Sunday, 3 August 2014

Sunday 3rd August

A small arrival of migrants today with at least three Sedge Warbler on site and the first two Grey Wagtail of the autumn overhead. Also on site 13+ Blackcap, 11+ Whitethroat, seven Willow Warbler and a White Wagtail with the Treecreeper in Dead Dolphin Wood. Elsewhere a juvenile Yellow-legged Gull was in front of the hide with 101 Sandwich Tern whilst wader counts included 74 Ringed Plover, 68 Dunlin and 57 Sanderling.

Wildlife News: A helice Clouded Yellow was on Warren Point and checking the few remaining Tamarisk bushes on site the RDB2 bug Tuponia mixticolor was seen along with the froghopper Opsius stactogalus, another Tamarisk dependant species.

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