Broomhill Birder

HI again,

here are the latest sightings for the area.

 

23rd December Wombwell Ings

Present were 242 Canada Geese, 4 Greylag, 90+ Wigeon, 11 Mallard, 7 Shoveler, 6 Tufted Duck, 3 Teal, 2 Goosander, 3 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 13 Coot, 87 Lapwing, 54 Golden Plover, 1 Ruff, c10 Red Legged Partridge, 3 Grey Partridge and 1 Mistle Thrush.
TPT

A flock of c30 Siskin.( K.Foundation.)
Bolton Ings

On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 38 Pochard, 14 Tufted Duck, 2m+3f Goldeneye, 5 Shoveler, 4 Gadwall, 2 Goosander, 1 Mallard, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 135 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 96 BH Gull, 7 Common Gull and 1 Herring Gull. Also present were 3 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron and 1 Green Woodpecker.

 

22nd December Broomhill Flash

Noted were 1 Mute Swan, 12 Canada Geese, 48 Gadwall, 14 Tufted Duck, 7 Shoveler, 5 Pochard, 4 Mallard, 2 Teal, 2 Wigeon, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 21 Coot, 31 BH Gull and 1 Buzzard ( the dark coloured bird often seen sitting on the posts on the northern side of the flash.)
Wombwell Ings

Present were 1 Mute Swan, 174 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 116 Wigeon, 12 Mallard,11 Teal, 7 Shoveler, 5 Goosander, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 7 Coot, 33 Golden Plover, 1 Lapwing, 49 BH Gull, 2 Common Gull and 1 Herring Gull.
Bolton Ings

On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 44 Tufted Duck, 32 Pochard, 4 Goldeneye, 3 Mallard, 2 Shoveler, 2 Gadwall, 1m Goosander, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 111 Coot, 41 BH Gull, 25 Common Gull and 2 Herring Gull. Also present were 22 Canada Geese, 5 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Mistle Thrush and 2 Bullfinch.

 

21st December Wombwell Ings

A good start with a Little Egret in the dyke across from the Old Moor Tavern. On the Ings were 3 Mute Swan, 79 Canada Geese, 127 Wigeon, 10 Mallard, 6 Tufted Duck, 56 Shoveler, 5 Teal, 2 Gadwall, 1 male Goosander, 3 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 11 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 62 Golden Plover, 47 Lapwing, 63 BH Gull and 1 Mistle Thrush.

TPT

3 Siskin, 1 Jay, 1 Redwing.
Bolton Ings

On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 24 Tufted Duck, 13 Pochard, 2m+3f Goosander, 2m+2f Goldeneye, 4 Mallard, 1 Shoveler, 4 Cormorant, 1 Heron, 1 Little Egret, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 148 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 11 BH Gull and 5 Common Gull.

 

That’s all the news for now and wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for 2016!

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