A quick visit to Cresswell over lunch time added a good few more wetland species.
Passed by Bothal on the way, where there was
30. Grey heron
on the Wansbeck, and on the pond:
At Cresswell, the pool was quite busy with wildfowl and waders:
34. Long-tailed duck
40. Great crested grebe
as well as large groups of wigeon, mallard and tufted duck, and small groups of canada geese (on the pond) and greylag (flyover).
And there were several flyover groups of
42. Pink-footed goose
presumably due to the low-flying fighter jets or the small light aircraft that was buzzing around for a while.
And, as I was about to get in the car, a kerfuffle from the adjoining field drew my attention, where a red fox (1) flushed four
43. Grey partridge, and a
while watched from a post by a
Last edited by lazza : Monday 25th February 2013 at 09:15.