Broomhill Birder

Hi everyone,

a very cold morning but quite warm if you got out of the wind and into the sun. A visit to Edderthorpe this morning with Steve Abbott for the usual sandwich and tea/coffee and then to business.

 

24th February Edderthorpe Flash.

Little Egret 2, Buzzard 3, Pochard 21, Mute Swan 2, Grey Heron 1, Shelduck 5, Shoveler c5, Long-tailed Tit 3, Green Woodpecker 1, Reed Bunting 6, Greylag Goose c64, Wigeon c100, Tufted, Gadwall, Mallard, Lapwing, Black-headed Gull and Common Gull were also present.

 

Sash Compound.

Ringed Plover 2, Pochard 5, Skylark 6.

 

RSPB Oldmoor

Reedbed screen there was 1 Water Rail calling.

 

Waderscrape.

Goldeneye 1♂ & 9♀, Goosander c10, Snipe 1, Herring Gull 1, Lesser black-backed Gull 3, Common Gull 2, Ruff 1, Lapwing, Mallard, Gadwall, Tufted Duck, Teal and Wigeon were also present.

 

Wombwell Ings (c/o Alan Whitehouse)

Present were 2 Mute Swan, 55 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 1 Shelduck, 157 Wigeon, 21 Teal, 10 Mallard, 9 Gadwall, 5 Tufted Duck, 1f Goosander, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 9 Coot, 6 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 189 Golden Plover, c80 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 290 BH Gull, 5 Common Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 6 Skylark, 7 Redwing, 1 Mistle Thrush, 7 Pied Wagtail and 2 Reed Bunting.

Bulling ( Greensand ) Dyke

In the dyke, opposite Old Moor Tavern, a Grey Wagtail, Water Rail and Little Egret were viewable at the same time.

Bolton Ings

On the open water were 4 Mute Swan, 52 Greylag, 34 Tufted Duck, 10 Shoveler,  7m+2f Goosander, 5m+2f Pochard, 6 Gadwall, 5 Mallard, 2m+1f Goldeneye, 2 Wigeon, 1 Teal, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 7 Cormorant, 114 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 146 BH Gull, 5 LBB Gull and 4 Common Gull. Also present were 6 Canada Geese, 1 Buzzard, 1 Grey Partridge, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Jay and 1 Green Woodpecker.

 

That’s all the news for now!

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