Durham Bird Club's Castle Lake Nature Reserve

Saturday, 26 February 2011

Saturday 26th February 2011

Another excellent selection of birds today including a record number of Pintail and the first Little Grebe and Snipe for 2011.

Castle Lake
Great Crested Grebe, Little Grebe, 3 Shelduck, m Shoveler, f Goldeneye, 6 (3pr) Pintail, 2m2f Goosander, 3 Oystercatcher, 3 Snipe, 17 Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 5+ Skylark and the escaped Chiloe Wigeon.

A1 Flashes
23 Gadwall, 5 Oystercatcher & 70 Curlew.

Stoneybeck Lake
2 Shelduck, 2 Oystercatcher & 22 Curlew.

Two of the ten Oystercatcher's seen in Bishop Middleham today.

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