Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Motley fauna

Heysham Obs
Heysham NR
Pheasant - The male was noisily strutting around the PA way area and flushed:
Woodcock - one in the alder woodland, flew towards NE corner
Goldcrest - one in the NE corner may have been a very early migrant
Siskin - 4 ringed this morning

Stoat - 1 seen crossing reserve entrance (RN).

Pale Brindled Beauty in the moth trap - under 10 records for here, along with 5 Dotted Border and 2 Hebrew Character.  A Red-tailed Bumblebee was along PA way (south-facing) bank

Small Tortoiseshell - 1 seen Overton
Red-tailed Bumblebee - 1 Torrisholme