Monthly Duck Count 16.12.12

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Neil Southworth
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Monthly Duck Count 16.12.12

Post by Neil Southworth » Sun Dec 16, 2012 12:55 pm

Birkacre:- Mute Swan 8, Mallard 64, Tufted 4, Coot 16, Moorhen 5, BH Gull 10, GS Pecker, Bullfinch 4, Siskin flock, Cormorant 5 over
Heapey Lodges:- Mallard 24, Tufted 1, Moorhen 1, BH Gull 4, Kestrel, Jackdaw 80, Song Thrush 3
Anglezarke:- Mallard 59, Goldeneye 1, Hybrid Goose 3, BH Gull 63, Common Gull 5, Sparrowhawk, GS Pecker
High Bullough:- Mallard 8, Goldeneye 9, BH Gull 2
Yarrow:- Mallard 44, Goosander 4
Upper Rivi:- Mallard 1, BH Gull 80, Common Gull 3, LBB Gull 1
Lower Rivi:- GC Grebe 1, Mallard 44, Teal 30, Tufted 1, Coot 1, Cormorant 5, Grey Heron 1, BH Gull 86, Herring Gull 15, Common Gull 1, LBB Gull 1

Chris Rae
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Post by Chris Rae » Sun Dec 16, 2012 3:56 pm

Neil,

How does this compare to previous counts ?

Chris.

Neil Southworth
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Post by Neil Southworth » Sun Dec 16, 2012 5:04 pm

In terms of number of different species seen, it's the best this winter. In terms of overall numbers, compared to years gone by, they seem to be getting less and less. Let's face it they all go to Martin Mere for a free meal!

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