Durham Bird Club's Castle Lake Nature Reserve

Sunday, 11 September 2011

Sunday 11th September 2011

Birds seen this morning included the following;

Stoneybeck Lake
30 Teal, 16 Grey Partridge, 6 juvenile Ringed Plover and 2 Ruff.

Three of the juvenile Ringed Plover at Stoneybeck Lake this morning.

Castle Lake
87 Canada Geese, 25+ Teal, 4 Cormorant, 2 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine which actually landed on one of the Islands but not before flushing all the waders, 1 juvenile Little Ringed Plover, 5 juvenile Ringed Plover (almost certainly some of the Stoneybeck birds relocated), 2 Ruff, 2 Dunlin, 5 Curlew, 1 Green Sandpiper, 400 Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Arctic Tern and 1 juvenile Black Tern which was seen in the early morning only.

Today's juvenile Little Ringed Plover, getting quite late for this species now.

No comments:

Post a Comment