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.
Saturday, 16 May 2009
1 Whimbrel arrived at the west end at 8:30 and circled low over the main pool, before gaining height and departing in the direction of Ladywalk. Other species noted included 2 Gadwall and 500+ Swift. L Johnson...