Sightings: 2018

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JOHN COAKLEY on Sunday, 22 July 2018
Todays Highlights 12:15 - 15:00

East Marsh Pool
4 x Little Ringed Plover + 2 well grown juvs
1 x Little Egret
c 250 Black Headed Gull
1 x Lesser Black-backed Gull

Of Note On The Wing
7 x Small/Essex Skippers
1 x Brown Argus
15 + Peacock
8 x Common Blue
4 x Small Copper
1 x Marbled White
8 x Purple Hairstreak

9 x Ruddy Darter . 8 ♂ & 1 ♀
11 x Southern Hawker
JOHN COAKLEY on Friday, 20 July 2018
Todays Highlights 08:00 - 11:45

East Marsh Pool
270 + Lapwing
254 Black Headed Gull
5 x Little Ringed Plover + 2 chicks
1 x Snipe
1 x Hobby over
2 x Green Sandpiper
4 x Oystercatcher via JW

Ted Jury Hide with JW
1 x Willow Tit
1 x Hobby

Of Note
1 x ♀ Ruddy Darter
6 x Purple Hairstreak
JOHN COAKLEY on Thursday, 19 July 2018
Todays Highlights 06:00 - 10:00

East Marsh Pool
1 x Oystercatcher
4 x Little Ringed Plover + 2 chicks
1 x Green Sandpiper

Ted Jury Hide
7 x Linnet
4 x Great Spotted Woodpecker . Family party

Carlton Hide
1 x Great Spotted Woodpecker . ( juv )
Willow Tit calling

Best Of The Rest
2 x Hobby
18 x Speckled Wood
2 x Purple Hairstreak

Missed from report on Tues 17/07/18
Carlton Hide . 1 x ♂ Pheasant . With JW
East Marsh Pool . 1 x Little Egret
JOHN COAKLEY on Tuesday, 17 July 2018
Todays Highlights 07:00 - 13:45

East Marsh Pool
1 x PECTORAL SANDPIPER
2 x Green Sandpiper
1 x Kingfisher
2 x Snipe
5 x Little Ringed Plover + 2 chicks
12 x Common Tern

New Hare Covert
Pair of Marsh Tit
1 x Muntjac

Butterfly Highlights
2 x Small Copper
4 x Green Veined White
1 x Painted Lady
1 x Large Skipper
11 x Small/Essex Skipper
7 x Purple Hairstreak . 6 in New Hare Covert & 1 in River Meadow
1 x Brown Argus
PVB on Tuesday, 17 July 2018
17/7 07:15 - 08:15

PECTORAL SANDPIPER; little ringed plover, snipe; kingfisher were the highlights.
KEITH YATES on Monday, 16 July 2018
Morning Visit 09:30 ~ 13:00

East Marsh Pool: PECTORAL SANDPIPER (1), Little-ringed Plover (6 ~ including 2 newly fledged birds), Oystercatcher (2), Green Sandpiper (2), Common Tern (11 ~ mixture of Adult & Juvenile)
A LONG, D DEDMAN on Monday, 16 July 2018
15 Jul: Green Sandpiper, 2 Little Egrets, 5 Little Ringed Plovers
JOHN OSBORNE on Tuesday, 10 July 2018
2018 butterfly transect week 15:
Meadow brown (27)
Ringlet (41)
Small white (22)
Marbled white (9)
Small/Essex skipper (6)
Large white (1)
Gatekeeper (20)
Comma (1)
Red admiral (2)
Peacock (2)
Green-veined white (2)
Brimstone (1)
Small copper (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 (4)
Emperor dragonfly (2)
Southern hawker (1)
Common darter (1)

Of note off transect:
Purple hairstreak (3)
JIM RUSHFORTH on Monday, 09 July 2018
A dark plumaged Grey Heron (possibly melanistic) was seen on July 5th (River Pool) and on July 8th (East Marsh Pool). This may explain the Purple Heron sighting.
ROB DOWNES on Monday, 09 July 2018
PURPLE HERON on river pool but only visible from teal pool hide 9.45 - 1.30 at least, also 4 Little Egret same location.