Friday 5 August 2022

Carlton Marsh

10 Egrets were on the wader scrape this morning with 3 Herring Gulls and 2 Lapwings. On the main scrape Kingfisher, Cormorant, 10 Greylags and a female Teal. (L & A Corrall/K. Bannister/JP).

Littleworth Park - Monk Bretton
16 species of butterfly included 77 Common Blue, 7 Brown Argus, 5 Small Copper, 4 Holly Blue, 8 Small Heath and 1 Large Skipper. Also the Hornet mimic hoverfly (Volucella zonaria) (C. Parkin).

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