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Saturday, 17 June 2017

Saturday 17th June 2017

The first 2 juvenile Lesser Whitethroats for Landguard this year were seen this today and a few more juvenile Blue and Great Tit also dispersed through during the morning. A female Blackcap present this morning was also a new bird on the reserve. Offshore 7 common Tern gathered at the point and 2 Little Tern went South. Also offshore were 2 Med Gulls amongst the Herring and Lesser Black-backed Gulls that were feeding there.

Third Spurge Hawk-moth to turn up this year, remarkable!

18 birds ringed: 5 Linnet, 3 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Goldfinch, 1 Dunnock, 1 Blackcap