Sunday, 5 July 2009

More and more insects!

Heysham Obs
Red Nab/outfalls
Med Gull - the only worthwhile sighting inshore at high tide was a summer adult on Red Nab

Middleton IE (taken from Colin Whittle census)
Red-veined Darter - 8+ males on the model boat pond,
Common Darter - 33, nearly all teneral
Brown Hawker - 1
Black-tailed Skimmer - 17 on model boat pond (4 female), 7 central/western
4-spotted Chaser - 78 throughout (rare on model boat pond)

Heysham NR
Gatekeeper - 3
Common Hawker - one male

Hobby Leighton Moss. Two Ruddy Shelduck Aldcliffe, then flew south