Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Up the Coast

Taking advantage of the super weather this morning we headed for Creswell first stop where there were Pink-Footed Geese in the field west of the hide.

On the pond things were a bit quiet. Teal, Wigeon, Lapwing, Shelduck, Tufted Duck, Curlew and Grey Heron

So it was up to Druridge Pools where, in the flooded fields, we spotted a pair of Pintail
amongst the numerous Teal and Wigeon

A couple of  pairs of distant Gadwall were on the pond

and fleeting glimpse of distant butterflies were still nice to see.

Lunch at The Barn and then up to Hauxley.
Amongst many Redshank and Curlew was a single Bar-tailed Godwit and two or three Dunlin

Lots of Shelduck, Wigeon, Canada , Greylag geese. Again four or five fleeting glimpses of butterfly - none identified
At Amble approx 30 Eider were gathered in the harbour

A passer by said that he was quite sure that he had seen a Swallow on the wires at Creswell.

1 comment:

Kah-Wai Lin said...

Nice location with a lot of birds!