Lamesley Water Meadows - 4 Greylag, 1 Wigeon, 100 Lapwing 4 Redshank
Clara Vale LNR - 2 Marmalade Hoverfly (Episyrphus balteatus) yesterday in a garden and a Comma there today
Crawcrook Quarry - Green Sandpiper on March 10th. Green woodpecker calling.
Shibdon Pond - Ruff still present though most of the Lapwing have now left for their breeding areas. Also a Kingfisher, a pair of Goosander, Oystercatcher, Sheldduck, Redshank and Common Snipe. A Common Buzzard over drifting North. On the wing today Peacock , Small tortoiseshell , Comma, hoverflies and Bumblebees
Comma, Peacock and Small Tortoiseshell all enjoying the sun at Shibdon [George Simpson]
|Tree Sparrow at Pennyfine Lane [Lee Harris]|