Broomhill Birder

Hi everyone,

here are the sightings for the local area from my friend Alan Whitehouse.

 

5th September Wombwell Ings

Present were 112 Canada Geese, 46 Teal, 5 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck, 3 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Moorhen, 2 Kestrel,1 Sparrowhawk, 150+ Lapwing, 1 Ringed Plover, 52 BH Gull, 1 LBB Gull and 1 Linnet.
Broomhill Flash

Noted were 2 Mute Swan, 11 Canada Geese, 38 Mallard, 36 Gadwall, 33 Tufted Duck, 14 Teal, 3 Wigeon, 1 Garganey, 1 Shoveler, 43 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 15 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Cormorant, 31 Coot, 14 Moorhen, 18 Lapwing, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Snipe, 1 Greenshank, 1 Black Tailed Godwit, 1 LBB Gull and 1 Kingfisher.

Bolton Ings

Felt healthy on the Ings with me getting “My-five-a-day”, Raptors that is!!! Highlight was a Hobby that gave excellent views as it hunted high and low over the eastern pool for nearly 45 minutes. The supporting cast of 3 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk and 1cc Marsh Harrier also showed well. On the open water were 2+3y Mute Swan, 16 Canada Geese, 12 Gadwall, 11 Tufted Duck, 4 Pochard, 3 Mallard, 15 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 89 Coot, 5 BH Gull and  4 Common Gull. Also present were 1 Little Egret, 44 Lapwing, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Jay, 1 Green Woodpecker and 1 Grey Wagtail.

 

Check back soon for more sightings!

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