Saturday 8 October 2022

Saturday 8th October

Visible migration picked up with the switch to NW winds with 106 Skylark heading mainly SW, along with a Golden Plover, four Swallow, four Reed Bunting and a Mistle Thrush.

Elsewhere no records were received from high tide visits to the estuary but a Kingfisher was at the Main Pond with 28 Chiffchaff, six Blackcap and two Goldcrest in the bushes.

Kingfisher - Alan Keatley

Wildlife News: Both Migrant Hawker and Common Darter were on the wing with Small White and a Red Admiral. Also still on the wing White-zoned Furrow Bee Lasioglossum leucozonium, Field Digger Wasp Mellinus arvensis, Three-banded Mason Wasp Ancistrocerus trifasciatus and Trilobed Boxhead Wasp Crossocerus podagricus.

Trilobed Boxhead Wasp - Alan Keatley

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