Durham Bird Club's Castle Lake Nature Reserve

Monday, 9 May 2011

Monday 9th May 2011

Birds seen at Castle Lake today included the following;

Canada Goose pair with 5 goslings, 3pair Shelduck, 1pair Shoveler, drake Teal, 2 drake Pochard, Oystercatcher pair with 3 chicks, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Grey Plover, 1 Dunlin, 2 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, a small but increasing number of Swift and 2 Blue-headed Wagtail.

One of todays Wood Sandpiper.

I'm not going to make a habit of putting non-bird related photo's on this blog, but a steam train going past when out birding is not an everyday occurance.

No I'm not a train spotter!

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