A quick check around Ocean Edge shore found nothing! No wheatears, pipits or Linnet.
Brambling 3 briefly near pond behind Red Nab.
Middleton Nature Reserve - mid afternoon
There were plenty of ducks on the "no swimming" pond.
When the second Shoveller joined the male, there was a series of mutual bobs and nods, that suggested they were a reunited pair.
|Then it looked like he got a good scalding for going off without her! (MD)|
The single cygnet has been chased off the main pond and is now trying to feed on the no swimming pond. But the aggressive male won't tolerate it.
Common Snipe 1
No sign of Cetti's warbler today, but one Chiffchaff calling
Whooper Swan c15 flew low over the golf course and continued SE 15:05
Buzzard 1 low to south, probably local.
No butterflies seen
Migrant Hawker 1 male
Common Darter 3 (2 male). All three had damaged and/or frayed wings.
|Male Common Darter|