Sunday, 10 July 2011

The Blackneck invasion continues apace

Heysham Obs
Middleton NR
A one-ringer effort at Middleton today with two nets on both sides of the road included the following new birds:  Sedge Warbler (10), Reed Warbler (1), Willow Warbler (6), Grasshopper Warbler (3), Whitethroat (3)

Moth trap
3 Blackneck this morning and a good variety of species without any major highlights 

Saturday 9th July

Heysham Obs
Sorry for the late posting

At least one Med Gull, a juvenile, still off Red Nab in very poor light conditions

The moth trap held Dingy Footman, Straw Underwing which were new for the year, also White Satin, Blackneck, and the plume S. zophodactyla