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, 1 February 2010
A female Ruddy Duck was at the eastern end of the main pool. Otherwise Duck numbers were down greatly from the previous week. A single Common Gull was also noted but the site was generally very quiet. L Johnson...