Waterfowl Count June 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 14 98 23 2 44 5 1 41 7 2 89 4 4 3 9 2 2 350
Bewick’s Swan [Tundra] 0
Whooper Swan 0
Greenland White-fronted Goose 0
White-fronted Goose 0
Greylag Goose 293 41 116 3 134 22 18 5 19 3 28 10 9 4 705
Canada Goose 1 65 554 37 106 4 4 771
Barnacle Goose 0
Brent Goose 0
Egyptian Goose 2 1 2 12 32 7 2 1 2 2 10 73
Ruddy Shelduck 0
(Common) Shelduck 5 15 8 2 1 3 2 10 46
Mandarin Duck 6 6
(Eurasian) Wigeon 1 1 2
American Wigeon 0
Gadwall 3 53 3 10 1 9 2 3 2 42 48 4 4 4 3 191
(Eurasian) Teal 3 1 4 4 12
Mallard 38 84 51 39 131 41 2 11 29 17 8 2 14 15 8 18 2 5 8 7 530
(Northern) Pintail 0
Garganey 0
(Northern) Shoveler 1 1 2 2 4 2 12
Red-crested Pochard 0
(Common) Pochard 3 3 2 1 9
Tufted Duck 7 40 2 2 30 14 8 17 6 55 67 17 10 10 10 20 34 4 353
(Greater) Scaup 0
Long-tailed Duck 0
Common Scoter 0
(Common) Goldeneye 1 1 2
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 116 8 4 6 3 4 9 2 1 1 1 155
Bittern 0
Great White Egret
Little Egret 1 2 1 1 27 1 33
Grey Heron 4 1 2 1 1 9
Spoonbill 0
Little Grebe 2 2 2 6
Great Crested Grebe 11 19 7 2 14 9 8 13 6 10 2 3 2 12 4 2 124
Red-necked Grebe 0
Slavonian Grebe [Horned] 0
Black-necked Grebe [Eared] 0
Water Rail 0
(Common) Moorhen 4 2 4 2 4 2 6 2 2 2 30
(Eurasian) Coot 12 25 6 6 12 4 4 25 4 25 13 6 62 13 2 6 8 233
(Eurasian) Oystercatcher 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 8 20
(Pied) Avocet 0
Little Ringed Plover 2 2
Ringed Plover (Common) 2 1 3
(European) Golden Plover 0
Grey Plover 0
(Northern) Lapwing 1 18 5 4 4 32
(Red) Knot 0
Sanderling 0
Little Stint 0
Curlew Sandpiper 0
Dunlin 0
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 1 1
Spotted Redshank 0
(Common) Greenshank 0
(Common) Redshank 2 2 2 1 7
Turnstone 0
Phalaropes 0
Black-headed Gull 100 100 40 200 16 38 494
Little Gull 0
Mediterranean Gull 0
Common (Mew) Gull 0
Lesser Black-backed Gull 0
Herring Gull 0
Yellow-legged Gull 1 1
Caspian Gull 0
Glaucous Gull 0
Great Black-backed Gull 15 15
Common Tern 2 1 2 3 15 1 2 1 2 8 30 12 1 80
Arctic Tern 0
Kingfisher 0
Grey Wagtail 0
other species not recorded above 0
Sandwich tern 0
Black Tern 0
Grand Total 3957

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