Thursday, 11 October 2018

Carlton Marsh

Today's highlights were, Little Egret, 2 Cormorants, 3 adult Common Gulls and a juv. Yellow-legged Gull on the wader scrape this afternoon. The latter left north at 14.08hrs. Also present 7 Shoveler, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Redpoll and a Buzzard.

South Kirkby Tip area
Yorkshire Swan Rescue have sent the results of the 2 swans that Chris Parkin found dead here recently.
Y902 was ringed on 29/7/13 at Whitley Bridge as a Male cygnet. Y905 was ringed 16/07/13 as an adult female at Doncaster Lakeside. They may have been poisoned by pollutants in the water they were feeding in.

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