Thursday 13 July 2017

Thursday 13th July

There is no access to the hide or Warren Point for the next couple of weeks. At least 22 Mediterranean Gull remain in the estuary, 17 adult, three juvenile and single first and second summers, with 290 Curlew, 54 Turnstone, 25 Dunlin, 24 Bar-tailed Godwit, still just 15 Sandwich Tern, six Sanderling, three Greenshank, two Knot and the Slavonian Grebe.
 Turnstone - Alan Keatley

Wildlife News: Butterflies included many Gatekeeper, several RingletSpeckled Wood, Common Blue, Brown Argus, Large and Green-veined White and Meadow Brown, but only a few Small Skipper and Small Copper. Dragonflies remains scarce with only one each of Common Darter, Blue-tailed Damselfly and Emperor.
 Silvery Leafcutter Megachile leachella - Alan Keatley

Volucella bombylans, a bumblebee mimic - Alan Keatley


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