A Speckled Wood butterfly yesterday (19th) was the latest ever beating the previous late date of 7/11/05 (Chris Parkin).
Carlton Marsh Wildlife Group were short listed for a an award at last night's 'Proud of Barnsley Awards' at The Medrodone in Barnsley. 4 of us attended this prestigious ceremony never thinking we could win, but we did!
From left Jim Finnerty, Dave Tattershall, CG, Keith Bannister
Today's sightings included c100 Pink Feet SW at 10.15hrs and c100 west at 10.45hrs. Also of note 31 Common Gulls, c200 B.H. Gulls and c50 Pied Wagtails following the plough. Down were 5 Shoveler, 2 Cormorant, 8 Canada Geese, Cetti, Water Rail, 5 Redwing and 8 Bullfinch (JP/CG).