Sightings: 2018

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JOHN COAKLEY on Thursday, 07 June 2018
Update from Wednesday 6 / 6 / 18

1 x Teneral type Southern Hawker . Pic on Friends Of Brandon Flickr site
KEVIN AND SERI on Wednesday, 06 June 2018
2 Hobby, Sparrowhawk, Cuckoo and Little Egret @ Teal Pool

Pair Kestrel making food passes,* Hobbys, *Cuckoos and *Sparrowhawk @ Ted Jury. *Most likely same birds
JOHN COAKLEY on Wednesday, 06 June 2018
Todays Highlights 08:45 - 14:00

East Marsh Pool
6 x Teal
6 x Little Ringed Plover
2 x Oystercatcher + 1 chick
7 x Shoveler
11 x Common Tern + 3 chicks

Teal Pool
2 x Shelduck
1 x ♀ Cuckoo

Ted Jury Hide
3 x ♂ Cuckoo
1 x Hobby
2 x Common Tern

The Tip . With Dave Mount
4 x Small Heath
c 20 Common Blue
20 + Cinnabar Moth

Around The Reserve
8 x Black Tailed Skimmer
6 x Four Spotted Chaser
2 x Broad Bodied Chaser
2 x Red Admiral
6 x Speckled Wood
1 x Green Veined White
JOHN COAKLEY on Tuesday, 05 June 2018
Todays Highlights 09:00 - 11:30

Pair of Redshank with 2/3 chicks
4 x Oystercatcher + 2 chicks
5 x Little Ringed Plover
2 x Shelduck
At least 5 Cuckoo inc 2 ♀s
1 x Barn Owl
1 x ♀ Kestrel
2 x Buzzard
Greater Spotted Woodpeckers + fledglings
Pair of Mistle Thrush + fledglings
1 x Muntjac
KEVIN AND SERI on Monday, 04 June 2018
Little Egret on Teal Pool
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