Tuesday 30 March 2021

Carlton Marsh

The only birds of any significance reported today were 2 Red-legged Partridges, Little Egret and a drake Shoveler, the first this month (Keith Bannister).

Dearne Valley Park Hoyle Mill
Kingfisher and Grey Wagtail were present and an exceptional warm sunny day produced the year's first Orange-tip butterfly. Also present 1m Brimstone, 44 Peacock, 12 Comma and 29 Small Tortoiseshell. An astonishing 22 Bee Flies were also seen, two of them mating! (Chis Parkin).  

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