Middleton Nature Reserve
A comprehensive survey of the flying fauna by Dan (H) - much appreciated
Selected passerines (all nine warblers) singing males;
Whitethroat 8, Willow Warbler 6, Chiffchaff 5, Sedge Warbler 4, Blackcap 2, Grasshopper Warbler 1, Lesser Whitethroat 1, Reed Warbler 2
Plus Cetti's Warbler 1--contact calls only.
Greenfinch 3 Linnet 5 Reed Bunting 6 Meadow Pipit 2. (Bullfinch 2 pairs)
And a bonus - Little Ringed Plover over (from OCean Edge to waterworks) - think this is the only record so far this year.
Black-tailed Skimmer 3 (m, f, teneral)
Four-Spot Chaser 20
Common Blue Damselfly, Blue-tailed, Azure present.
Cockchafer on wing!
Common Blue 13 (males), Red Admiral 2, Small Tortoiseshell 2, Small White 8, Large White 2, Green-veined White 2.
Lighthouse area pair still feeding young in nest, also a third adult in area
The pair on north side below Heysham Head cliffs have at least one fledged young.
Two nice moths from Kevin's trap SD46A