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Backworth Pond Northumberland

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Species
Pink-footed Goose
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Alan Jack
Date
15 March 2021
Description
1,000 plus present
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Site Details

Two small mining subsidence pools, one permanent and mostly surrounded by dense vegetation, one temporary in a field grazed by horses; muddy margins good for passage waders. Privately owned farmland; view only from road and public footpath.

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Directions

Buses to Backworth village; also metro train to Shiremoor (2km to southeast). Take road to West Holywell and Earsdon from village for 1/2km; park at kennels for main pool, or continue another 400m along road (bends left then right) for flash pool.

Access

View temporary pond from roadside at NZ308728; view main pool from public path through boarding kennels at NZ308724.

Parking

Space for 3-4 cars outside kennels; space for 1-2 cars at roadside pull-in overlooking flash pool.

Opening Times

Unrestricted

Facilities

None

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