Sightings: 2018

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ALAN BODDINGTON on Saturday, 07 July 2018
East Marsh 9.30 - 12.30;
Black Tailed Godwit,
Green Sandpiper,
L.R.P. (4), Oystercatcher,
Little Egret (2)
PVB on Saturday, 07 July 2018
6/7 08:50 - 14:30

Highlights - Little Egret x2 EMP; Red Kite, common buzzard x 3, overhead; kestrel x 3 Ted Jury.
JOHN OSBORNE on Tuesday, 03 July 2018
2018 butterfly transect week 14:
Meadow brown (35)
Ringlet (24)
Small white (11)
Marbled white (6)
Small/Essex skipper (3)
Large skipper (2)
Large white (2)
Gatekeeper (1)
Comma (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 (2)
Brown hawker (1)
Emperor dragonfly (1)
Silver Y moth (1)
JOHN COAKLEY on Tuesday, 03 July 2018
Todays Highlights 06:00 - 13:00

Car Park Area
3 x juv Green Woodpecker

East Marsh Pool
1 x Kingfisher + 2 juvs
5 x Teal

New Hare Covert
8 x Purple Hairstreak 4 + 2 + 1 + 1

Around The Reserve
50 + Ringlet
50 + Meadow Brown
2 x Gatekeeper
5 x Common Darter
7 x Comma
ELISE on Sunday, 01 July 2018
Jon Baldwin hide:
Kingfisher
Hobby x2
Red shank
Little ringed plover
Oyster catcher
Steetley hide:
Common whitethroat
Mick Taylor hide:
Great White Egret
Ted Drury hide:
Kestrel juveniles x3
On route:
Black cap
Reed warbler
Muntjac deer
Buzzard x2
STEVEN NICHOLS on Sunday, 01 July 2018
Evening visit: sightings included - 3 Tufted Duck broods (1, 5 and 7 duckling respectively, 5 Little-ringed Plover, Grey Heron, Lapwings (one chick about a week old), Redshank 3, Oystercatcher 3, Teal 5, Gadwall, Goldfinch 5, Linnet 2,
JOHN OSBORNE on Wednesday, 27 June 2018
2018 butterfly transect week 13 (yesterday):
Meadow brown (28)
Ringlet (27)
Marbled white (16)
Small/Essex skipper (4)
Large skipper (3)
Small heath (2)
Common blue (2)
Comma (2)
Small tortoiseshell (1)
Large 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 of note on transect:
Black-tailed skimmer (2)
Brown hawker (3)
Emperor (1)
Cinnabar moth (1)
Narrow-bordered 5-spot burnet (1)
JOHN COAKLEY on Monday, 25 June 2018
Todays Highlights 10:30 - 14:15

Tip/River Meadow
5 x Marbled White
1 x White Letter Hairstreak
100 + Meadow Brown
c 40 Ringlet
2 x Small Skipper
3 x Large Skipper
5 x Narrow Bordered 5 Spot Burnet Moth

East Marsh Hide
1 x Otter

Teal Hide
3 x Redshank

Dragonflies
6 x Emperor inc one ovipositing in Carlton Pool
c 50 Black Tailed Skimmer
15 x Brown Hawker
2 x Southern Hawker
KEVIN AND SERI on Sunday, 24 June 2018
Half dozen or so Sandmartin fledglings being fed on carpark wires overlooking La Farge.
GARY NEAL on Sunday, 24 June 2018
Afternoon visit on 23rd - Highlights

Hobby catching a dragonfly on East March
4 Redshank
Numerous Common Terns + 16 Chicks
Perergrine Flying over East Marsh & scattering everything.
Hornet