Durham Bird Club's Castle Lake Nature Reserve

Sunday, 30 August 2015

Sunday 30th August 2015

Sightings for today;

Castle Lake - 1 Wigeon, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Cormorant, 2 Common Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Ringed Plover, 14 Ruff, 100 Curlew, 5 Green Sandpiper and 2 Common Sandpiper.
(Obviously there's been a bit of a clear out of some waders, yesterday a whopping 51 Ruff were reported here).

River Stell - 1 Little Egret and 1 Kingfisher.

Alan's Pool - 2 Kingfisher, 3 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Ruff, 9 Moorhen and 2 Common Buzzard.

Fishburn Lake - Water levels are well down on normal, producing some excellent habitat for wader's and 22 Ruff and 6 Dunlin were taking advantage this morning (presumably refugees from Castle Lake).

Fishburn Lake - definitely worth the effort if your looking for waders.

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