NZ2770 : Great Crested Grebe, Killingworth Lake

taken 9 years ago, near to Killingworth, North Tyneside, Great Britain

Great Crested Grebe, Killingworth Lake
Great Crested Grebe, Killingworth Lake
Killingworth Lake and its surrounding woodland area was created in the 1960s during reclamation of derelict colliery land in this area. It has since become a site that is used for a range of recreational activities such as angling, as well as supporting a diverse range of wildlife.

The 15-acre lake, which the main road into Killingworth, is designated as a Site of Local Conservation Interest (SLCI). It supports several species of wildfowl, including the Great Crested Grebe (LinkExternal link RSPB Bird Guide).
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NZ2770, 54 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 June, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 14 July, 2013
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2747 7089 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:1.9069N 1:34.3066W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2750 7085
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Reclaimed Coal Mine  Reclaimed Colliery  Lake  Wildfowl  Water Bird  Wild Bird  Bird  Grebe  Great Crested Grebe 

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