Here we go... very cold off the press!? ... The belated May WeBS count. With 3 black-winged stilts and 3 bittern record, it was a count to remember, one that will go down in the annals of Langford WeBS history. A smattering of other waders also added to the quality of the count.

Record shot of the stilts - Mark Dawson 

 

P1

P2

P3

Total

Black winged stilts

3

3

Black tailed godwit

1

1

Ringed plover

5

5

Avocet

2

2

Mute swan

8

4

43

55

Egyptian goose

1

1

Wigeon

3

3

Lapwing

3

2

5

Canada goose

17

6

13

36

Mallard

17

27

9

53

Gadwall

1

3

4

Great crested grebe

8

4

11

23

Little egret

3

3

6

Lesser black backed gull

2

2

Black headed gull

4

5

81

90

Tufted duck

8

17

11

36

Coot

13

10

81

104

Turnstone

1

1

Dunlin 

3

3

Greylag goose

12

13

7

32

Oystercatcher

1

1

Shelduck

4

4

Common tern

8

8

Little grebe

1

1

Grey heron

3

2

5

Moorhen

3

2

5

Pochard

4

9

13

Shoveler

1

1

Kingfisher

1

1

Bittern

3

3

Cormorant

5

5

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