Sightings: 2018

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BOB LEE on Saturday, 04 August 2018
Today of note.East Marsh Hide, Garganey ( 06.30 with Fred Stokes), 5 x Common Terns (2 x juv) 4 x LRP ( 2 x juv), 2 x Common, 2 x Green Sandpiper, Common Snipe, Carlton Hide, 2 × Garden Warbler, Whitethroat, Bulfinch.
NEIL NASH on Friday, 03 August 2018
2 Oystercatchers arrived late afternoon.
JOHN COAKLEY on Friday, 03 August 2018
Best Of Today 09:00 - 11:50

East Marsh Pool
1 x Green Sandpiper
1 x Common Sandpiper
1 x Kingfisher
1 x juv Water Rail
2 x Common Tern

Willow Tits
Between Olive's Bench & the Constant Effort Site . Family Party
Carlton Ditch . Pair

The Tip
20 + Common Blue

Mammals
3 x Field Vole
1 x Wood Mouse
KEITH YATES on Thursday, 02 August 2018
Brief Visit: 11:00 ~ 13:00

Of note: Juvenile Redstart along Farm Track, Clouded Yellow butterfly flew across Goose Pool.

EMP: (2) Common Sandpiper, (1) Green Sandpiper, (4) Little-ringed Plover, (4) Common Tern, (1) Hobby

Various numbers of Meadow Brown, Small White, Gatekeeper, Comma, Red admiral, Common Blue, Large White, Speckled Wood, Brown Argus, Purple Hairstreak + Very worn Silver-washed Fritillary & Painted Lady on buddleia along 'Tip' area

Also: Black-tailed skimmer, Brown Hawker & Southern Hawker noted.

JOHN OSBORNE on Wednesday, 01 August 2018
2018 butterfly transect week 18:
Meadow brown (16)
Small white (14)
Gatekeeper (7)
Comma (1)
Red admiral (1)
Small copper (4)
Common blue (23)
Large white (2)
Speckled wood (2)
Small heath (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 of note on transect:
Black-tailed skimmer (1)
Brown hawker (2)
Southern hawker (2)
Silver Y moth (1)
Shaded broad-bar moth (3)
Straw dot moth (1)
JOHN COAKLEY on Tuesday, 31 July 2018
Todays Highlights 09:15 - 16:15

East Marsh Pool
3 x Green Sandpiper
1 x Common Sandpiper
3 x Oystercatcher - JW
2 x Little Ringed Plover
2 x Common Tern
2 x Little Egret

Carlton Hide . With JW & MD
1 x Lesser Whitethroat
At least 3 Willow Tit

New Hare Covert
2 x Marsh Tit

Best Of The Rest
10 + Southern Hawker
2 x Common Darter
10 + Ruddy Darter
10 + Brown Hawker
5 x Purple Hairstreak
9 x Common Blue
1 x Painted Lady
1 x Small Copper
2 x Brown Argus
ADRIAN JOHNSON on Tuesday, 31 July 2018
Clouded Yellow 2 on Albans reedbed
KEITH YATES (ADMIN) on Monday, 30 July 2018
Mid-morning visit 11:00Hrs ~ 13:00Hrs

East Marsh Pool of Note: (3) Common Sandpiper, (1) Green Sandpiper, (6) Little-ringed Plover (Incl. 2 Juvs), (1) Snipe, (1) Kingfisher, (1) Little Grebe, (1) Water Rail, (6) Swift & (3) Reed Warbler

**Tred carefully ~ Still plenty of young Toadlets on the paths!!

STEVEN NICHOLS on Sunday, 29 July 2018
And lots of Toadlets everywhere this afternoon.
STEVE NICHOLS on Sunday, 29 July 2018
1400-1630h, highlights
Common Tern 3, including pair with 2 Chicks
LRP 4 and 2 half grown chicks
Common Sandpiper
Gadwall with 6 ducklings
Teal c25
Kingfisher
Marsh Tit (centre feeder)
Great spotted Woodpecker Juv.