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Wetland Birds Survey for October2019

  • 18/10/2019
  • Nature Notes

Over 8,000 birds were counted around the high tide on Monday 14th November during this month's wetland bird survey. Thank you again to our vlunteer surveyors!

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Elmley NNR
Spitend Elmley Totals
Mute Swan 6 39 45
Great-crested Grebe 2 8 10
Little Grebe 8 7 15
Coot 3 3
Moorhen 4 4
Water rail 1 1
Grey Heron 4 18 22
Little Egret 17 4 21
Bittern 0
Spoonbill 10
Great White Heron 1 1 2
Cattle Egret 0
Cormorant 6 1 7
Brent Goose 0
Greylag Goose 205 755 960
Canada Goose 145 188 333
Pink-footed Goose 0
White-fronted Goose 0
Shelduck 191 131 322
Mallard 730 293 1023
Teal 1170 260 1430
Pintail 0
Gadwall 0
Garganey 2
Shoveller 4 4
Tufted Duck 0
Pochard 7 7
Wigeon 220 385 605
Avocet 61 61
Oystercatcher 195 195
Curlew 66 195 261
Whimbrel 0
Bar-tailed Godwit 5 5
Black-tailed Godwit 45 45
Common Snipe 10 10
Grey Plover 71 1 72
Golden Plover 1228 1228
Ringed Plover 52 2 54
Lapwing 560 650 1210
Greenshank 0
Redshank 12 4 16
Green Sandpiper 0
Wood Sandpiper 0
Common Sandpiper 1 1
Knot 0
Dunlin 28 107 135
Curlew Sandpiper 0
Ruff 0
Little Stint 0
Turnstone 10 10
TOTALS 4748 3369 8129