Minsterworth Ham 9th January

Huge numbers of wildfowl on the still extensive flooding at Minsterworth Ham today, the most I’ve seen in this area. The highlight was a family party of five Whooper Swans. Other sightings included 15 Mute Swans, nine Shelduck, 1500 Wigeon, 32 Gadwall, 1300 Teal, 60 Mallard, 100 Pintail, 12 Shoveler, eight Grey Herons, two Little Grebes, a Sparrowhawk, a Peregrine, three Golden Plover, 400 Lapwing, one Snipe, two Little Owls, two Ravens and a Chiffchaff.

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