Broomhill Birder

Hi everyone,

here are today’s sightings for the area from Alan Whitehouse and myself.

 

2nd May Wombwell Ings

5 Mute Swan, 42 Canada Geese, 13 Greylag, 2 Shelduck, 13 Tufted Duck, 11 Mallard. 4 Gadwall, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Lapwing, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 1 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 13 BH Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 1 Mistle Thrush, 3 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail and 2 Linnet.

Warbler Way

Singing Males 10 Chiffchaff, 9 Willow Warbler, 5 Blackcap, 5 Whitethroat, 1 Willow Tit and 1 yaffling Green Woodpecker.

Bolton Ings

On the open water were 3 Mute Swan, 4 Greylag, 13 Tufted Duck, 5 Pochard, 4 Mallard, 4 Gadwall, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, c500 BH Gull, 3 LBB Gull and 1 Common Gull. Also present were 17 Canada Geese, 1 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk and 1 Kestrel.

Broomhill Flash

6.30am Lesser White Throat singing in the car park, 2 Mute Swan, 18 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 1 Shelduck, 21 Tufted Duck, 9 Mallard, 9 Gadwall, 6 Pochard, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Red Legged Partridge, 1 Grey Partridge, 25 Coot, 5 Moorhen, 2 Lapwing, 130+ BH Gull, 1 LBB Gull and a Yellow Wagtail.

 

Also a fox carrying food 19.45.

 

Bye for now!

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