Broomhill Birder

Hi guys,

welcome to my blog and here are two more updates for the Dearne Valley area for the 29th February and the 1st March which is the 1st day of spring.

1st March Wombwell Ings

A fine start to Spring with 2 Black Tailed Godwit and 1 Ruff on the Ings. Also present were 2 Mute Swan, 122 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 101 Wigeon, 11 Teal, 10 Mallard, 8 Tufted Duck, 3m+2f Goosander, 3 Gadwall, 2 Red Legged Partridge, 2 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 9 Coot, 5 Moorhen, 13 Lapwing, 139 BH Gull, 5 Common Gull, 1 Mistle Thrush, 4 Skylark and 6 Pied Wagtail.

Bolton Ings

On the open water were 5 Mute Swan, 29 Greylag, 15 Tufted Duck, 10 Pochard, 10 Gadwall, 1m+4f Goldeneye, 2 Mallard, 1f Goosander, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 112 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 203 BH Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 LBB Gull and 1 Herring Gull. Also present were 3 Canada Geese, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 female Sparrowhawk and 1 Green Woodpecker.

 

29th February Wombwell Ings

A quiet morning on the Ings with 2 Mute Swan, 37 Canada Geese 3 Greylag, 254 Wigeon, 13 Teal, 10 Tufted Duck, 8 Gadwall, 4 Mallard, 2 Pochard, 11 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 2 Grey Heron, 35 Lapwing, 227 BH Gull, 5 Common Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 4 Skylark and 1 Mistle Thrush.

Bulling (Greensand) Dyke

Water Rail and Grey Wagtail.

Bolton Ings

On the open water were 3 Mute Swan, 65 Greylag, 31 Tufted Duck, 22 Gadwall, 6 Teal, 1m+4f Goldeneye, 4 Mallard, 2 Pochard, 1m+1f Goosander, 5 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 101 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 135 BH Gull,8 Common Gull and 5 LBB Gull. Also present were 4 Canada Geese, 1 Kestrel, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Lapwing and 1 Willow Tit.

 

That’s all the news for now but check back again tomorrow for the latest news!

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