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Thursday, 21 March 2013

Very Quiet

Things generally very quiet and despite it now being officially spring, there's still a mainly winter feel to the birds around at the moment.

Shibdon Pond -  Whooper Swan still present and a probable 'Viking' Gull [ie Glaucous x Herring Gull hybrid]

Probable 'Viking' Gull

The Whooper Swan still present

Vigo Wood, Birtley - Great-spotted woodpecker making a nest hole 

The Great-spotted Woodpecker at Vigo [David Gaffney]
Two Long tailed Tits at a bird feeder at Dyke Heads on 20th and a Pied Wagtail on the pavement at Blaydon Shopping Centre on 17th.

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