Broomhill Birder

Hi everyone,

well it does look like the new hide will be open on Saturday 30th April from 9.30am which is very good news after the length of time it has taken to complete, just hope the wait was worth it which i’m sure it will be.

As for today’s sightings here they are.

 

28th April Wombwell Ings

First Yellow Wagtail of the year for me on the Ings. Also noted  were 2 Mute Swan, 51 Canada Geese, 12 Greylag, 3 Shelduck, 16 Mallard, 11 Gadwall, 11 Tufted Duck, 8 Shoveler, 2 Teal, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 10 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 5 Lapwing, 3 Redshank, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Swift, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Song Thrush,2 Blackcap, 1 Willow Warbler and 1 Whitethroat.
TPT

Singing males 9 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat  and 1 yaffling Green Woodpecker.
Bolton Ings

Highlight were the two Black Necked Grebe in full summer plumage. On the open water were 1 Mute Swan, 19 Tufted Duck, 8 Mallard, 8 Gadwall, 8 Pochard, 1 drake Pintail, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Little Grebe, 46 Coot, c500 BH Gull, 2 LBB Gull and 1 Common Gull. Also present were 7 Greylag, 5 Canada Geese, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Blackcap and 1 Chiffchaff.

 

Oldmoor Waderscrape/Green Lane

Chiffchaff 2, Yellowhammer 1, Reed Bunting 4+, Robin 2, Sand Martin 6+, Pintail Duck 1♂, Goosander 1♀, Common Sandpiper 1, Avocet 1, Med Gull 1, Oystercatcher 2, Redshank 2, Gadwall 20+, Teal 6+, Mute Swan 1, Shoveler 2+, Little Grebe 2, Tufted Duck 30+, Canada Goose 1, Greylag Goose 1.

 

Wath Ings

Gadwall 20+, Tufted Duck 12+, Shoveler 4+, Teal, Shelduck 2, Redshank 1, Mute Swan 1, Canada Goose 8, Long-tailed Tit 2, Chiffchaff 1.

 

Warbler Way

Jay 2.

 

That’s about it for today, hope you all have a great bank holiday Monday!

 

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