a couple of updates for you for 28th and 29th January and the container at Broomhill Flash was broken into last night and some tools and boxes of screws were taken so the hide at Broomhill Flash is taking 4-5 months longer than expected.
29th January Wombwell Ings
Walked on to see 2 shooters in the backfield, along with decoy Canada Geese. Saw one Canada Goose taken out of the sky and there appeared to be two other dead birds piled against the hedge. Compared to recent days, numbers of Canada Geese, Lapwing, Golden Plover and Shoveler were down. Present were 2 Mute Swan, 104 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 145 Wigeon, 25 Teal, 6 Tufted Duck, 6 Mallard, 4m Pochard, 1m+1f Goosander, 3 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 14 Coot, 112 Golden Plover, 33 Lapwing, 58 BH Gull and 3 Common Gull.
On the open water were 3 Mute Swan, 7m+9f Pochard, 14 Tufted Duck, 7m+7f Goosander, 11 Shoveler, 9 Teal, 7 Mallard, 3m+3f Goldeneye, 5 Gadwall, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 145 Coot, 142 BH Gull, 18 Common Gull and 1 Herring Gull. Also present were 17 Canada Geese, 7 Greylag, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 11 Lapwing and 1 Green Woodpecker.
28th January Filey Brigg
Gannet, Eider, Fulmar, Kittiwake, Redshank, Knot, Purple Sandpiper, Cormorant, Shag, Red-throated Diver, Guillemot, Razorbill, Little Auk.
Grey Seal, Herring Gull, Lesser black backed Gull, Slavonian Grebe 1, Black-necked Grebe 2.
Mallard, Greylag Goose, Mute Swan, Tufted Duck, Little Grebe, Kingfisher, Kestrel, Lbb Gull.
Lbb Gull, Mediterranean Gull 4.
That’s all the news for now.