Daily Archives: July 13, 2013

Old Moor RSPB

Back down to Old Moor on insect watch thanks to the brilliant weather we have been having, it wasn’t an easy decision 😉

On arrival with were greeted by Common Blue Damselflies which out numbered the Blue Tailed and Azure. Four Spotted Chasers were about along with Brown Hawker, and Southern Hawker, all good be found around the ponds. Down on Green Lane we came across a Common Darter

Butterflies and Moths were numerous with Ringlet, Meadow Browns, Small Skippers, Large Skippers, Small Tortoiseshells, Small and Large Whites, Gatekeeper, and Narrow Bordered 5 Spotted Burnets

Birds of the day included Reed Warbler, Reed Bunting, Sand Martins, Oystercatcher, Avocets, Redshank, Tufted Duck, Black-headed Gulls, Lapwing, Starlings, Mute Swan, Mallard, and Tufted Duck

Ringlet Butterfly

Ringlet

Four Spotted Chaser

Four Spotted Chaser