Thursday 5 July 2018

Thursday 5th July

The first Roseate Tern of the year was offshore this morning with Sandwich Tern, five Manx Shearwater and 17 Common Scoter. Elsewhere a juvenile Little Ringed Plover joined the adult in the Bight with 15 Dunlin, eight Ringed Plover and a Common Sandpiper.  

Little Ringed Plover - Lee Collins
Wildlife News: Large numbers of Long Hoverfly Sphaerophoria scripta were on site part of continuing insect migration also evidenced by an increase in Red Admiral.

Long Hoverfly Sphaerophoria scripta - Alan Keatley

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