Category Archives: JMNR Sightings
Sightings and butterfly transect week 6 – D Clay, 12°C, 10:40, sun 60 percent, wind W B1 Summary on butterflies seen: 4 Green-veined white, 11 Orange tip, 1 Speckled Wood, 4 unidentified white (20 butterflies). Lots of teneral Large Red … Continue reading
Butterfly transect week 5 – J Parlby, 15°C, 78 percent sun, 13:30 Summary of butterflies seen: 5 Brimstone, 3 Green-veined white, 14 Orange tip, 5 Peacock, 2 Speckled Wood, 2 unidentified white (31 butterflies).
From logbook: Ian W 1 Kingfisher, 2 Great tits, 1 Moorhen, 1 Swallow, Moorhen sitting on nest left hand side of Bottom Pond.
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
Butterfly transect week 3 – J Parlby, 14:00, 16°C, clear skies. Summary of butterflies seen: 8 Brimstone, 16 Orange tip, 7 Peacock. An additional 6 Orange tip butterflies were seen off transect.
From logbook: R and J Thornley Crow, Woodpigeon, Magpie, Mistle Thrush, Blue tit, Buzzard, Treecreeper, Chiffchaff, Robin, Blue tit, Great tit, Blackbird, Long-tailed tit, Moorhen. Butterflies: Orange tip, Peacock, Comma.
Butterfly transect week 2 – M and J Steel, 14:05, 11°C, clear skies, wind B3 1 Peacock recorded in section 4.
Sightings and butterfly transect week 1 – D Clay, 8°C, 12:15, sporadic sunshine, mostly overcast. No butterflies recorded Buff tailed Bumble seen. Flowers in bloom: Lesser Celandine, Herb Robert, Primrose, Cowslip, Red Dead-nettle, Forget me not, Bittercress and Violets.
Site meeting 6pm Pheasant heard, pair of Mandarin, Blackbird.