Wednesday, 27 March 2013

On foot day 2

On foot again today, today's route was - Winlaton mill - clockburn lane (swawell) - fellside fields (above derwent walk) - hollinside manor - nine arches - derwent walk - winlaton mill, distance 3.7m. Added 5 new species to foot list taking my total to 70.
new species
Lapwing 3 birds fellside
Skylark single bird singing fellside
Meadow pipit 31 feeding on swawell cricket field
Linnet flock of 50+ hollinside
Yellowhammer 18 birds fellside
Will be on foot again tomorrow, far pastures and low + high thorrnley area. The weather should turn a bit better next week, so i should get back to my normal Gateshead route? get some migrants, i hope.
Hollinside manor

Nine arches viaduct, derwent walk with paddock hill woods in top right of photo

Meadow pipit, cricket field


  1. Don't hold your breath, just been reading it could be weeks rather than days before the cold front disappears :(