Monday, 6 October 2014

6th October: Peak bird counts during September

Wintering wildfowl and waders are still arriving in large numbers from their breeding grounds to Lindisfarne NNR.

Here are some selected peak bird counts from the month of September across the NNR:

Light bellied brent goose 1200
Barnacle goose 7500
Wigeon 8500
Shelduck 205
Eider 372
Oystercatcher 1497
Golden plover 1200
Grey plover 452
Knot 1552
Sanderling 530
Bar-tailed godwit 2170
Redshank 975

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