Durham Bird Club's Castle Lake Nature Reserve

Monday, 7 May 2012

Sunday 6th May 2012

Birds seen this evening included the following;

Castle Lake;
6 Whimbrel, c8 LR Plover, 2 Pochard, Greylag pair with 3 gosling, 5+ Yellow Wagtail, 5 Wheatear.
A1 Flashes;
4 Curlew, Green Woodpecker.
Stoneybeck Lake;
2m Shoveler, 1f Wigeon, 2 Shelduck, albino Mallard, 2 Swift, 2 Grey Partridge

The first young'uns I've seen this year, three Greylag goslings.

Plenty of these around now, male and female Wheatear.

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