Durham Bird Club's Castle Lake Nature Reserve

Saturday, 23 April 2011

Saturday 23rd April 2011

Sightings today from Mike Passant and myself.

Highlight of a visit to Castle Lake was a male Blue-headed Wagtail (Motacilla flava flava) feeding in the field south of the hide with numerous Yellow Wagtail.

Two poor record picture's;

Others included 7 Grey Heron, 1pair Shoveler, 2 Ringed Plover, 1sp Dunlin, 1 Black-tailed Godwit (picture below), 3 Curlew over, 8+ Wheatear, Grasshopper Warbler singing near the Moto-X and Corn Bunting singing near Island Farm.

The Green Sandpiper was still on the A1 Flashes and Stoneybeck Lake contained 7 Shelduck, 11 Teal and 5 Shoveler.

Meadow Pipit near Alan's Pool this morning.

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