Saturday 16 July 2022

Carlton Marsh

The adult Med Gull was on the wader scrape from 07.30hrs (JP/ K. Bannister) and was still there until 10.32hrs, but had left by mid-day. An adult Common Gull was the first since March.

Storrs Mill Bridge to Ardsley Viaduct  on the River Dearne
Grey Wagtail, Cormorant, Green Woodpecker and buzzard.

17 species of butterfly included 33 Purple Hairstreak, 4 Holly Blue, 3 Small Copper, 6 Red Admiral, 12 Peacock, 62 S. Tortoiseshell, 45 Large White and 41 Comma. Also Ruby-tailed Wasp and Roesel's Bush Cricket (Chris Parkin)

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