Waterfowl Count January 2016

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 BFP NAI NA WC MW SA SAI SAII D2 D1 SAIII C5 L1 L2 L3 L4 L5 L6 L7 L8 Totals
Mute Swan 4 21 3 7 7 17 2 2 2 20 2 6 26 2 121
Bewick’s Swan [Tundra] 0
Whooper Swan 0
Greenland White-fronted Goose 0
White-fronted Goose 0
Greylag Goose 317 352 7 1 140 18 835
Canada Goose 131 22 99 85 163 19 76 595
Barnacle Goose 2 2
Brent Goose 0
Egyptian Goose 3 4 4 2 4 3 2 22
Ruddy Shelduck 0
(Common) Shelduck 8 3 2 2 1 3 19
Mandarin Duck 0
(Eurasian) Wigeon 264 968 467 56 292 380 7 182 59 38 5 111 163 1 2993
American Wigeon 0
Gadwall 31 26 8 25 44 35 171 145 8 10 7 10 520
(Eurasian) Teal 82 350 8 12 20 13 25 116 107 2 193 21 2 10 961
Mallard 52 87 57 6 145 42 27 48 26 2 54 5 5 6 18 8 588
(Northern) Pintail 4 45 49
Garganey 0
(Northern) Shoveler 6 11 2 4 2 25
Red-crested Pochard 0
(Common) Pochard 2 1 7 28 3 5 12 12 1 71
Tufted Duck 24 104 76 8 216 187 83 354 108 2 174 15 1 12 7 11 9 1391
(Greater) Scaup 0
Long-tailed Duck 0
Common Scoter 0
(Common) Goldeneye 4 33 50 5 45 35 6 23 11 24 3 2 9 250
Smew 1 2 3
Red-breasted Merganser 0
Goosander 5 1 6 1 1 14
Ruddy Duck 0
Red-throated Diver 0
Black-throated Diver 0
Great Northern Diver 2 2 4
(Great) Cormorant 7 13 10 3 35 6 3 4 2 3 5 2 93
Bittern 0
Great White Egret 0
Little Egret 1 1 1 3
Grey Heron 1 1 1 1 1 1 6
Spoonbill 0
Little Grebe 2 2 49 1 33 9 1 97
Great Crested Grebe 13 1 17 5 43 31 8 34 3 11 3 1 170
Red-necked Grebe 0
Slavonian Grebe [Horned] 0
Black-necked Grebe [Eared] 2 2
Water Rail 0
(Common) Moorhen 10 12 2 2 8 2 4 6 4 2 10 2 64
(Eurasian) Coot 1 8 8 16 6 10 20 78 49 20 31 52 2 1 302
(Eurasian) Oystercatcher 1 1
(Pied) Avocet 0
Little Ringed Plover 0
Ringed Plover (Common) 0
(European) Golden Plover 14 3 17
Grey Plover 0
(Northern) Lapwing 268 18 14 325 350 34 285 4 1 95 88 15 17 1514
(Red) Knot 0
Sanderling 0
Little Stint 0
Curlew Sandpiper 0
Dunlin 2 12 1 15
Ruff 0
Jack Snipe 0
Common Snipe 3 1 4 3 4 2 2 19
Black-tailed Godwit 0
Bar-tailed Godwit 0
(Eurasian) Whimbrel 0
(Eurasian) Curlew 13 13
Common Sandpiper 0
Spotted Sandpiper 0
Green Sandpiper 1 1
Spotted Redshank 0
(Common) Greenshank 1 4 1 2 8
(Common) Redshank 0
Turnstone 0
Phalaropes 0
Black-headed Gull 0
Little Gull 0
Mediterranean Gull 0
Common (Mew) Gull 0
Lesser Black-backed Gull 0
Herring Gull 0
Yellow-legged Gull 0
Caspian Gull 0
Glaucous Gull 0
Great Black-backed Gull 0
Common Tern 0
Arctic Tern 0
Kingfisher 0
Grey Wagtail 0
other species not recorded above 0
Sandwich tern 0
Black Tern 0
10788

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