Sightings: 2018

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ALAN BODDINGTON on Monday, 04 June 2018
6.30 - 9.00 East Marsh ;
L.R.P. (4),
Redshank (2 + 3 juveniles),
Oystercatcher (4 + 2 juv),
Common Tern (7 breeding pairs + 1st chicks (2) of the year).
Cuckoo (3 ♂, 1 ♀),
Teal (5 ♂, 1 ♀),
Shoveler (♂).
Teal Pool; Shelduck.
Ted Jury Hide; Kestrel (pair).
JOHN COAKLEY on Sunday, 03 June 2018
Todays Highlights 08:30 - 12:30

c 30 Cinnabar Moth
c 20 Common Blue
1 x Burnet Companion
1 x Painted Lady
1 x Red Admiral
1 x Broad Bodied Chaser
1 x ♀ Emperor Dragonfly
3 x Hairy Dragonfly
5 x Four Spotted Chaser
c 30 Banded Demoiselle

2 x Muntjac
1 x Grass Snake
KEITH YATES on Friday, 01 June 2018
Today 10:30 ~ 13:30

Concentrated on Farm Field, the 'Tip' and River Meadow today:

Species Seen:
Green Hairstreak, Dingy Skipper, Large Skipper, Small Heath, GV White, Painted Lady, Small Copper, Common Blue, Orange Tip & Brown Argus

Lots of Silver Y, Burnet Companion, Cinnabar & Chimney Sweep moths

Dragonflies Included: Four-spot Chaser, Black-tailed Skimmer, Broad Bodied Chaser & Hairy Dragonfly

Birds of note: Buzzard (4), Hobby & Red-legged Partridge
JOHN OSBORNE on Thursday, 31 May 2018
2018 butterfly transect week 9:
Small copper (3)
Brown argus (1)
Common blue (7)
Small heath (2)

(A transect is a weekly walk that records butterflies in a 5m band on a fixed route, from April to September. This is a way of measuring changes in abundance and variety of butterflies at a site from year to year. It thus doesn't record all species or numbers if they are not on that route.)

Also of note on transect:
Black-tailed skimmer (1)
Burnet companion moth (2)
Chimney sweeper moth (5)
Silver-Y moth (3)
Cinnabar moth (23)
Common carpet moth (1)
Banded demoiselle (lots)
Damselflies, various sp. (lots)

Also of note off transect:
Common blue (9 more)
Brown argus (3 more)
Holly blue (1)
Green hairstreak (1)
KEVIN AND SERI on Wednesday, 30 May 2018
Leucistic Lapwing overflew Baldwin Hide 14:00 ish
PAUL HUDDLESTON on Tuesday, 29 May 2018
Kingfisher 2 at steetly afternoon ,baldwin path underwater
STEVEN NICHOLS on Monday, 28 May 2018
1330h- 1700h. some obs - Teal pair, Mute Swan pair + 1 cygnet, GreyLag and Canada Geese, Gadwall, Shovler 1m, Tufted Duck, Mallard, Coot, Moorhen, 9 Lesser-black Backed Gull, Black headed Gull (i on nnest), 1 Common Gull, 6 Ringed Plover, 1 LRP, Oystercatchers, Redshank, Lapwing, Hobby 4 feeding, Buzzard 1, Kestrel 1, Grey Heron 1, several Blackcap, Garden Warbler, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, 5 Cetti's Warbler singing, Goldcrest singing, Feral Pigeon 1, Goldfinch pair, Greenfinch singing, Mistle Thrush singing, 2 Song Thrush singing, Kingfisher 1, Jay 1.
Muntjac 1f, Brimstone, 1, Red Admiral 2, Orange tip 1, several Banded Damoiselle
ALAN BODDINGTON on Monday, 28 May 2018
5.30 - 7.30 East Marsh ; Dunlin, L.R.P (5),
Ringed Plover (7), Redshank (2 + 3 chicks),
Oystercatcher (4 +2 chicks),
Common Tern (10), Teal (pair).
GARY HOBBS on Sunday, 27 May 2018
09.00-1630, birds of note - 8 Ringed & 4 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Redshank (+3 chicks), 11 Common Terns, 12 Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, 9 LBBG, 4 Hobby, Kestrel, Buzzard, 3 Cuckoo + usual Warblers
JOHN OSBORNE on Saturday, 26 May 2018
2018 butterfly transect week 8:
Orange-tip (1)
Peacock (1)
Green hairstreak (2)
Brimstone (2)
Large white (2)
Common blue (17)
Small heath (2)
Small white (1)

(A transect is a weekly walk that records butterflies in a 5m band on a fixed route, from April to September. This is a way of measuring changes in abundance and variety of butterflies at a site from year to year. It thus doesn't record all species or numbers if they are not on that route.)

Also noted on transect:
Hairy dragonfly (3)
Cinnabar moth (11)
Banded demoiselle (lots)
Damselflies, various sp. (lots)