Sunday 14 August 2022

Wintersett + Insects 14.08.2022

 Wintersett Res:

Black-necked Grebe 1 juvenile.  

Common Gull 1 juvenile + 1 adult CHRes..  

Cold Hiendley Res:

Tufted Duck  2 large young.  

A male Cetti's Warbler was on the south bank.

Lepidoptera: Pete Smith  @PeteSmith1254

CHRes. west bank:

Gatekeeper 1.  Common Blue 1 male.  Meadow Brown 1.

Haw Park: Green-veined White 1.

Odonata Moorhouse Lane Pond - Paul Meredith @Fitzybirder 

Railway Pond:  Overgrown with bulrush, low water level. 

Brown Hawker,  Migrant Hawker 2,  Southern Hawker 1, 

Ruddy Darter 2.

Big Pool:  

Emperor 3,  Brown Hawker 10,  Migrant Hawker 7,

Ruddy Darter 10+.  

Common Blue Damselfly 50+ (no Azure).  Blue-tailed Damselfly 5+. 

Other Ponds: Brown Hawker 10,  Emperor 3,  Migrant Hawker 6,  

Ruddy Darter 19+,   Common Blue Damselfly 2,  

Black-tailed Skimmer 4 

Dock pond,  Small Red-eyed Damselfly 7 males,  

Skimmer Pond just a few Common Blue and Blue-tailed damselflies.

Old Fish Pond overgrown and inaccessible. 

Scoter Pond: 

Best thing was a Hornet mimic hoverfly, Volucella zonaria,

on Water Mint, but it buzzed off before a photo could be taken!

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