Saturday, 19 June 2021

Wintersett + Ringing 19.06.2021

Anglers CP + Vis.Mig:   

4 male Pochard flew north at 09.38hrs.   2 males dropped in a little later,  presumably returned birds.

A Nuthatch was around the top of the hill.  

Wintersett Res:

2 Cormorants flew over north. 

18 birds were ringed    

Highlights were:  1 Blackcap,  1 Whitethroat,  1 new female Cetti's Warbler,  

4 Chiffchaff,   2 Willow Warbler and  1 Treecreeper.

Odonata - Wintersett Res..

Brown Hawker 1  west bank.  A Four Spotted Chaser in north east corner.

Emperor 10 males,  also 1 female and 2 males Botany Bay. 

Black-tailed Skimmer 1 male  + 1 male north bank.  

An Azure Damselfly pair in cop in north east corner.  

Red-eyed Damselfly 6 males + 1 female in north east corner + 10 males on Botany Bay Lillies.

Numerous Blue-tailed and Common Blue Damselflies over the water.

Lepidoptera Wintersett Res:

A Red Admiral 1 west bank.   Small Tortoiseshell 2 north east corner.


Sue Bilcliffe had this beautiful  Magpie Moth,  Abraxas grossulariata, in her garden.

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