Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Another day another mix

Sunny, 18°, light NNW.

Much the same as yesterday with 30+ Yellow Wagtail, 6 Tree Pipit and 25+ Siskin making their way out from dawn.

The day then settled down to looking for birds etc. around the bill area.

2 Peregrine Falcon, a Sparrowhawk and 6+ Kestrel.

10+ Wheatear, a Whinchat, 6 Stonechat, 3 Spotted Flycatcher, 8 Pied Flycatcher, 2 Common Redstart, 1 Chiffchaff, c20 Willow Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 5 Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap and a Wryneck.

A steady stream of Swallow with several small flocks of House Martin through the day.

The only stuff seen on the sea today were 3 Common Scoter flying east and 2 Oystercatcher along the west cliffs.

Dragonflies: Emperor and Common Darter.

Butterflies: Large White, Small White, Common Blue, Holly Blue, Red Admiral, Painted Lady, Gatekeeper, Wall Brown, Meadow Brown.

Other species: Cosmopolitan Moth (from Southern Europe-North Africa), Garden Tiger Moth, Red-legged Spider Wasp, Barrel Jellyfish.

 Willow Warbler in the early morning sun
 Wall Brown
 Common Blue (Loren)
 Juv Stonechat (Loren)
 Red-legged Spider Wasp
 Garden Tiger Moth
 Barrel Jellyfish (Loren)

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