Durham Bird Club's Castle Lake Nature Reserve

Saturday, 9 February 2013

Saturday 9th February 2013

Sightings today from John Olley and myself.

Castle Lake - 3 European White-fronted Geese dropped-in mid-morning with about 20 Greylag Geese, unfortunately they only stayed for 45 minutes, however later in the day 4 were located on the A1 flashes.

Poor picture of the Geese flock including the 3 White-front's.

Other Castle Lake sightings today included c200 Pink-footed Geese over north at 12:00, 3 Shelduck, 4 Pintail, 2 Goldeneye, 5 Cormorant, 1 Oystercatcher, 135 Lapwing, 6 Snipe, 10 Redshank, 5+ Skylark singing, 1 Little Owl, 15 Fieldfare, 1 Mistle Thrush, 80 Redwing and a singing Nuthatch along Foumarts Lane.

Alan's Pool - 17 Moorhen, 1 Cormorant, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Green Woodpecker over towards Low Hardwick and 2 Brambling in a hedgerow alongside good numbers of Reed Bunting, Yellowhammer, Tree Sparrow, Linnet, Goldfinch and Corn Bunting.

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