Broomhill Birder

Hi again,

here are the latest sightings for the area from Alan Whitehouse again as I’ve had a couple of days away in Whitby.

 

8th September Wombwell Ings

Highlight was the 2 Bar Tailed Godwit that dropped in for twenty minutes at 9.00am. Also present were 23 Canada Geese, 66 Teal, 9 Mallard, 3 Shoveler, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Kestrel, 3 Red Legged Partridge, 157 Lapwing, 2 Greenshank, 2 Snipe, 25 BH Gull and 1 Linnet.
Broomhill Flash

Noted were 2 Mute Swan, 25 Canada Geese, 42 Teal, 33 Mallard, 26 Tufted Duck, 19 Gadwall, 8 Shoveler, 2 Wigeon, 42 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 12 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 18 Moorhen, 7 Coot, 9 Lapwing, 4+ Snipe, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Common Sandpiper,1 Ruff, 1 Greenshank,11 BH Gull and 1 Little Owl.

Bolton Ings

Highlight was the extended views of a hunting Hobby from 12.20 -1.00pm. On the open water were 1+1y Mute Swan, 48 Greylag, 19 Tufted Duck, 8 Gadwall, 4 Pochard, 2 Mallard, 16 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 84 Coot and 1 LBB Gull. Also present were 2 Cormorant, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk, 2 Green Woodpecker and 1 Grey Wagtail.

 

7th September Wombwell Ings

Present were 36 Canada Geese, 41 Teal, 19 Mallard, 1 Shoveler, 4 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 142 Lapwing, 5 Ringed Plover, 1 Snipe and 13 BH Gull.

Broomhill Flash

Noted were 2 Mute Swan, 111 Canada Geese, 60+ Teal, 55 Mallard, 42 Tufted Duck, 20 + Gadwall, 7 Shoveler, 5 Wigeon, 2 Pochard, 1 Garganey, 41 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 7 Cormorant, 12 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 17 Moorhen, 9 Coot, 100+ Lapwing, 2+ Common Sandpiper, 1 Greeen Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank and 2 Snipe.

Bolton Ings

On the open water were 1+3y Mute Swan, 78 Greylag, 4 Canada Geese, 59 Gadwall, 20 Tufted Duck, 11 Shoveler, 5 Pochard, 2 Mallard, 14 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 78 Coot, 3 Moorhen and 2 LBB Gull. Also present were 4 Cormorant, 5 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2cc Marsh Harrier, 1 Buzzard, 2 Black Tailed Godwit (through NW at 1.05pm) and 1 Grey Wagtail.

 

6th September Wombwell Ings

Present were 89 Canada Geese, 53 Teal, 23 Mallard, 7 Gadwall, 7 Shoveler, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 196 Lapwing, 4 Ringed Plover, 2 Golden Plover,  2 Greenshank, 1 Ruff, 1 Snipe and 17 BH Gull.
Broomhill Flash

Noted were 3 Mute Swan, 29 Tufted Duck, 27 Teal, 25 Gadwall, 16 Mallard, 3 Shoveler, 3 Wigeon, 34 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Cormorant, 11 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 17 Moorhen, 10 Coot, 8+ Lapwing, 6+ Snipe, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 6 LBB Gull, 5 BH Gull, 40+ House Martin and c10 Sand Martin.

Bolton Ings

On the open water were 2+3y Mute Swan, 79 Greylag, 2 Canada Geese, 80 Gadwall, 31 Shoveler,  22 Tufted Duck, 5 Mallard, 4 Pochard, 15 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 19 Cormorant, 77 Coot and 1 BH Gull. Also present were 2 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 5 Buzzard, 2cc Marsh Harrier, 1 Kestrel, c150 Lapwing, 2 Black Tailed Godwit and 1 Green Woodpecker.

 

That’s all the news for now check back soon!

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