I ran my Robinson and Skinner MV traps overnight in the Pullen area and met up with Simon at 7am to go through them. Having Simon with me certainly speeded up the process! Highlights included Convolvulus Hawkmoth, Pinion-streaked Snout, Chilo phragmitella, Neglected Rustic, Heath Rustic, Mathew’s Wainscot and L-album Wainscot.
Category Archives: September 2021
Wednesday 8th September 2021
I arrived around sunrise and already there were several Migrant Hawkers on the wing. In fact over the first hour these dragonflies outnumbered the birds. Grey Wagtails continued to be vocal overhead with the odd Yellow Wagtail still moving through. The early sun had just broken through as I checked the private areas around GreatContinue reading “Wednesday 8th September 2021”
Friday 3rd September 2021
There were lots of Whitethroats, Chiffchaffs and Sand Martins on the move today. On Gravelly Marsh every bird I lifted my binoculars for seemed to be a Whitethroat. Providing a bit of variety a Lesser Whitethroat near the Water Trough was tacking at me from the bramble bush. There was also plenty of slightly harsherContinue reading “Friday 3rd September 2021”