Friday, 16 June 2017

June 16th
Although it was sunny this morning there was still a fresh west wind blowing as we walked from Chamber's Wall to the Oyster Farm and recorded 19 Whitethroats, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 7 Swifts W, 1 second summer Mediterranean Gull, 4 Common Terns, 6 Oystercatchers, 9 Linnets, 6 Ringed Plovers, 3 Little Egrets, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Cuckoos, 1 Marsh Harrier and 1 Chiffchaff.

Second summer Mediterranean Gull 


Cinnabar Moth

This afternoon we travelled two miles south of our recording area to East Blean Woods where we counted 21 Heath Fritillaries, 31 Meadow Browns, 1 Speckled Wood, 1 White Admiral, 1 Peacock, 1 Red Admiral, 1 Comma and 2 Ringlets.
Birds we saw included 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Common Buzzard, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6 Chiffchaffs, 2 Blackcaps, 3 Jays and 1 Bullfinch.


Heath Fritillary

White Admiral
 

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