Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Greenshank tops the bill

Heysham obs
Lengthy coverage of red nab over the tide saw:

Greenshank - one in rapid transit to the south
Med gull - 7 x ad, 1 x 3cy, 1 x 2cy
Little gull - no sign

Slender pug the best of an unremarkable catch

Butterfly transect
Highlight was a male common hawker dragonfly on the top path. Dominated by gatekeeper and dwindling numbers of meadow brown and small skipper with a couple of tatty large skipper. Three red admiral seen, one on transect , two on office buddliea and one comma in the ne corner