Thursday 22 August 2019

Thursday 22nd August

Counts over a low high tide included 273 Dunlin, 136 Ringed Plover, 45 Sandwich Tern, 26 Sanderling, five Turnstone, two juvenile Mediterranean Gull and a Bar-tailed Godwit. Elsewhere a Whinchat was on the Point, with 12 Blackcap, six Whitethroat, two Willow and a Sedge Warbler also on site and a Yellow Wagtail overhead.

Wildlife News: Sea Daffodil is again in flower on Warren Point; the Warren one of just a handful of locations in the UK for this plant. 

Sea Daffodil - Alan Keatley

Elsewhere at least 20 Painted Lady were on site with two Red Admiral also new arrivals. Six Small Red-eyed Damselfly were on the Main Pond and good numbers of Yellow-legged Mining Bee Andrena flavipes and their cuckoo Painted Nomad Bee Nomada fucata.

 Yellow-legged Mining Bee - Alan Keatley

Painted Nomad Bee - Alan Keatley

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