Wednesday 25 September 2013

Wintersett 25.09.13

15°C , cool with low hazy cloud and poor visibility.
Anglers CP Vis.Mig: 8.00 - 10.15hrs. Meadow Pipits were heard flying over high but were very difficult to pick up so the count was greatly underestimated. Only the birds that came directly overhead were visible in small groups - 102 S in total.  Pied Wagtail 6 S,  Swallow 4 S,  Snipe 3 W,  Grey Wagtail 1 S and Chaffinch 10 W.
Anglers CP: Canada Goose 390, Gadwall 10 and Shoveler 3 + 1 WRes. + 2 CHRes..
Wintersett Res:  31 Birds were ringed this morning including 20 Meadow Pipit,  4 Chiffchaff and a Great Spotted Woodpecker.
Moth trapping overnight produced: Grey Shoulder Knot,  Frosted Orange,  Flounced Chestnut,  Feathered Thorn and newly emerged Brimstone and Engrailed.

Frosted Orange                       KDenny

Flounced  Chestnut                      KDenny

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