Durham Bird Club's Castle Lake Nature Reserve

Tuesday, 30 August 2011

Knots Landing

Well one did anyway, the first Knot sighting at Castle Lake since 2007.

Many thanks to Jimmy Wagner and Steve Evans for todays sightings and pictures, as Steve says an awesome selection in & around the Castle Lake area - the regions Premier inland birding location.

 juv Knot, 3Curlew Sand, 1st wint Med Gull, 5Green Sand (8 in area), 3Comm Sand, juv LRPlover, 2+Little Egret, 3Snipe, Wigeon, 1,000 Lapwing, 11Shoveller, juv Ruff , Kingfisher, Garden Warbler, Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Common Whitethroat, 4Yellow Wagtail, 1Grey Wagtail, 5 drake Gadwall in full plumage displaying, 25House Sparrow, 10Tree Sparrow, 12+Sand Martin, 4Swift, Dabchick pr with 3young, Stock Dove with eggs, 6Kestrel, pr Buzzard etc.

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