Friday, 5 June 2015

Weather last!

Sunny, 19°, light S.

A walk out to the Lees and beyond today, several Goldcrest in the school wood and quite a few Swallow and House Martin between Marymead and Manor Farm.

A singing Corn Bunting and a pair of Reed Bunting out towards the Lees and a Mistle Thrush flew over.

The “Long Dyke” had a couple of species of Damselfly present and a Demoiselle also.

A pair of Yellow Wagtail, several Skylark and another Corn Bunting and a Grey Heron along one of the field edges.

The “Reedy Ditch” had at least 3 Reed Warbler and 5 Sedge Warbler present along with 2 pair of Reed Bunting.

A Peregrine seen on the way back resting up on a pylon and the Indian Peafowl still present in the area.

Dragonflies: Azure Damselfly, Large Red Damselfly and Banded Demoiselle.

Butterflies: Brimstone, Large White, Small White, Orange Tip, Peacock, Small Tortoiseshell.

1 comment:

  1. The Citrine Wagtail is splendid, and the Peacock is outrageous, it shows you never know what to expect..(or perhaps Peacocks are readily findable if you know where to look).
    Have a great summer, looks like things are warming up !