Good luck to them all. Is this statement on the BBC website about Calluna missing Chris "Scotland remains a stronghold for the birds, with 80% of the UK population. Current estimates suggest there are about 600 breeding pairs across the UK."
Mosaic of interconnected pools, ponds and other wetland habitats supporting breeding birds, wintering waders and wildfowl, otter and a range of wetland and grassland invertebrates. Created after the digging of borrow pits for the Lower Lune flood alleviation scheme.Supports breeding birds such as sedge warbler and reed bunting, oystercatcher and little ringed plover, wintering waders including snipe and Jack snipe, and wildfowl including teal and shoveler, goldeneye and gadwall. Wintering smew have also been recorded on the reserve, as well as passage migrants such as black-tailed godwit and green sandpiper. Grid ref. (SD455615)