Waterfowl Count June 2015

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 13 13 2 26 3 2 123 8 4 15 2 2 4 2 27 2 2 1 2 253
Bewick’s Swan [Tundra] 0
Whooper Swan 0
Greenland White-fronted Goose 1 1
White-fronted Goose 0
Greylag Goose 231 11 120 14 264 15 28 31 9 1 2 726
Canada Goose 45 667 48 4 4 4 772
Barnacle Goose 0
Brent Goose 0
Egyptian Goose 4 22 11 3 2 2 11 2 24 3 2 2 88
Ruddy Shelduck 0
(Common) Shelduck 1 2 2 4 2 11
Mandarin Duck 0
(Eurasian) Wigeon 1 6 1 8
American Wigeon 0
Gadwall 36 4 1 2 21 18 3 2 54 11 2 72 2 2 3 233
(Eurasian) Teal 2 21 23
Mallard 44 87 58 37 210 33 4 35 23 11 28 2 10 16 25 12 2 5 2 644
(Northern) Pintail 0
Garganey 0
(Northern) Shoveler 4 1 8 6 1 4 2 26
Red-crested Pochard 1 1
(Common) Pochard 10 1 11
Tufted Duck 4 5 14 39 9 2 2 10 27 10 2 38 39 38 4 5 19 80 2 349
(Greater) Scaup 0
Long-tailed Duck 0
Common Scoter 0
(Common) Goldeneye 1 1
Smew 0
Red-breasted Merganser 0
Goosander 0
Ruddy Duck 0
Red-throated Diver 0
Black-throated Diver 0
Great Northern Diver 0
(Great) Cormorant 132 19 8 4 4 9 18 194
Bittern 0
Great White Egret
Little Egret 5 2 1 4 2 1 1 1 3 20
Grey Heron 4 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 15
Spoonbill 0
Little Grebe 2 2 4
Great Crested Grebe 8 17 16 2 27 2 2 25 2 18 24 3 2 3 4 2 2 2 1 162
Red-necked Grebe 0
Slavonian Grebe [Horned] 0
Black-necked Grebe [Eared] 0
Water Rail 0
(Common) Moorhen 6 8 2 2 4 2 4 4 6 2 4 4 1 5 2 56
(Eurasian) Coot 5 96 66 8 25 6 2 143 12 16 2 1 219 20 18 40 13 2 6 6 706
(Eurasian) Oystercatcher 1 1 8 3 1 1 3 1 2 2 1 2 1 27
(Pied) Avocet 2 2 4
Little Ringed Plover 6 6
Ringed Plover (Common) 3 2 5
(European) Golden Plover 0
Grey Plover 0
(Northern) Lapwing 4 4 2 2 2 4 2 4 37 17 8 4 108 198
(Red) Knot 0
Sanderling 0
Little Stint 0
Curlew Sandpiper 0
Dunlin 1 1
Ruff 0
Jack Snipe 0
Common Snipe 0
Black-tailed Godwit 0
Bar-tailed Godwit 0
(Eurasian) Whimbrel 0
(Eurasian) Curlew 0
Common Sandpiper 0
Spotted Sandpiper 0
Green Sandpiper 0
Spotted Redshank 0
(Common) Greenshank 0
(Common) Redshank 1 2 3 6
Turnstone 0
Phalaropes 0
Black-headed Gull 0
Little Gull 0
Mediterranean Gull 0
Common (Mew) Gull 0
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2 2 4
Herring Gull 0
Yellow-legged Gull 3 3
Caspian Gull 0
Glaucous Gull 0
Great Black-backed Gull 1 6 7
Common Tern 2 62 9 2 1 18 4 11 109
Arctic Tern 0
Kingfisher 0
Grey Wagtail 0
other species not recorded above 0
Sandwich tern 0
Black Tern 0
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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