Monday, 10 February 2014

4th February: January peak bird counts

Some selected peak bird counts from January's co-ordinated Wetland Bird Survey. The weather for this day was poor with a rough sea but still some great numbers of birds were seen:

Pink-footed goose: 2000
Barnacle goose: 250
Light-bellied Brent goose: 1100
Greylag goose: 128
Whooper swan: 15
Wigeon: 900
Shelduck: 1318
Pintail: 230
Long-tailed duck: 20
Bar-tailed godwit: 1053
Oystercatcher: 974

Thanks to all our volunteers who give their time every month to carry out this survey across the NNR.

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