Durham Bird Club's Castle Lake Nature Reserve

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Tuesday 15th March 2011

Castle Lake this afternoon produced the following;
6 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 32 Canada Geese, 2 Shelduck, 1m Shoveler, 1m2f Goldeneye, 2 Grey Partridge, 2 Oystercatcher, 7 Dunlin (5 flew off east at 1:15pm then 2 flew in from the south at 1:55pm), 13 Redshank and a Lesser Black-backed Gull.

A1 Flashes;
1pr Pintail & 20 Oystercatcher.

Two of the three Goldeneye on Castle Lake this afternoon. Male birds are much less frequent than the females.

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