Friday 10 April 2015

Friday 10th April

The first three Blackcap of the year were singing on site with several Chiffchaff and two Willow Warbler also on site, two Swallow along the beach were the only other migrants. Elsewhere 40+ Sandwich Tern and eight Manx Shearwater were offshore, a Snipe and the first Mallard brood were on the Main Pond and the Slavonian Grebe and 10 Teal were in the estuary.

 Blackcap - Simon Thurgood

 Mallard - Simon Thurgood

Wildlife News: Five species of butterfly were on the wing Red AdmiralPeacock, Small Tortoiseshell, Speckled Wood and Comma.

Comma - Simon Thurgood

Speckled Wood - Simon Thurgood

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