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Wetland Birds Survey for November 2019

  • 18/11/2019
  • Nature Notes

Over 14,000 birds were counted around the high tide on Monday 11th November during this month's wetland bird survey, collated by the British Trust for Ornithology.

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Wetland Birds Survey Elmley NNR
SpitendElmleyTotal
Mute Swan 4 70 74
Great-crested Grebe 6 7 13
Little Grebe 6 8 14
Coot 0
Moorhen 0
Water rail 0
Grey Heron 4 7 11
Little Egret 8 5 13
Bittern 0
Spoonbill 0
Great White Heron 0
Cattle Egret 0
Cormorant 6 26 32
Brent Goose 6 24 30
Greylag Goose 1273 88 1361
Canada Goose 130 110 240
Pink-footed Goose 0
White-fronted Goose 0
Shelduck 383 141 524
Mallard 512 500 1012
Teal 965 620 1585
Pintail 0
Gadwall 0
Garganey 1 2
Shoveller 0
Tufted Duck 0
Pochard 0
Wigeon 413 3800 4213
Avocet 22 22
Oystercatcher 120 120
Curlew 176 140 316
Whimbrel 5 5
Bar-tailed Godwit 0
Black-tailed Godwit 263 263
Common Snipe 0
Grey Plover 159 15 174
Golden Plover 751 10 761
Ringed Plover 12 13 25
Lapwing 2322 340 2662
Greenshank 0
Redshank 171 8 179
Green Sandpiper 0
Wood Sandpiper 0
Common Sandpiper 0
Knot 55 110 165
Dunlin 181 590 771
Curlew Sandpiper 0
Ruff 1 43 44
Little Stint 0
Turnstone 16 10 26
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