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Wetland Bird Counts for Elmley and Swale NNRs for 18th December 2017

  • 21/12/2017
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Wetland Bird Counts for Elmley and Swale NNRs for 18th December 2017

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Elmley NNR Swale NNR

Spitend Elmley Swale Harty Shellness
Mute Swan 86 7 93
Shelduck 130 840 110 29 125 1234
Wigeon 117 6900 7017
Teal 220 800 1020
Mallard 32 1000 70 293 1395
Gadwall 6 6
Brent goose 120 500 620
Greylag Goose 550 80 630
Canada Goose 420 420
Little Grebe 3 2 2 7
GC Grebe 4 4
Little Egret 3 7 2 12
Grey Heron 3 4 2 9
Oystercatcher 427 2355 2782
Golden Plover 2074 300 2374
Grey Plover 15 35 210 77 337
Ringed Plover 30 28 58
Lapwing 1671 1100 30 2801
Curlew 22 110 10 15 120 277
Redshank 12 42 85 110 249
Dunlin 350 2000 315 635 3300
Knot 100 3500 3600
Sanderling 16 16
Avocet 10 60 15 85
Blackwit 300 2 302
Barwit 65 65
Turnstone 20 6 2 109 137
Marsh Harrier 3 9 6 1 19
Kestrel 2 2 4
Buzzard 1 12 13
Merlin 1 1
Coot 9 38 47
Total 4722 14941 664 673 7934 28934