Waterfowl Count November 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 BFP NAI NA WC MW SA SAI SAII D2 D1 SAIII C5 L1 L2 L3 L4 L5 L6 L7 L8 Totals
Mute Swan 4 67 16 25 8 13 14 8 90 6 25 4 4 1 4 2 291
Bewick’s Swan [Tundra] 0
Whooper Swan 0
Greylag Goose 184 64 44 38 2 332
Canada Goose 49 9 471 138 21 57 12 9 1 767
Barnacle Goose 2 1 3
Brent Goose 0
Egyptian Goose 42 3 2 2 8 2 2 4 1 2 2 70
Ruddy Shelduck 0
(Common) Shelduck 0
Mandarin Duck 0
(Eurasian) Wigeon 85 944 244 12 334 4 10 165 64 12 568 10 10 74 109 31 29 12 2717
American Wigeon 0
Gadwall 77 155 6 21 2 5 17 17 77 43 43 128 8 2 11 19 2 633
(Eurasian) Teal 125 779 33 8 28 38 113 43 30 66 244 71 70 35 3 6 1 1693
Mallard 51 257 216 22 195 10 40 69 13 3 128 17 40 22 9 2 1094
(Northern) Pintail 2 24 1 1 28 1 2 59
Garganey 0
(Northern) Shoveler 43 86 2 1 4 1 1 14 7 3 20 182
Red-crested Pochard 27 2 6 35
(Common) Pochard 6 18 1 67 44 53 1 38 228
Tufted Duck 109 781 305 16 658 428 15 1484 5 2 10 24 2 2 3841
(Greater) Scaup 1 3 4
Long-tailed Duck 1 1
Common Scoter 0
(Common) Goldeneye 13 9 50 6 30 4 18 1 11 142
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 9 47 9 3 17 1 8 30 41 12 11 188
Bittern 0
Little Egret 21 4 1 4 3 3 2 1 1 1 41
Grey Heron 1 2 3 2 4 1 3 1 2 19
Spoonbill 0
Little Grebe 8 29 23 13 32 3 7 1 1 3 2 122
Great Crested Grebe 157 70 5 29 3 8 35 10 87 4 1 8 1 418
Red-necked Grebe 0
Slavonian Grebe [Horned] 0
Black-necked Grebe [Eared] 2 2
Water Rail 2 1 1 4
(Common) Moorhen 25 24 14 4 6 2 3 6 8 2 7 8 9 29 5 152
(Eurasian) Coot 181 1476 284 34 4 1 1 1306 16 21 3324
(Eurasian) Oystercatcher 0
(Pied) Avocet 0
Little Ringed Plover 0
Ringed Plover (Common) 0
(European) Golden Plover 2 41 43
Grey Plover 0
(Northern) Lapwing 25 464 1 63 1 501 98 23 96 3 2 496 1773
(Red) Knot 0
Sanderling 0
Little Stint 0
Curlew Sandpiper 0
Dunlin 1 1
Ruff 0
Jack Snipe 0
Common Snipe 4 1 5
Black-tailed Godwit 3 3
Bar-tailed Godwit 0
(Eurasian) Whimbrel 0
(Eurasian) Curlew 8 8
Common Sandpiper 0
Spotted Sandpiper 0
Green Sandpiper 1 1
Spotted Redshank 0
(Common) Greenshank 0
(Common) Redshank 5 2 3 1 5 2 18
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 1 1
Arctic Tern 0
Kingfisher 0
Grey Wagtail 1 1
other species not recorded above 0
Sandwich tern 0
Black Tern 0
Great White Egret 2 2
Total 18216

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