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.
Tuesday, 16 December 2008
Both pools were quiet again this morning with only 7 wigeon, 20+ Pochard and 30+ Tufted duck. 1 Lesser redpoll was at the eastern end of the small pool. Other species of note were 7 Goldcrest, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Willow Tit and 3 Yellowhammer (over). L Johnson...