Shustoke Reservoir lies two miles east of Coleshill on th B4114 Coleshill to Furnace End Road, south of the River Bourne. At 1.5km west to east, the main pool is only 400m at its widest point. The River Bourne feeds the smaller eastern pool (8 acres), the water is then transferred to the main reservoir (92 acres). Disturbance at weekends can be a problem.
Monday, 24 November 2008
Another quick walk around the pools produced 9 Pochard, 1 Ruddy Duck (female), 1 Gadwall (drake) and a Goldcrest. New in were 2 drake Wigeon on the small pool, hopefully the start of the returning wintering flock. L Johnson...