Saturday, 6 August 2016

Wintersett 06.08.16

17 - 23 degrees with scattered cloud and a light, south westerly breeze.
Anglers CP:  Little Grebe 1,  Common Sandpiper 1 and Cormorant 9.  6 Lesser Black-backed Gulls went south.
Cold Hiendley Res: Goldeneye 1f. 
Wintersett Res:   Water Rail 1 juvenile.
65 birds were ringed this morning including:  a juvenile Grasshopper Warbler,  30 Chiffchaff,  11 Willow Warbler,  6 Sedge Warbler and 7 Reed Warbler.   An adult with 2nd brood of Cetti's Warblers were calling and 1 of these juveniles, just out of nest, was caught and ringed.
Mammal: A stoat was seen on HPLane.
Lepidoptera:  At ACP - Brimstone ,  Red Admiral ,  Holly Blue and Small Skipper.   Painted Lady 1 ACP + 2 WRes,
Odonata:  Migrant Hawker 1 NWbank WRes  + 2 ACP.   Southern Hawker 1m HPWood
This evening Stacey and Chris Swaine had a Little Owl,  and an adult Grey Partridge with 3 juveniles in the area. 
                                     Little Owl                    CSwaine
                    Grey Partridge juveniles                 CSwaine
              Grey Partridge                    CSwaine

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