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Wetland Bird Survey - March 2018

  • 04/04/2018
  • Nature Notes

A snap shot view taken on a Monday 19th March. Conditions poor - 25mph wind and sleet.

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ELMLEY NNR
WeBS Elmley (excluding Spitend) Spitend TOTAL
Mute Swan 4 4
White-fronted Goose 0
Greylag Goose 28 16 44
Canada Goose 61 35 96
Barnacle Goose 0
Brent Goose 60 97 157
Shelduck 348 195 543
Wigeon 5600 1122 6722
Gadwall 14 8 22
Teal 520 309 829
Mallard 167 160 327
Pintail 76 6 82
Shoveler 20 22 42
Tufted Duck 38 38
Pochard 40 12 52
Common Scoter
Red-breasted Merganser
Red-throated Diver
Red-throated Diver
Great Northern Diver
Cormorant 0
Little Grebe 3 5 8
Great Crested Grebe 6 22 28
Little Egret 0
Grey Heron 3 1 4
Marsh Harrier 11 6 17
Hen Harrier
Sparrowhawk
Buzzard 3 3
Kestrel 0
Peregrine
Merlin
Moorhen 12 15 27
Coot 1510 412 1922
Avocet 105 4 109
Oystercatcher 22 393 415
Golden Plover 0
Grey Plover 14 255 269
Lapwing 62 52 114
Ringed Plover 40 40
Curlew 132 25 157
Black-tailed Godwit 96 96
Bar-tailed Godwit 0
Turnstone 33 76 109
Knot 110 110
Ruff 2 2
Dunlin 195 195 390
Sanderling 0
Green Sandpiper 0
Redshank 60 32 92
Snipe 2 1 3
Barn Owl 1 1
Short-eared Owl 0
Kingfisher 0
Totals 9397 3477 12874