Sunday, 17 July 2016

Wintersett 17.07.16

Up to 22 degrees,  hot with scattered cloud and a light westerly.
Wintersett Res: Ajuvenile grasshopper Warbler (migrant), was ringed by Archie this morning.   A Little Egret  flew over  at 10.35hrs, going north.  A Cetti's Warbler was heard in the SW corner.
Anglers CP: Common Sandpiper 1,   Common Tern 1,  Pochard 1f and Oystercatcher 3.    A Fox was thwarted from swimming over to the Sand Martin Box by Pete Smith.
Stubbs Wood: I inadvertently flushed a Woodcock from the edge of the field.
Cold Hiendley Res:Steve Denny counted 10 Grey Wagtails on the spillway - probably 2 family parties.
epidoptera: A Large Skipper, a male Emperor and an Oak Eggar were all seen at ACP.

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