Tuesday, 22 November 2016

The Edge 22/11/16

Wombwell Ings - Present were 142 Canada Geese, 87 Teal, 33 Wigeon, 5 Mallard, 2 Shoveler, 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 11 Moorhen, 43 Lapwing, 4 Golden Plover, 4 Snipe, 59 BH Gull, 1 Common Gull, 5 Skylark, 2 Pied Wagtail, 10+ Redwing, 1 Song Thrush, and 20+ Goldfinch.
Broomhill Flash - Noted were 2 Mute Swan, 76 Shoveler, 19 Gadwall, 19 Teal, 7 Tufted Duck, 4 Mallard, 1 male Goldeneye, 5 Cormorant, 11 Moorhen, 10+ Snipe, 1 Dunlin and 7 BH Gull.
TPT - Most of the walk from Old Moor carpark to the Cormorant Hide a Curlew could be heard calling as it circled the Field Pool and Wath Ings, eventually passing over the TPT at 11am before heading for the Waderscrape.
Bolton Ings - On the open water were 2 Mute Swan, 28 Tufted Duck, 9 Mallard, 4m+4f Goosander, 7 Pochard, 5 Wigeon, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 2 Common Gull, 119 Coot and 2 Moorhen. Also present were 3 Grey Heron, 100+ Lapwing over, 3 Snipe, 2 Jay and 1 Grey Wagtail.

1 comment:

Robert Robinson said...

good to hear from you Alan, glad you are back on The Edge! Sharon xx