Sunday, 24 July 2016

Wintersett - Another First 24.07.16

16 degrees at 05.30 hrs - 20 degrees midday,  humid with 8/8 cloud and a light southerly.
Anglers CP:  Common Tern 4,  Common Sandpiper 1, Grey Wagtail 2 and Cormorant 4.
Lepidoptera:  Red Admiral 1 ACP
Moth trapping overnight produced another first for the area. A SCARCE SILVER Y.    Also A Buff Footman,  Scarce Footman 2, Dingy Footman 9,  Double Lobed and Pinion-streaked Snout 2.

             Scarce Silver Y record shot through glass     ASmith
                    Scarce Silver Y - just before take off.      ASmith
                                       Buff Footman                       ASmith

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