Thursday 10 March 2016

Coot Influx

A full check of Middleton Nature reserve this morning showed an addition of, at least, 6 coot over the last few days. Also, two little grebe now on the "no swimming" pond, the third bird is on the fence pond. On the down side we appear to have lost the pochard. And there was only one male gadwall today.
8 mute including 2 immature
2 greylag
12 coot
9 moorhen
13 tufted
2 mallard
11 teal
1 gadwall
3 little grebe
1 water rail
2 meadow pipit - grounded