Friday 20 August 2021

Wintersett + Ringing + Mothing 20.08.2021

Anglers CP: 

2 moulting, adult Black Terns (NFY)  and 2 juvenile Little Gulls were flying around this morning.    

A  juvenile Arctic Tern flew in at 09.30hrs.   Dunlin 1.  A Ringed Plover flew over.  

Little Ringed Plover 1.   Pochard 4 + 1 Wintersett Res..   A Little Egret was on an island in the shallows.


             Juvenile Little Gull showing incredibly well and very close!   

Anglers CP 20.08.2021  G.Wightman

       The juvenile Common Tern posed nicely on the rocks  Anglers CP  S.Denny

47 birds were ringed  by Pete Smith this morning:  

Highlights were:  

10 Willow Warbler.  8 Chiffchaff.  6 Reed Warbler.  3 Blackcap. 1 Garden Warbler.   

12 Goldfinch and 1 Yellowhammer.

Wintersett Res.  

Common Tern 4.   

Overnight moth trapping  was poor with  2 European Hornets the highlight. 

                European Hornet to moth trap  Anglers CP 20.08.2021 P.Smith

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