Tuesday 5 July 2022

Carlton Marsh

One Common Tern was joined by 2 more on the scrape late morning. None were present later in the day. Elsewhere 6 Starlings flew over and 13 LBB Gulls were on the wader scrape. This evening 2 juvenile Tawny Owls were seen high in the canopy (R. Laverack/CG/L & A Corrall /JP/D. Standish).

Brown Hawker & 3 Emperor were hawking for insects.

Photos by Richard Laverack

Common Tern

Grass Snake

Tufted Duck

Dearne Valley Park-Hoyle Mill
9 Greylags were on the fishing lake. Butterflies included 31 Comma, 19 Small Tortoiseshell and 2 Red Admiral (Chris Parkin).

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