Saturday 13 August 2022

Wintersett + Vis.Mig. + Ringing + Odonata 13.08.2022

Very hot and sunny with a light easterly breeze.

Anglers CP: @Fitzybirder

Teal 14.  Pochard 15.  Common Sandpiper 3.

Anglers CP Vis.Mig:  @Fitzybirder @StevieD131

Going south: A Snipe dropped in at 08.05hrs, left  at 08.11hrs.  Swift 1. Cormorant 4.

Going south east: 6 Black-tailed Godwit at 08.49hrs.  

Wintersett Res:  6 Greenshank flew west at 07.40hrs. @PeteSmith1254.

Golf course Field Marsh:  Cetti's Warbler 1 male. 

 83 birds were ringed at Wintersett:  @PeteSmith1254 and @BeckyBailey101

Highlights were:  
9 Willow Warbler,  20 Chiffchaff,  10 Blackcap,  2 Garden Warbler, 
1 Whitethroat,  4 Reed Warbler,  6 Sedge Warbler,  4 Swallow, 
9 Reed Bunting and 1 Yellowhammer. 
Odonata: 11.15 - 12.00hrs
A male Willow Emerald Damselfly showed well over the Golf Course Pond late morning.
Photographs by Mick Hemingway  

Willow Emerald male  Chalcolestes viridis
GCPond 13.08.2022  MHemingway

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