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Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Egrets, Graylings & Demoiselles

Shibdon Pond - Little Egret still present, now walking around on grass with Canada Geese!
Milkwellburn Woods - 2 Crossbill. 5 Broad-bodied Chaser on the pool together with Large Red and Azure Damselfly and both Southern and Common Hawker nearby. Also 1 Stoat seen
Gibside Estate - Young Roe Deer seen

Kibblesworth brickworks pools - mating pair of Black-tailed Skimmer

Pair of mating Black-tailed Skimmer [John Atkinson]

Shibdon Pond - Little Egret still present on the island.
Far Pasture NR - Broad-bodied Chaser
Near Birtley reed beds - 5 Grayling, first of the year and good news as none were seen last year though probably mainly due to the weather.

Grayling [Steven Fryer]

River Derwent at Hagghill - 20+ on river

Banded Demoiselle [Steven Fryer]

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