Thursday, 5 June 2014

Thursday 5 June 2014

Branston GP
1x Wood Sandpiper, 18x Redshank, 11x Gadwall, c40x Shelduck, 2x Shoveler, 3x Teal, 3x Lesser Whitethroat (JW)
20:10hrs update - No sign of WOOD SANDPIPER on Sandy Pit but heard calling over Blackash Pit. Also Hobby and Yellow Wagtail (DSc)

Wood Sandpiper at Branston today by Jon Woodcock

Also - 2x Burnet Companion Moths, 2x Common Blue, 3x Brown Argus, Large Skipper, Burying Beetle, 2x Ruby-tailed Wasp (see picture below), 6+ Black-tailed Skimmer (JW)

Drayton Bassett Pits
2x Dunlin, 11x Ringed Plover, 3x LRP (per JH)

Quail calling at the Viewpoint paddocks at 14:00 also a possible second bird towards the scrape. (RT). Quail still calling at Viewpoint at 20:20hrs (RT)

Wolseley Centre
1x Kingfisher (AR)