Friday, 3 February 2017

Carlton Marsh

It was a lovely sunny day with a light SE/S wind with the temperature almost reaching double figures. 3 Little Egrets were on the wader scrape today, one of which roosted at 17.09hrs. 13 Greylags came in, but 10 Lapwings were disturbed by the Buzzard. 4 Snipe left at dusk. (Rod Heeley/Dave Standish)

A record number of 34 wintering Herald moths were found, an increase of 9 since January 22nd. (Chris Parkin)

Cudworth Common
This afternoon on the flashes there were 11 Wigeon (6 males) and on the Sash Pond there were 4 Shoveler, 4 Teal and 2 drake Pochard. (Keith Bannister)

A Chiffchaff was feeding in Dave Smith's garden this morning!

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