Durham Bird Club's Castle Lake Nature Reserve

Thursday, 6 August 2015

Thursday 6th August 2015

Sightings for today;

Castle Lake - highlight this morning was a Hobby chasing Swift's over the lake for five minutes before heading off to the south. Others on view were c500 Greylag Geese, 2 Shoveler, 12 Teal, 1 juvenile Little Grebe, 1 adult Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Ringed Plover now with only one chick, 1 juvenile Ruff, 40 Curlew, 3 Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 30+ Swift and a still singing Corn Bunting.

River Stell - 1 adult Mute Swan with 3 cygnets.

Alan's Pool - 5 Little Ringed Plover (2adult3juvenile), 1 Snipe.

Foumarts Lane - 1 Sparrowhawk.

Some pictures from today.


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