwall, 51 Mallard, 20 Teal, 11 Shoveler, 2 Pochard, 1 Tufted Duck, 2 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Kestrel, 60+ Lapwing, 7 BH Gull, 1 Redstart and 8 Linnet.
Broomhill Flash
Noted were 2+5y Mute Swan, 62 Canada Geese, 112 Teal, 98 Mallard, 64 Gadwall, 61 Wigeon, 12 Shoveler, 10 Tufted Duck, 2 Pochard, 2 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 75 Coot, 7 Moorhen, 1 Grey Heron, 20 Little Grebe, 5 Grey Partridge, 1 Buzzard and 1 Little Owl.
Bolton Ings
On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 13 Tufted Duck, 12 Mallard, 7 Gadwall, 3 Pochard,  3 Teal, 118 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 44 BH Gull and 2 LBB Gull. Also present were 8 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 30 Lapwing, 4 Snipe and 1 Jay.
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