Monday, 15 June 2009

More dragonfly weather

Heysham Obs
Quick visit to the model boat pond & short walk by Malcolm on the IE

Middleton IE model boat pond
Red-veined Darter - 2 probably 3 males - one 'on territory' along the western edge, the other 1-2 wide-ranging over the rippled water
Black-tailed Skimmer - 3 males and ovipositing female
Emperor - five on other ponds
Small Heath - 5

2 singing male Grasshopper Warbler Middleton IE. Stay on the concrete roads, please.

Grey Squirrel - one along Moneyclose lane near the traffic lights
Red-eared Terrapin - showing well on the model boat pond

Couple of Quails in the area - worth trying to find your own I guess in upland hayfields as well as any cereal which still exists in this area