Broomhill Birder

Hi everyone,

well it’s been a cold and damp week up to now and the weather forecast looks the same well into next week also, so not good for the birds or beast. Anyway here are the latest sightings courtesy of Alan Whitehouse.

27th January Wombwell Ings

Present were 180+ Wigeon, 84 Teal, 6 Mallard, 6 Gadwall, 2 Shoveler, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 10 Moorhen, c60 Golden Plover over south, 2 Lapwing, 59 BH Gull, 1 Green Woodpecker, 8 Pied Wagtail, c20 Linnet and 5 Reed Bunting.
Broomhill Flash

Noted were 2 Mute Swan, 200+ Teal, 90+ Wigeon, 67 Shoveler, 31 Gadwall, 21 Pochard, 6 Tufted Duck, 4 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 39 Coot, 76 Golden Plover, 50+ Lapwing, 2 Snipe, 87 BH Gull and 7 Common Gull.
TPT

A pair of Pintail on the Fieldpool West could be seen from the trail. Also present were 1 Kingfisher, 5 Redpoll and 3 Bullfinch.

Bolton Ings

On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 15 Gadwall, 11 Tufted Duck, 8 Mallard, 6 Shoveler, 3 Goldeneye, 2 Teal, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 182 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 63 BH Gull and 8 Common Gull.

 

26th January Broomhill Flash.

Mute Swan 2, Pochard 18, Goldeneye 1♀, Shoveler 65+, Tufted Duck 17, Common Gull 9, Wigeon 75+, Teal 50+, Gadwall 35+, Cormorant 3, Golden Plover 45+, Lesser black-backed Gull 1.

 

25th January Broomhill Flash.

Mute Swan 2, Grey Heron 1, Little Egret 1, Coot 55+, Teal 70, Pochard 15, Red-legged Partridge 5, Wigeon 40+, Gadwall 40+, Shoveler 75+, Tufted Duck 15, Mallard 12, Mediterranean Gull 1, Herring Gull 3.

 

24th January Broomhill Flash.

Lapwing 140, Mute Swan 2, Mallard 15, Tufted Duck 14, Pochard 9, Golden Plover c250, Shoveler 50+, Wigeon 60+, Gadwall 30+, Teal 60+, Common Gull 12, Little Egret 1, Snipe 2, Herring Gull 1, Cormorant 1.

 

23rd January Broomhill Flash.

Mute Swan 2, Mallard 8, Teal 28, Wigeon 58, Shoveler 58, Gadwall 42, Tufted Duck 13, Pochard 11, Lesser black-backed Gull 3+, Common Gull 5, Shelduck 2, Mediterranean Gull 1, Little Egret 1.

 

22nd January Broomhill Flash.

Mute Swan 2, Goldeneye 1♀, Pochard 9. That’s all that was entered in to the logbook.

 

Well that’s all for now but check back soon!

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