Far Pasture NR - Chiffchaff singing. Kingfisher on pond and Lesser Redpoll in car park.
Shibdon Pond - 1 Ruff.
Lamesley Water Meadows - 1 Shelduck, 2 Wigeon and 102 Curlew.
Kibblesorth brickworks Pool - 2 Little Grebe, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Curlew, 1 Green Woodpecker,
River near Copper wood - 2 Dipper and 1-2 Kingfisher, both giving great views. 50+ each of Canada Goose and Grey Lag in field juts over the Gateshead boundary there
Saturday 1st March
Far Pasture NR - 5 Goldcrest around the car-park area, 4 Roe Deer in adjacent meadow, 4 Red Kite, 2 interacting, Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard, Kestrel, Tawny Owl heard not seen, also Long Tail Tits, Nuthatch, Jay & Water Rail of note.
|Goldcrest, Roe Deer and Red Kite - all at Far Pasture on 1st [Derek Bilton]|