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Wetland Bird Survey - South Sheppey incl Elmley and Swale NNRs

  • 26/02/2018
  • Nature Notes

Wetland Bird Survey - South Sheppey incl Elmley and Swale NNRs from 18th February

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Species Name Shellness Middle Harty Shellness Harty Total Spitend Elmley Sheppey Total
Mute Swan 8 1 6 25 40
Bewick's Swan 0
White-fronted Goose 175 0
Greylag Goose 340 25 92 457
Canada Goose 42 162 204
Barnacle Goose 17 17
Brent Goose 490 22 7 4 523
Shelduck 175 50 146 120 570 1061
Wigeon 1 554 6680 7235
Gadwall 12 1 13
Teal 10 120 530 660
Mallard 90 3 125 600 818
Pintail 12 12
Shoveler 20 20
Tufted Duck 40 40
Pochard 14 14
Common Scoter 0
Red-breasted Merganser 0
Red-throated Diver 71 71
Black-throated Diver 1 1
Great Northern Diver 0
Cormorant 1 1 1 1 4 8
Little Egret 4 2 1 2 9
Great White Egret 3 3
Grey Heron 1 6 2 9
Little Grebe 2 6 2 10
Great Crested Grebe 14 4 3 21
Marsh Harrier 4 8 1 6 8 27
Hen Harrier 0
Sparrowhawk 0
Buzzard 2 3 5
Kestrel 0
Merlin 0
Peregrine 0
Moorhen 7 5 12
Coot 80 210 260 550
Crane 0
Avocet 14 25 90 129
Oystercatcher 2500 5 142 76 2723
Golden Plover 180 50 230
Grey Plover 400 192 42 107 741
Lapwing 220 41 1475 1350 3086
Ringed Plover 25 2 27
Curlew 140 60 4 90 74 368
Black-tailed Godwit 10 81 91
Bar-tailed Godwit 625 625
Turnstone 64 32 38 134
Knot 2400 50 135 2585
Ruff 0
Sanderling 0
Dunlin 800 185 562 310 1857
Green Sandpiper 0
Redshank 30 14 45 211 114 414
Snipe 1 1
Barn Owl 0
Short-eared Owl 6 6
Kingfisher 0
TOTALS7930 1142 708 0 3840 11412 24857
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