Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Purp and Parsnip

Heysham Obs
A Parsnip Moth in the trap kicked off the microlepidoptera season

Heysham north harbour wall
Purple Sandpiper - one on the rocks below the red gate for at least 30 minutes mid-morning
Rock Pipit - one by harbour mouth
Song Thrush - one mound
Twite - not many - c25 in flight
Goldfinch - 17
Linnet - 7 with Goldfinch
Med Gull - Czech-ringed adult

Parsnip moth in office trap