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Druridge Bay

The coast of Northumberland is rich in wildlife and beautiful landscapes.  Druridge Bay is particularly popular, with a good selection of nature rerserves nearby and there are some great beaches.  The coastline stretches for miles between Amble to the north and Cresswell to the South.

Key species to watch out for include Shore Lark, Snow Bunting, Twite, Rock and Water Pipits, Black-throated, Great Northern,  and Red-throated Divers, Red-necked and Slavonian Grebes; and Eider and Long-tailed Ducks.


To the right
A Shore Lark
At Chevington Burn,
Druridge Bay
By Tom Cadwallender
in January 2017


 
 
 
 

To the left
A Twite
At Chevington Burn,
Druridge Bay
By Alan Jack
in January 2017

Terns are also present during the spring and summer months and Auks and Gannets can be seen offshore.

Nearby nature reserves include, Coquet Island, Hauxley, Druridge Bay CP and East Chevington to the north and Druridge Pools, Cresswell Pond and Ellington NR to the south.