Saturday 2 April 2022

Wintersett 02.04.2022

 Anglers CP:

Brambling 1 male on the Pol, also seen in the car park.    Lesser Redpoll 3

Redwing 20 + 19 flew west.  Pochard 3 males.

2 Red-legged Partridge were seen in the area. 

Moorhouse Lane Big Pond: 

Pochard 1 male + 1 female.  Teal 1 male + 2 female. 

An adult male Mute Swan  with red leg ring, white letters 686Y.  

Wintersett Res.

800 Black-headed Gulls were feeding on insects emerging from the water  

+ 200 more feeding on insects on Anglers CP.


2 Grass Snakes were seen in the area, first of the year.


A spider, Drassylus pusilus, found by Georgie Wightman this morning,  is nationally scarce and local,   and a very good record for the area!  

        Drassylus pusilus-  Wintersett Big Pond   02.04.2022 Georgie W-S     


Georgie also collected 51  Beetles.   Watch this space!  

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