Monday 29 March 2021

Carlton Marsh

2 Little Egrets were on the waders crape this morning (K. Bannister). A Cetti's Warbler sang and a Greylag was on a nest in the scrape. 
A female Grass Snake was on the embankment sunning itself this afternoon (Rob Lindley).

Grass Snake (Rob Lindley)

Butterflies included 6 Peacock, 3 Comma and a White Species.

Cudworth Common 
2 Ringed Plovers were on the Ash Plain.
2 Grass Snakes were seen in the woodland area along with 9 Peacock and 4 S. Tortoiseshell butterflies (L & A Corrall).

Storrs Mill to Ardsley Viaduct
A Sand Martin has taken up residence on the Dearne south of Cudworth Sewerage works. Also on this stretch Kingfisher, Buzzard and Cormorant.

Butterflies included 52 Peacock, 35 S. Tortoiseshell, 12 Comma, 2 male Brimstone and an early Small White (C. Parkin).

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