Sunday, 30 July 2017

30th July 2017

Weather: WSW force 2/3
A small fall of 8 Willow Warblers this morning resulted in the first ringed this autumn.
Two Whitethroats were also present and 2 early passing Wheatears and a Yellow Wagtail.
Two hundred Sandwich Terns were noted with 12 Whimbrel around the islands, also 3 summer plumaged Turnstones, 2 Bar-tailed Godwits and 12 Curlews.
Among the Small White butterflies flying was a Small Copper, a scarcer species at Hilbre.
Ringed: 4 Willow Warblers, 1 Robin   [ 408-32 ]
photos AEH

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