Wednesday, 5 August 2015

Dave's Weekly Round-up...

Thanks again to Dave Helliar for his weekly round-up of birds and insects from the local Chard area. Oystercatcher on his local patch is always a scarce bird and a good find together with some butterflies and other insects that are battling through the currently unseasonally cool weather. Wader movement has been slow but steady with several Common and Green Sandpipers and a single Black-tailed Godwit moving through the area too.

Oystercatcher, scarce inland and always good to see.
D. Helliar
Great Crested Grebe brood at Chard Res LNR: D. Helliar
Black-tailed Godwit: D. Helliar
Common Blue: D. Helliar
Common Blue and Small Skipper: D. Helliar
Dingy Skipper, 2nd Brood: D. Helliar
Small Copper: D. Helliar
Painted Lady: D. Helliar
Wall Brown: D. Helliar
Capsid Bug Sp.: D. Helliar
Bombus campestris, one of the 'cuckoo' species: D. Helliar
Tabanus autumnalis: D. Helliar

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