Daily Archives: August 6, 2010

Week 31

Well it’s been a full week especially at work with 12 species of Butterfly on Tuesday3rd these were Large White, Small White, Green Veined White, Peacock, Ringlet, Meadow Brown, Small Skipper, Small Copper, Gatekeeper, Comma, Speckled Wood and Tortoiseshell, species of Moth I haven’t seen before Common Carpet Moth, a Brown Hawker and then the birds a few Willow Warblers  still kicking about Swallows hawking the fields, a couple of Grey Wagtails at the pond. The week finished at Scout dike on the Friday the 6th with a few nice surprises like Green Sandpipers (2), Yellow Wagtail (2) at the inlet end of the reservoir and then a Whinchat along the North Bank wall, with these  species were Common Snipe (2), Common Sandpiper (2), Little Ringed Plover (1), Pied Wagtail (2), Lapwing, Grey Heron, Mallard, Tufted Duck and Great Crested Grebe a great ending to a good week

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