Wednesday 31 March 2021

Carlton Marsh

The warmest day so far with a maximum of around 22c. A walk round this afternoon provided 2 singing Blackcaps and 7 Chiffchaffs. 82 Herring Gulls and 2 Redshanks were on the wader scrape. Cetti's Warbler sang from the reedbeds and a Great Spotted Woodpecker called. 

Insects included 6 Bee Fly, 52 Peacock, 13 S. Tortoiseshell, 2 Comma, 5 male Brimstone and the year's first male Orange-tip and Speckled Wood (Chris parkin).

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