Saturday 18 December 2010

Alvecote Pools SSSI - Snow Snow Snow Innit?

There was not a great deal to report from the patch today amongst the Arctic weather conditions.  On Mill Pool there were 12 Common Shelduck, 10 Goosander, 55 Eurasian Wigeon and 8 Northern Shoveler.  A flock of Northern Lapwing roosted on the ice and an adult Yellow-legged Gull dropped in briefly.  The escaped drake Hooded Merganser was still on the River Anker just north of Shuttington Bridge.

Just what you need at the moment...... a snow shoveler!

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