Monday, 22 August 2022

Wintersett + Surprise Butterfly 22.08.2022



 Anglers CP:

An Avocet and a  Little Egret were new in this morning. Avocet still present at 16.00hrs.

Photos by Steve Denny.   Click link for video of Avocet

Little Ringed Plover 1 juvenile.  6 Swift flew south.  Common Sandpiper 2.

Shoveler 2 + 1 CHRes..   Pochard 15 + 1 WRes..  

Wintersett Res:  Common Tern 2.   Goldeneye 1 female.

Botany Dell:  Spotted Flycatcher 1


A male Common Blue was on west bank CHRes..  

A Green-veined White was in the Willow Wood WRes..

A Wall Brown butterfly on the west bank path of WRes.  was cause for celebration.

An amazing record, as this once resident species hasn't been seen here since 2010!!

                           Wall Brown - west bank WRes. 22.08.2022 Pete Smith                                         

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