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Sunday, 13 August 2017

Sunday 13th August 2017

At least 16 species of butterfly noted this morning including Small Heath. A handful of very common migrants present in small numbers augmented by the first Nightingale recorded here this year. On the move heading south 63 Swallow, 2 Avocet, 2 Common Tern, 2 Yellow Wagtail & Marsh Harrier plus north bound 2 Sandwich Tern.

Canary-shouldered Thorn is a good one for us not seen annually.

7 birds ringed: 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Wren, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Nightingale, 1 Wood Pigeon.