An extra visit – Hesketh Outmarsh 27th October 2015

By | November 4, 2015
Little Egret at Hesketh Outmarsh

Little Egret at Hesketh Outmarsh

Arranged at the last minute to catch the high ‘Spring’ tide and good weather, just two members were able to attend this extra visit.

Highlights included:

  • Lots of Little Egrets, many at close range
  • Whooper Swans

A total of 28 species were recorded:

Species Number Seen
Wigeon Several
Gadwall Several
Teal Several
Mallard Many
Tufted Duck A few
Pochard A few
Pheasant A few
Cormorant Many
Little Egret Many
Grey Heron Several
Buzzard One
Coot Several
Lapwing Many
Whimbrel A few
Curlew Many
Black-headed Gull Hundreds
Great Black-backed Gull A few
Magpie A few
Carrion Crow Several
Skylark Several
Starling Many
Robin A few
Meadow Pipit Many
Mute Swan A few
Whooper Swan A few
Pink-footed Goose Hundreds
Canada Goose Several
Shelduck Several

Last Updated on November 4, 2015