Tuesday 5 July 2022

Tuesday 5th July

Counts from the estuary included 148 Black-headed and 30+ Mediterranean Gull, 32 Redshank, 21 Sandwich (four juvs) and four Common Tern, two Dunlin and two Greenshank

Elsewhere seven Common Sandpiper were on the beach and 50+ Swift were feeding overhead.

Wildlife News: A Roesel's Bush-cricket was discovered by a school group in the Back Meadow, just the third site record, closely following the second last September. The first Small Red-eyed Damselfly of the year were at the Main Pond, Six-spot Burnet were buzzing around Greenland Lake and 12 species of butterfly were on the wing including Ringlet, Gatekeeper, Comma and Red Admiral

Gatekeeper - Dean Hall

Blue-tailed Damselfly - Dean Hall

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