Posts Tagged ‘Kirkby Gravel Pits’

On our way to Lincoln, we stopped off at Kirkby gravel pits, a nature reserve run by Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust. The highlight here was the large nesting colony of Black-headed Gulls.

Coot with Young

Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)
Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)
Gadwall [sp] (Mareca strepera)
Mallard [sp] (Anas platyrhynchos)
Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)
Common Pheasant [sp] (Phasianus colchicus)
Great Cormorant [sp] (Phalacrocorax carbo)
Common Moorhen [sp] (Gallinula chloropus)
Eurasian Coot [sp] (Fulica atra)
Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)
Common Tern [sp] (Sterna hirundo)
Common Wood Pigeon [sp] (Columba palumbus)
Common Chaffinch [sp] (Fringilla coelebs)