A DIARY OF THE WILDLIFE OF THE WANSBECK VALLEY AND BEYOND
Wednesday, 23 February 2011
Decided to walk along the dunes from Druridge to East Chev. Highlights were 2 Barn Owls hunting seperately, one on the dunes and the other West of the South pool. I couldn't get decent shots as they were constantly on the move. I gather they were hunting during the day due to last night's rain and there must be plenty of Voles judging by their frequent successful dives into the undergrowth. Other highlight was the number of Geese, almost uncountable in the fields South of the South pool, chiefly Pink feets.
Before this I called into Widdrington tip. Quiet here with only 26 Goldfinches, 2 Buzzards and 12 Skylarks