Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Wednesday 24th October

14 Whooper Swans briefly at Wykeham South Lake then left south, a further two landed on the lake shortly after. Also two Egyptian Geese there and 60 Pink-footed Geese flew over to the south and 20 Fieldfares west. Small numbers of thrushes were moving over Harwood Dale early morning incl 20 Fieldfares plus 60 Woodpigeons flew south. A Chiffchaff and 12 Redwings at Wrench Green. Johnson's Marsh had the usual overnight goose roost consisting of 139 Canadas, one Greylag and three hybrids of these two species. They all moved to Harwood Dale later in the day.

Whooper Swan and Great Crested Grebe Wykeham Lakes - Terry Hobson


Egyptian Geese Wykeham Lakes - Terry Hobson

 
 

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