Clara Vale LNR - A pair of Kingfisher mating in oak tree , 2 Siskin, Green Woodpecker, Long-tailed Tits nest building, Chiffchaff, and 8 Greenfinch.
Axwell Park, Blaydon - 3 Sand Martins
Far Pasture NR - 2 Swallows dipped in for a drink and carried on their way roughly north west. At least 8 Chiffchaffs (3 singing), Little Grebe for the first time this year and a Tawny Owl calling from direction of the river.
West Kyo - 2 pr Lapwing, 2 Curlew, 30 Meadow Pipit, 3 singing Skylark, 2 singing Yellowhammer, Goldcrest,10 Redwing, 4 Song Thrush and 10 Blackbird
|Kingfishers mating at Clara Vale [Derek Bilton]|