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.
Wednesday, 24 March 2010
An Oystercatcher circled the main pool once during the late morning before flying off west. This represents the first record of the species on site this year. Also noted were 4 Sand Martin, 5 Chiffchaff, Grey Wagtail and a Kingfisher. S Haynes, L Johnson...