Broomhill Birder

Hi everyone,

just 2 updates for local sightings from Alan Whitehouse.

 

8th January

Wombwell Ings

Present were 2 Mute Swan, 102 Canada Geese, 31 Wigeon, 21 Mallard, 7 Shoveler, 6m+1f Pochard, 5 Teal,  4 Tufted Duck, 2m+1f Goosander, 2 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret ( +1 in dyke across from Old Moor Tavern ), 20 Coot, 2 Moorhen, c200 Lapwing, 148 Golden Plover, 1 Ruff, 103 BH Gull, 1 Common Gull and 1 Mistle Thrush.
 

TPT

7 Lesser Redpoll.
Bolton Ings

On the open water were 3 Mute Swan, 25m+6f Pochard, 29 Tufted Duck, 14 Mallard, 2m+4f Goosander, 2m+2f Goldeneye, 2 Teal, 2 Gadwall, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 128 Coot, 17 BH Gull and 3 Common Gull. Also present were12 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Moorhen, and 32 Lapwing over.

 

6th January

Wombwell Ings

Present were 2 Mute Swan, c100 Canada Geese, 23 Wigeon, 23 Mallard, 14 Shoveler, 13 Teal, 6 Tufted Duck, 2m+1f Pochard, 1 Gadwall, 3 Cormorant, 3 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 19 Coot, 238 Lapwing, 102 Golden Plover, 1 Ruff, 1 Dunlin, 52 BH Gull and 1 Mistle Thrush.
Bolton Ings

On the eastern pool were 2 Mute Swan, 24m+7f  Pochard, 25 Tufted Duck, 16 Mallard, 4m+6f Goosander ( +11 over ), 2m+2f Goldeneye, 4 Shoveler, 2 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 135 Coot, 25 Common Gull and 16 BH Gull. Also present were 4 Canada Geese, 1 Shelduck ( over 11.56am ), 3 Cormorant, 4 Grey Heron, 5 Moorhen, 1 Snipe, 1 Barn Owl, 1 calling Green Woodpecker and 3 Bullfinch.

 

Bye for now!

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