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Thursday, December 02, 2010

2nd December

During the night over an inch of snow fell, with some light flurries during the day. There were no significant movements noted, but waterfowl numbers continue to increase.

Common Snipe: Yesterdays three birds had been joined by a fourth bird.

Mandarin Duck: 103 birds were present around the lake.

Red crested Pochard: at least 57 birds were present.

Northern Shoveler: 16 were present.

Common Teal: Three birds 1 drake and 2 ducks on the main lake.

Gadwall: 9 were present.

Pochard: 240 present.

Tufted Duck: 185 present

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