Waterfowl Count January 2014

Key to Nature Reserve areas

TTW Tertiary Treatment Works
BFP Burley Fishponds
NAI North Arm 1
NA North Arm
MW Main Water
SA South Arm
SAI South Arm 1
SAII South Arm 2
SAIII South Arm 3
WC Whitwell Creek
D2 Manton Bay
L1 Lagoon 1
L2 Lagoon 2
L3 Lagoon 3
L4 Lagoon 4
L5 Lagoon 5
L6 Lagoon 6
L7 Lagoon 7
L8 Lagoon 8
D1 Heron Bay
C5 Wet Meadow
GC Gull Count

 

Waterfowl recorded by species and reserve area

SPECIES TTW BFP NAI NA WC MW SA SAI SAII D2 D1 SAIII C5 L1 L2 L3 L4 L5 L6 L7 L8 Totals
Mute Swan 4 10 2 5 4 34 4 67 24 7 7 7 17 2 2 2 198
Bewick’s Swan [Tundra] 0
Whooper Swan 0
Greylag Goose 73 379 2 19 3 71 8 555
Canada Goose 66 24 218 13 60 7 4 2 158 2 5 559
Barnacle Goose 7 1 8
Brent Goose 0
Egyptian Goose 2 4 5 2 2 2 2 2 21
(Common) Shelduck 3 3 6 7 2 21
Mandarin Duck 2 2
(Eurasian) Wigeon 116 846 299 132 500 21 207 101 219 32 196 43 20 97 56 36 37 23 2981
Gadwall 225 31 2 2 7 7 8 26 44 29 17 48 18 12 14 12 502
(Eurasian) Teal 92 536 2 6 1 6 14 265 54 63 124 66 47 2 1278
Mallard 68 93 91 2 71 27 2 24 13 27 51 20 54 17 38 14 5 617
(Northern) Pintail 40 16 56
Garganey 0
(Northern) Shoveler 2 10 5 7 6 7 37
Red-crested Pochard 0
(Common) Pochard 4 1 46 3 11 7 13 4 1 90
Tufted Duck 92 84 104 6 489 63 41 103 65 10 91 10 12 6 40 4 4 9 8 1241
(Greater) Scaup 3 1 4
Common Scoter 0
(Common) Goldeneye 2 46 23 69 20 26 19 8 1 48 10 10 282
Smew 1 3 4
Red-breasted Merganser 0
Goosander 9 2 2 3 16
Ruddy Shelduck 0
Little Grebe 33 8 6 13 2 62
Great Crested Grebe 10 32 40 4 75 9 28 12 4 38 2 254
Red-necked Grebe 0
Slavonian Grebe [Horned] 0
Black-necked Grebe [Eared] 4 4
(Great) Cormorant 6 1 34 2 13 38 2 2 8 1 1 108
Bittern 1 1
Little Egret 1 2 2 5
Grey Heron 1 1 3 1 1 1 2 2 12
Water Rail 0
(Common) Moorhen 14 20 2 2 4 7 4 5 8 3 5 10 84
(Eurasian) Coot 7 5 145 48 900 4 3 250 16 5 21 2 1406
(Eurasian) Oystercatcher 0
(Pied) Avocet 0
Little Ringed Plover 0
Ringed Plover (Common) 0
(European) Golden Plover 0
Grey Plover 0
(Northern) Lapwing 120 277 1050 286 1034 1 8 43 1 2820
(Red) Knot 0
Sanderling 0
Little Stint 0
Curlew Sandpiper 0
Dunlin 25 25
Ruff 0
Jack Snipe 0
Common Snipe 4 4
Black-tailed Godwit 0
(Eurasian) Curlew 1 1 1 2 5
(Eurasian) Whimbrel 0
Spotted Redshank 0
(Common) Redshank 5 2 2 1 10
(Common) Greenshank 0
Green Sandpiper 1 1
Common Sandpiper 0
Ruddy Turnstone 0
Black-headed Gull 0
Little Gull 0
Common (Mew) Gull 0
Lesser Black-backed Gull 0
Yellow-legged Gull 0
Caspian Gull 0
Herring Gull 0
Great Black-backed Gull 0
Common Tern 0
Arctic Tern 0
Mediterranean Gull 0
Green Winged Teal 0
Kingfisher 1 1
Grey Wagtail 0
Great Northern Diver 1 1
Long-tailed Duck 3 3
Spoonbill 0
American Wigeon 0
White-Rumped Sandpiper 0
Great Northern Diver 0
Wood Duck 0
Grey Phalarope 0
Pectoral Sandpiper 0
Black Throated Diver 1
Grand Total 13278

Observations

Records of disturbances levels in the counting zones including numbers of bank anglers, fishing boats, sailing craft, dog walkers or any other form of recreational disturbances

  1. Bank Anglers
  2. Fishing Boats
  3. Sailing craft
  4. Dog Walkers