Saturday, 8 September 2012

Sunshine and a Shrike

Lade - 0630hrs - Bright sunshine all day, hot later 25C, s2 - Plenty of common moths in the trap this morning including some old favourites in the shape of Light Emerald and Angle Shades.
Very little movement bird wise, apart from a few Yellow Wagtails and Swallows.
                                          Angle Shades
                                          Light Emerald

Galloways - 1145hrs - A scattering of up to 10 Stonechats, 2 Whinchats and 2 Wheatears around the range road.
ARC - From Hanson the obligatory Golden Plovers and Lapwings, 8 Dunlins, 2 Common Sands, Blackwit, Snipe, Pintail, Little Gull, and 4 Wigeon. Sedge and Willow Warbler in front of the hide.
ps: A juv Red-backed Shrike was reported from the Desert this afternoon (DW) and a Pectoral Sandpiper on Burrowes (NB).

No comments:

Post a Comment