Saturday 29 April 2023

Carlton Marsh

20 Swifts flew west over Firth Avenue, Cudworth this morning (R. Laverack) and 3 had returned to the Beech Avenue estate, Cudworth this evening (G. Miller).

As for the reserve an immature Cormorant was on the scrape and 7 Teal and a Whooper Swan were on the wader scrape. There are a total of 4 Sedge and 4 Reed Warblers singing from the reedbeds now and a Goldcrest was singing in the car park.

Butterflies included 3m Brimstone and 5m  & 1f Orange-tip (R. Laverack/D. Standish/CG).

South Kirkby Industrial Estate
A Reed Warbler sang, 2 Red-legged Partridge and a Green Woodpecker were present.  Also 1 Small Copper, 6m Brimstone and 45m Orange-tip (C. Parkin).

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