Sunday, 17 November 2013

Black-Throated Diver - Gavia arctica

Date spotted: 17th Nov - 3PM
Location: Woodford Lodge - Chew Valley Lake
Observation: Visited Woodford Lodge in hope to see the Black-Throated Diver, proved to be very successful we got there to find it about 60 feet out amongst the fishing boats, we waited hoping for it to come closer, which luckily it did! Come within 10 feet at times, a very obliging bird!
Weather: Cloudy, Misty, Cold
Other Species: Black-Throated Diver, Mallard, Coot, Moorhen, Meadow Pipit, Mute Swan, Robin