Sunday 21 May 2017

Carlton Marsh

Oystercatchers were on the move this morning, 3 SE at 07.15hrs, 1N at 09.05hrs and 2 more minutes later. 2 Redshanks, 1 Little Ringed Plover and 4 Lapwings were on the Wader Scrape and 1 Ringed Plover flew north. Also present Buzzard, Kingfisher and Water Rail (Jim Plant).
Unfortunately no-one was on site when I received a call from Angie that an Osprey was heading our way.

South Kirkby Tip & Pond
Birds included a singing Cuckoo, Green Woodpecker, 4 Tufted Duck and Buzzard.
Butterfly counts included 10 Orange-tip (7 females) 53 Dingy Skipper, 25 Common Blue, 1 Holly Blue and 2 male Brimstone (Chris Parkin). 

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