Walland Marsh

28th December 2010, Tuesday

27th December on the Walland Marsh area saw of note 152 Bewick’s Swans ,  220 Mute swans, 187 White-fronted Geese, 5000 wigeon, 45 pintail, 3 buzzards. Also , c300 skylarks

Much of the area still frozen over with most of the wildfowl concentrated on the walland reservoir. The bulk of the bewick’s were feeding in rape fields in the area of Newlands with a small number associating with Mute swans around the Marsh in general.