Broomhill Birder

Hi everyone,

I confirm the New hide at Broomhill Flash is now open to the public but there are still a few things on the snagging list to complete.  The keys were handed out to the volunteers yesterday and within 10 minutes of opening we had a Hobby come through and then a Common Tern, so all good stuff!  There we be an official opening in the summer time to be confirmed.

 

Sunday 1st May Broomhill Flash.

Shelduck 2, Oystercatcher 2, Little Grebe 1, Great-crested Grebe 2, Mallard 1, Tufted Duck 16, Gadwall 11, Mute Swan 2, Pochard 5♂ & 1♀, Lesser black-backed Gull , Canada Geese 40+, Greylag Geese 12, Swallow 30+, Sand Martin 3+, Redshank 1.

Saturday 30th April Broomhill Flash

Noted were 2 Mute Swan, 32 Canada Geese, 11 Greylag, 23 Tufted Duck, 6 Gadwall, 4 Mallard, 2 Pochard, 1 Shoveler, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 17 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 1 Red Legged Partridge, 1 Buzzard, 1 Hobby, 1 Kestrel, 6 Lapwing, 2 Oystercatcher, and 200+ BH Gull.
Wombwell Ings

A very good day even though I got soaked walking to the hide. Always nice to see the first Lapwing chick of the year. Present were 2 Mute Swan, 36 Canada Geese, 8 Greylag, 3 Shelduck, 13 Tufted Duck, 11 Mallard, 4 Gadwall, 2 Shoveler, 2 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 11 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 2 Redshank, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 35 BH Gull, 4 LBB Gull, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Wheatear, 6+ Pied Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail and 1 Yellow Wagtail.

 

Check back soon.

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