Shustoke Reservoir lies two miles east of Coleshill on the 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.
Friday, 29 January 2010
A kingfisher was present briefly along the stream between the two pools, this represents the first record of the species on site this year. A single Linnet flew over the western end heading north. Goosander were down to just one female on the main pool. L Johnson...