Tuesday, 4 August 2015

The last few days

Heysham Obs
Sorry for the lack of updates, been more involved with moth recording than specifically at Heysham.  The latest county moth Newsletter can be viewed on the Lancashire Moths website.  Trying to beat the midnight date deadline!

Tuesday 4th August
Med Gull - adult and two juvs outfalls

Monday 3rd August
Stock Dove - one Middleton
Female Southern Hawker dragonfly HNR top path

Sunday 2nd August
Northern Spinach in the moth trap

Ringing by the office produced a wandering young Reed Warbler and 3 Lesser Whitethroat but no numbers of migrants - this is heading towards being an almost unbelievably bad year for ringing with the exception of one quality day in spring at HNR with Firecrest and Ring Ouzel and one at Middleton this spring with e.g. Redstart ringed at Portland Bill