Friday, 28 June 2019

Strong easterly impeded insect searches

Med gull - 10 in neap high tide roost south of OE slipway (5ad, 4 2cy, one 3cy).  C/f  rings, legs only seen on one ad and the 3cy - both unringed

Red veined Darter - min 6 model boat pond but strong winds keeping them close to the edge where harder to count
Emperor - Male along Heysham south harbour wall - first for SD35Z
Black tailed Skimmer - hey Nr where rare
Broad bodied Chaser - latish female ovipositing briefly on model boat pond

Painted Lady - main concentration still along south harbour wall with c100 in morning.  Ringlet hey NR