Monday, 1 September 2014

Toadflax Pug

Heysham Obs
The intrepid 'pug expert' Brian Hancock paid a visit today and six of the toadflax florets nearest to the office had a pug larva within.  The other revelation today was that we ringed just over 1,000 birds in August - the first time over 1,000 has been achieved in a month.....and only 200 or so of these were the Swallow roost.

 This is not a common moth up here with Heysham by far the best site

Tufted Duck - 8 Middleton
Gadwall - 10 Middleton
Mallard - 1 Middleton!
Sandwich Tern - one red nab
Swallow - 57 SW in morning - NO other vis mig over here in breezy north-westerly
Moth trap
Single Rusty Dot Pearl plus the usual stuff