Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Wednesday 29th July

Counts from the estuary included 710 Oystercatcher, 376 Curlew, 222 Sandwich Tern, 123 Redshank, 48 Dunlin, 22 Sanderling, 11 Ringed Plover, four Greenshank, two Mediterranean Gull, two Common Tern, a Common Sandpiper and a Turnstone.

 Common Sandpiper - Simon Thurgood

Wildlife News: Good numbers of butterflies continue to enjoy the weather with Painted Lady added to the species seen yesterday.  Also around good numbers of Common Darter, Great Green Bush-cricket and the hoverfly Volucella zonaria.

 Common Blue - Simon Thurgood

 Common Darter - Simon Thurgood

Volucella zonaria - Simon Thurgood

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