West Midland Bird Club

Ladywalk Reserve Wildfowl Counts for 2003

Wildfowl counts from Ladywalk are included as part of the Middle Tame Valley counts, recorded as part of the Wetland Bird Survey* (WeBS), a partnership between the BTO, The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT), RSPB and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee, organised by the BTO.

The count is done on the same day each month, nationwide, and numbers of wildfowl and waders are recorded for each individual lake or pond.

For the scientific names of these birds, and their local status, see our county lists.

Wildfowl observed in 2003.
Species JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Little Grebe 15810666986826
Great Crested Grebe --26688623--
Cormorant 208212656514213641448716399
Little Egret --14---1----
Grey Heron 996721113105885
Mute Swan 341010655541423
Bittern 34-------113
Greylag Goose ---21-------
Canada Goose 4120242012191819762824123
Shelduck -1621------2
Gadwall 548320141518364813320916134
Teal 2518230232-62581084025
Shoveler 83436216---81345841
Pochard 12-------114
Tufted Duck 6039393820149471492618
Ruddy Duck ----2-22----
Goldeneye 61----------
Goosander 101110--------4
Water Rail 91271----1441
Moorhen 734141241918212027128
Coot 50151416262218141410186
Oystercatcher --2---------
Little Ringed Plover ---2--------
Lapwing --4221324101787--
Woodcock -1----------
Snipe 24172----81282-
Curlew -2-1--1-----
Redshank --2-2-------
Greenshank -------2----
Common Sandpiper ------132---
Green Sandpiper 12----2621-3
Black Headed Gull 4125238611144151136
Common Gull -1--2-------
Common Tern -----584----
Kingfisher 22215421111-

Counts by Pete Sofley, one of our volunteer wardens at Ladywalk

Ladywalk Nature Reserve lies on the site of the old Hams Hall power station, situated in the valley of the River Tame, in the borough of North Warwickshire, England, some ten miles from Birmingham city centre, at grid reference SP212917 *.