Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Mondays WeBS count was promising to be spectacular due to excellent conditions on Eldernell Wash and the March Farmers land that is shallowly flooded grassland mixed with arable weeds. The following totals of wigeon and Teal blew the long standing records out of the water!
Wigeon 22,571 Previous record 13533
teal 9012 Previous record 4000
Pintail 2400
Mallard 898
Gadwall 144
Bewick's swan 947
Whooper swan 299
Taiga Bean Goose 3
Crane 2
Icelandic Black tailed godwit 2220
Also the pair of peregrines continue to reside at Eldernell and the imm female on the Low wash.

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