Saturday, 7 July 2018

Wintersett 07.07.2018

17 - 23 degrees with 0/8 cloud and a light north westerly.
Wintersett Res: 2 male Grasshopper Warblers were reeling - west bank and north east bank.  A Yellow Wagtail flew over west bank.  Common Tern 3.  Willow Tit 1 north bank.
44 birds were ringed this morning.  Highlights were:  5 Blackcap ,  2 Garden Warbler,   6  Whitethroat,   1 Lesser Whitethroat,  9 Reed Warbler,  1 Sedge Warbler,  5 Willow Warbler,   3 Chiffchaff,  1 Grasshopper Warbler,  2 Treecreeper and 1 Coal Tit.   A male Cetti's Warbler was retrapped on the west bank.
Lepidoptera: Purple Hairstreaks were seen in Haw Park Lane Wood and in Haw Park Wood per @StevieD131
Odonata: A Broad -bodied Chaser was in the Willow Wood, WRes.
2  male Lesser Emperors were seen from the south east corner WRes.  per @Fitzybirder.

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