Sunday 10 July 2022

Wintersett + Insects + Ringing

Anglers CP:

A male Lesser Whitethroat was singing near the main hide.


3 Purple Hairstreaks were seen on oaks on Anglers CP back path. (The first for this part of the area!)

Drinker Moth 1 at Disposal Point.


A male Ruddy Darter was flying over the railway pond on the Disposal Point.

Of 100 Blue Damselflies checked at the railway pond - 20 were Azure Damselflies.

Common Darter 2 males. 

72 new birds were ringed at Wintersett this morning:

Highlights were

17 Chiffchaff,  2 Willow Warbler,  2 Treecreeper,  6 Blackcap,  1 Garden Warbler, 

14 Reed Warbler,  8 Sedge Warbler,  2 juvenile Cetti's Warrble (male and female), 

2 Reed Bunting and 1 Goldfinch.

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