Author Archives: Nikki M
Nikki M – 11 am, 21 C, Wind N B1, Sunny no clouds Summary of the weekly butterfly transect was as follows: Orange tip 24, Brimstone 2, Small Tortoiseshell 2, Peacock 3, Speckled Wood 2 and an unidentified White. An … Continue reading
Overnight moth traps were set up on four occasions. In addition, casual dayflying moth sightings were recorded throughout the year. 79 different species of moth were recorded 13 of which were new site records, bringing the total number of moth … Continue reading
From logbook – Jeff Davis 11-13.30, dry but cold north west wind 3 Fieldfares in trees other side of brook. Later c20 Redwings flew into trees from fields. 1 Heron in brook. Small mixed flock of long-tailed tits flew up … Continue reading
From logbook – Jeff Davis, 12.15-12.45 Buzzard flew over Liz’s Wood. 2 Male Blackbird, 1 Robin, 3 Goldfinches in hedge H3.
From logbook – Jeff Davis, 12.10-15.30, weather sunny but with a cold wind. no sightings of butterflies or dragonflies.
Form logbook – Jeff Davis 12-14.00 weather warmed up by 12, sun broke through. there were still 4 Commas on C6b. Finished clearing 1 side of Cyril’s patch and have cut down to suckers from the hedge around Cyril’s patch. … Continue reading
From logbook – Jeff Davis, sunny pm with cool breeze. 5 Commas feeding on blackberries on bramblesby stream C6b. One dragonfly flew on Bottom Pond. 1 Red Admiral on tree C6a. 1 Moorhen on Hide Pond. On clearing and cutting … Continue reading
From logbook – Jeff Davis, 15.15-17.00 weather warm, wind rising during day. 8 Commas on brambles by stream, 3 Speckled Wood, 1 Small Copper. Also 1 female Common Darter with 1 Male onleaves at C6a opp. Pond. 1 Small Copper … Continue reading
From logbook – Jeff Davis, warm in sun if out of wind 12-1:30 4 Speckled Wood on path C8c. Same species of dragonfly as that unidentified on 19/9/18 flew up the stream and onto the reserve. 5 Commas on brambles … Continue reading
Nikki M – 14C wind B4 NW 15:42 clear skies Comma 9 (on brambles in transect section 3), Speckled Wood 1, Unidentified white. Common Darter 2, Southern Hawker 1.