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Saturday 7th February 2015

February 7, 2015

WeBS count+

HUGGIN CARR – 90% frozen – 5 Little Grebe, 11 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Mute Swan, 4 Shelduck, 26 Greylag Geese, 60 Canada Geese, 31 Mallard, 5 Gadwall, 18 Shoveler, 12 Teal, 225 Wigeon, 28 Tufted Duck, 12 Pochard, 4 Goldeneye, 200 Coot, 8 Moorhen (JR).

ALDERFEN – 18 Mute Swan, 8 Whooper Swan, 2 BEWICK’S SWAN, 72 Mallard, 105 Lapwing, 5 Little Grebe, 4 Moorhen (JR)

CANDY CORNER FIELDS – 17 Mute Swan, 3 Curlew (JR).

FIELDS SW OF WROOT – 25 Mute Swan, 31 Whooper Swan, 13 BEWICK’S SWAN (JR).

WROOT ACRES – 127 Whooper Swan, 2 BEWICK’S SWAN, 25 Mute Swan, 1 Black Swan (JR, RAM & JWr)

EAST FIELDS – 10 Mute Swan (JR).

IDLEBANK ROAD – 9 Mute Swan, 1 Grey Heron (JR).

BOSTON PARK LAKE – 6 Mute Swan, 36 Mallard, 28 Gadwall, 14 Teal, 16 Pochard, 34 Tufted Duck, 2 Goldeneye, 57 Coot, 6 Little Grebe, 4 Moorhen, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Snipe (TR)

BADGER CORNER LAKE – 62 Greylag Geese, c.800 Pink-footed Geese (presumed same as Middle Fields birds), 85 Canada Geese, 72 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck (TR)

TUDWORTH FLASH – 3 Gadwall, 45 Mallard, 27 Teal, 6 Shoveler, 8 Coot (CCR)

NW FIELDS – 3 Mute Swan, 4 Whooper Swan, 91 Lapwing (CCR)

FLOODED FIELD NW OF PEATWORKS – 1 Buzzard, 86 Lapwing, 6 Snipe, 1 Pied Wagtail (CCR)

STAINFORTH MOOR DRAIN AND FIELDS NORTH OF ROAD FROM M LYONS & SON TO DALE PITTS (not including ponds) – 1 Mute Swan, 78 Mallard, 15 Teal, 1 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 14 Moorhen, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Song Thrush, c.30 Fieldfare, c.10 Redwing and 1 Jay (CCR)

PACKARDS NORTH – 2 Grey Heron and 1 Buzzard (CCR)

ETHELMOOR WEST – c.170 Mallard, 2 Gadwall, 4 Goosander (3m/1f), 1 cc Marsh Harrier sat on ground amongst Mallard and 1 Woodcock (CCR)

ETHELMOOR EAST – 8 Mallard, 2 Teal and 1 Barn Owl (CCR)

MIDDLE FIELDS SOUTH – 800+ Pink-footed Geese, c.130 Lapwing (CCR)

NEW MOOR – 11 Mallard (CCR)

KILHAM BIG POOL – 32 Teal, 1c Water Rail, 70+ Redwing, c 20 Fieldfare and c.10 Blackbird (CCR)

JACK’S PIECE – 10+ Magpie to roost (CCR)

TYRHAM HALL JET SKI LAKE – 3 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 2 Mute Swan, 9 Mallard, 29 Gadwall, 1 Pochard, 20 Tufted Duck, 2 Moorhen, 101 Coot (JW).

TYRHAM HALL FISHERIES – 11 Mallard, 3 Moorhen (JW).

PRISON LAKES – 35 Greylag Geese, 16 Teal, 76 Mallard, 3 Wigeon (JW).

TEN ACRE LAKE – 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Mute Swan, 13 Mallard, 12 Wigeon, 4 Gadwall (JW).

RIVER TORNE (A614 – Candy Corner) – 8 Little Grebe, 6 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Mute Swan(river only), 13 Greylag Geese, 91 Canada Geese, 2 Mallard, 2 Goosander, 3 Moorhen, 226 Lapwing, 44 Curlew (JW).

RIVER TORNE (Candy Corner-Alderfen) – 2 Mute Swan (river only), 61 Greylag Geese (Presumed same as those counted from Badger Corner), 28 Mallard, 1 Wigeon, 14 Moorhen, 50+Lapwing (JW).

FIELDS OPPOSITE LINDHOLME FISHERY – 162 Greylag Geese, 36 Canada Geese (JW).

DRAGON PITS – Frozen (TR).

PACKARDS SOUTH – 13 Whooper Swan flew in (presumed same as counted elsewhere), 4 Cormorant N, and 3 Stonechat (RAM, JWr)

WROOT – 1 Buzzard (RAM, JWr)

ALONG SOUTHERN AND EASTERN FIELDS – 175 Whooper Swan, 108 Mute Swan, 10 Bewick’s Swan all assumed accounted for in totals above (RAM, JWr)

STILL AWAITING DETAILS FROM KILHAM WEST – ONCE RECEIVED I WILL DO A ROUND-UP

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