BTO Wetland Bird Survey – February

A dodgy knee meant that I wasn’t able to join the local survey at the Naze last weekend, but for the purposes of the count, here were the results (18th February 2018):

Grey Lag 7
Brent Goose 42
Canada Goose 2
Mallard 10
Wigeon c.20
Teal 28
Shoveler 30
Shelduck 5
Little Egret 1
Lapwing 20
Ringed Plover 30
Grey Plover 42
Golden Plover c.70
Oystercatcher 10
Dunlin c.650
Redshank 15
Turnstone 7
Sanderling 25
Curlew 2
Purple Sandpiper 1 (with small group of Sanderling)
Black headed Gull 235
Common Gull 5
Lesser Black backed Gull 3
Herring Gull 12
Moorhen 2
Kestrel 1


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