Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Back into action

Heysham Obs

Outfalls/Ocean Edge
2CY Med Gull outfalls
5 x Little Egret Red Nab and area contrasting with one Grey heron
Wheatear - two large females Ocean Edge grass

Middleton NR (thanks Janet)

Heysham NR plateau sheltered NW section
Burnet Companion - 2
Common Blue - 36
Crambus lathoniellus - 6
Scoparia pyralella - 1
Azure Damselfly - 1
No sign of the morning's Pyrausta spp in what was a very windswept area this pm

Moth trap
Heart and Dart debut for the year plus a worn highflyer spp which might possibly be Ruddy (occurs here in very small numbers)

2CY Med Gull outfalls

Hopefully the incoming weather will produce a decent seawatch when at least one of us is available and re-dress the ridiculously deficient year list