Friday 26 May 2017

Wintersett + a Moth 1st 26.05.17

Hot!  15 - 24 degrees with a few scattered clouds and a light easterly to south easterly breeze.
Wintersett Res:  2  Black-necked Grebe in summer plumage were off the east bank.  2 Shelduck flew towards Walton Hall. 
Anglers CP:  Herring Gull 1.  A Cuckoo was singing to the north.  Wigeon 1 pair.  Mallard young  1 + 2 M/L  and 5 small.
Lepidoptera: A Dingy Skipper was on the Disposal Point.
It was a brilliant for moths last night.  2 Waved Umber were a 1st record for the area. Seraphim, Alder Moth,  Pale Pinion, 6 Grass Rivulet, Dingy Shell,  2 Rivulet. and White Pinion Spotted were the other notables.
Waved Umber  1st for Wintersett Area       ACP     ASmith

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