Thursday, 22 September 2016

Shenanigans - 'Green' Day

Tuesday started well enough with an eye-catching
SUNRISE
but only stayed rain free until noon by which time we had
cleared the Moth Traps and completed our Rounds.
 It's starting to get late in the season but still an addition to the
Year List
 BRINDLED GREEN
and continued good fortune with the migrant
VESTAL
All of note at the Irrigation Pond was a single
video
GREEN SANDPIPER
Likewise at the Gravel Pit it was left to another single Wader
 to take the plaudits
  but a good deal closer
COMMON SANDPIPER
The rest of the morning only found common fare at the 
Solar Panel Compound
a distant
 KESTREL
 preening and close by a
PIED WAGTAIL
Not dissimilar to the past few days, the Heath was more or less 
devoid of life save for this single
 STONECHAT
 where only last week there were thought to be as many as 30.
FLEABANE
an attractant for many Insects at this time of year including
SMALL WHITE BUTTERFLY
 Early afternoon and not unusually c3 females were strutting outside my door.
As usual they were
video
PHEASANTS
Yesterday, as no doubt was noticed, was our Day Off and
Memoir Time where we have just reached the
Falkland Islands - that exciting we may produce some images later.
Entry

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