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A rather warm afternoon on the reserve 22ºC. Chiffchaff, Whitethroat, Bullfinch, Blackcap, 2 Moorhen, Great tit chicks being fed in box over Hide pond (opp. end to hide). Peacock, Green-veined White, Orange-tip, Common Blue butterflies. Ancylis badiana, Silver-ground Carpet, Ethmia … Continue reading
Lunchtime 21C 1 male and 1 female Orange Tip, 3 Peacock, 1 Small Tortoiseshell, 1 male Brimstone. Chiffchaff, G Tit, B Tit, Robin, Dunnock, Woodpigeon, Magpie, 2 Kestrel. In flower: Coltsfoot, Forget-me-not, Meadow Cransbill, Bluebell, Cowslip, Dog Violet. A fly … Continue reading
Buzzard in tree above pumphouse and 2 male and 1 female Mandarin on the hide roof when arriving to empty the moth trap. Chaffinch, Dunnock, Chiffchaff. 16ºC @ 8am.
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The moth trap was set up near the hide on the evening of 18th April and emptied the following morning. 64 moths were recorded, 2 of the 13 species were new for the site (shown in bold). Early Thorn 1, Hebrew … Continue reading
On Arriving to empty the moth trap, a Buzzard was sitting in a tree 2 Male and 2 female Mandarin flew up. GS Woodpecker drumming, pair of LT tits, Goldfinch, C Crow, G ti, B tit, pair of Starling with … Continue reading
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A moth trap was set up by near the hide on the evening of 14th April and emptied the following morning. Minimum night-time temperature 9ºC. Although only 4 species were recorded, 1 was a new species for the site (shown … Continue reading
Nikki Mahadevan carried out the butterfly transect for week 2 on the only day of the week when the sun made an appearance! No butterflies were recorded during the transect although a Peacock butterfly was seen flying over the middle … Continue reading
From logbook – Jeff Davis, cloud over 13:00 1 Goldfinch, 1 Robin, 1 Blackbird, 1 G. Tit, 1 Chiffchaff tuning in!, 1 Long T-tit. From logbook – Ian W Pair of Mandarin, 1 GS Woodpecker drumming, 2 Blackbird, 1 Wren, … Continue reading
Jeff Davis and Nikki M am 7C 4 Carrion Crow, Buzzard sitting in tree across brook, 2 Goldfinch, several Blue tits and Great tits, Wood pigeon, Kestrel, 3 male Blackbirds, a pair of Mandarin ducks. Frogspawn on Bottom Pond, dead … Continue reading
From logbook – Ian W 4 Bullfinch, 3 Chaffinch, 2 Jays, 1 Magpie,, 3 Dunnocks, 2 Mandarin, 2 Robin, 3 Great tit, 2 Blue tit, 1 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 1 Coal tit, 2 Robins, 4 Goldfinch, 2 Lt tit. Changed … Continue reading