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Thursday, 6 July 2017

Thursday 6th July 2017

Purple Hairstreak has only been recorded once previously at Landguard with one in 2003.
A warm but breezy start to the day, plenty of activity on the reserve with the flocks of Goldfinch and Linnet bustling about, passage is very quiet though. New birds noted this morning were on the beach with 2 Sanderling and 1 Redshank, with offshore movement going south 98 Black-headed Gull, 1 Curlew.

10 birds ringed: Linnet 4, Goldfinch 2, Great Tit 1, Greenfinch 1, Robin 1, Woodpigeon 1