Monday 2 March 2020

Monday 2nd March

Counts from the estuary included 160 Curlew, 146 Grey and 13 Ringed Plover, 111 Knot, 60 Brent Geese, a Greenshank and the Slavonian Grebe. Elsewhere a Red-throated Diver and the female Eider were offshore and a Firecrest was along the Back Path.

Firecrest - Alan Keatley

Wildlife News: Early Spring insects around the car park included a couple of Buff-tailed Bumblebee, several Common Dronefly Eristalis tenax, a Marmalade Hoverfly Episyrphus balteatus and a Dock Bug Coreus marginatus

Dock Bug - Alan Keatley

Several Scarlet Elfcup have emerged along the flooded path by the First Pond.

Scarlet Elfcup - Alan Keatley

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