Sunday, 21 May 2023

South Kirkby Industrial Park 20/5/23

4 Common Blue, 1 Brown Argus, 46 Dingy Skipper, 5 Small Heath, 3 Holly Blue, 5 Small Copper, 18m Brimstone and 26 Orange-tip. Also Hairy Dragonfly (Chris Parkin).

Teneral male Hairy Dragonfly
Carlton Marsh 17/5/23
1 Large Skipper,1 Red Admiral, 5 Peacock, 7 Speckled Wood, 1 Small Heath, 28 Dingy Skipper, 3 Small Copper, 1 Holly Blue, 2m Brimstone, 28 Orange-tip, 5 Large White. Also Red-headed Cardinal Beetle. 18 Froghopper, 1 Burnet Companion and a large female Grass Snake. All photos by Chris Parkin.

Brimstone Butterfly
Dingy Skipper
Female Banded Agrion
Red-headed Cardinal Beetle
Carlton Marsh 21/5/23
The Garganey pair were on the main scrape again today. The adult Grey Wagtails were feeding 2 fledged young on the dike near the hide and a Garden Warbler was singing.
Butterflies included 8 Dingy Skipper, 1 Small Copper, 1 Small Heath and 1 Holly Blue. Also 3 Four Spot Chaser, 2 Large Red Damselfly and an abundance of Azure Damselfly. (CG)

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