Waterfowl Count November 2013

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 2 59 5 3 16 8 60 6 38 6 8 43 2 2 13 4 275
Bewick’s Swan [Tundra] 0
Whooper Swan 0
Greylag Goose 44 98 4 57 253 456
Canada Goose 31 53 43 102 105 1 64 30 429
Barnacle Goose 10 1 11
Brent Goose 0
Egyptian Goose 44 9 2 4 8 2 2 27 98
(Common) Shelduck 1 1
Mandarin Duck 0
(Eurasian) Wigeon 79 3509 96 121 282 211 164 127 60 121 348 34 90 17 22 23 6 5310
Gadwall 182 106 5 2 4 12 16 72 106 36 68 115 148 29 27 10 18 13 969
(Eurasian) Teal 14 336 10 7 44 45 5 73 135 17 118 30 51 16 20 11 6 7 945
Mallard 19 201 244 11 158 169 6 16 54 4 2 58 13 6 8 2 8 4 983
(Northern) Pintail 4 2 45 2 6 59
Garganey 0
(Northern) Shoveler 9 67 3 8 4 5 18 2 116
Red-crested Pochard 8 14 22
(Common) Pochard 6 1 5 6 1 10 8 37
Tufted Duck 6 584 104 11 366 147 20 280 98 3 56 5 8 5 3 3 1699
(Greater) Scaup 2 2
Common Scoter 0
(Common) Goldeneye 7 1 13 1 2 8 16 4 52
Smew 0
Red-breasted Merganser 0
Goosander 0
Ruddy Shelduck 0
Little Grebe 5 45 9 25 39 10 3 6 5 8 155
Great Crested Grebe 5 86 20 6 41 27 3 103 3 39 6 339
Red-necked Grebe 0
Slavonian Grebe [Horned] 0
Black-necked Grebe [Eared] 3 3
(Great) Cormorant 5 2 22 48 2 34 11 45 6 12 187
Bittern 1 1
Little Egret 2 1 1 2 6
Grey Heron 3 2 3 1 1 1 11
Water Rail 0
(Common) Moorhen 26 4 4 8 9 9 2 1 2 9 28 16 9 18 145
(Eurasian) Coot 28 3227 234 29 2 1 19 3540
(Eurasian) Oystercatcher 0
(Pied) Avocet 0
Little Ringed Plover 0
Ringed Plover (Common) 0
(European) Golden Plover 753 753
Grey Plover 0
(Northern) Lapwing 8 105 14 376 168 3 22 3 1 700
(Red) Knot 0
Sanderling 0
Little Stint 0
Curlew Sandpiper 0
Dunlin 1 1
Ruff 0
Jack Snipe 1 1
Common Snipe 3 8 10 21
Black-tailed Godwit 0
(Eurasian) Curlew 1 5 6
(Eurasian) Whimbrel 0
Spotted Redshank 0
(Common) Redshank 2 1 4 1 2 2 1 1 1 3 18
(Common) Greenshank 0
Green Sandpiper 0
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 1 1
Kingfisher 0
Grey Wagtail 0
Great Northern Diver 0
Long-tailed Duck 0
Spoonbill 0
American Wigeon 0
White-Rumped Sandpiper 0
Great Northern Diver 0
Wood Duck 0
Grey Phalarope 0
Pectoral Sandpiper 0
Shag 1 1
17352

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