Saturday, 5 August 2017

5th August 2017

Nigel, Brendan, Phil and I did the entire area during the morning and had over 150 warblers of 8 different species, they were mostly Common and Lesser Whitethroats, Blackcaps and Willow Warblers. We also had a Grasshopper Warbler, our first of the autumn, a Black Redstart, Wheatear and 2 Whinchats. Flyovers included Golden Plover, Whimbrel, Curlew, Lapwing, 2 Crossbills, 5 Bullfinches, 5 Yellow Wagtails, a Red Kite and c. 500 feeding Swifts.
Most notable insects today were 6 Hummingbird Hawkmoths.

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