26th June 2020 seen by Bob Johnson

West End:- 104 Greylag, 28 Great Crested Grebe, 32 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 8 Grey Heron, 4 Mandarin Duck, 4 Mallard,1+1 juv Moorhen, 2 Lapwing, 11 Common Tern, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Swallow, 1 Pied Wagtail.
Whillet’s:-  1 singing male Yellowhammer (pic), 1 juvenile Grey Wagtail, Song Thrush, Wren and Blackbird heard, 3 Reed Warbler, 1 Whitethroat, Blackcap and Chiffchaff heard, 1 Goldfinch feeding on Marsh Thistle heads.
Butterfly transect survey – 1 Red Admiral, 1 Large White, 1 Speckled Wood, 2 Comma, 31 Meadow Brown, 4 Ringlet, 4 Large Skipper, 7 Small Skipper (see pic), 2 Small Copper (see pic). Also – 1 Banded Demoiselle & 1 Brown Hawker Dragonfly, plus a suspected chrysalis of a Burnet moth high up on a plant stem.

Male Yellowhammer

Meadowsweet

Small Skipper on Marsh Ragwort

Small Skipper on Marsh Ragwort

Small Copper

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