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September - Wetland Bird Count

  • 12/09/2017
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The British Trust for Ornithology Wetland Bird Count - Elmley Sector 11-9-17.

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This is a monthly count undertaken by volunteer expert surveyors across Elmley NNR. The area around the hides, Spitend, is counted separately.

Mute Swan 29

Greylag Goose 5

Shelduck 2

Teal 87

Mallard 390

Tufted Duck 40

Cormorant 4

Little Grebe 3

Great Crested Grebe 6

Little Egret 25

Grey Heron 10

Marsh Harrier 15

Sparrowhawk 1

Buzzard 4

Kestrel 6

Peregrine 1

Moorhen 3

Coot 2

Oystercatcher 166

Golden Plover 15

Grey Plover 8

Lapwing 470

Curlew 260

Black-tailed Godwit 10

Dunlin 1

Common Sandpiper 1

Redshank 6

Hobby 3