August 2013

Saturday 31 August – little egret, greenshank, wheatear, 2 whinchat, large numbers of hirundines, particularly housemartins. 5 clouded yellow, small heath, common blue.

Tuesday 27th August – Sanderling, ruff, little stint, pintail, whimbrel. (Thanks Roy)

Monday 26th August8 curlew sandpiper, little stint, kingfisher, knot, greenshank, ruff, wigeon, sand martin, 3 avocet, 3 whinchat, common tern, common buzzard, 3 migrant hawker, ruddy darter, clouded yellow.

Sunday 25  August – 9 little egret, 2 common sandpiper, peregrine, 3 sanderling, 2 greenshank, 4 little gull, 13 common tern, swift, 2 wheatear, 3 avocet, 7 ruff, green sandpiper, snipe, yellow wagtail, black-tailed godwit, 200+ ringed plover, teal, heron.

Friday 23rd August – 4 common darter, migrant hawker, little egret.

Wednesday 21st August – 4 little egret, 6 avocet, ruff, 20 bar tailed godwit, common sandpiper.

Friday 16th AugustEmperor dragonfly, ruddy darter, 7 small red-eyed damselfly.

Wednesday 14th AugustWillow warbler, 8 small red-eyed damselfly, 5 common darter, 50+ tree sparrow.

Sunday 11 August – 2 yellow wagtail, swift from pond. Young common seal off lighthouses. Small copper, small heath & gatekeeper. 2 little egret, 3 small red-eyed damselfly

Saturday 10 August – cool westerly – greenshank, snipe, 4 avocet, 5 little egret, ringed plover, ruff on strays. From hide: green sandpiper, common sandpiper, bar-tailed godwit, 3 whimbrel, coot, common scoter, 2 kestrel, 2 sandmartin, dunlin, redshank, grey plover, golden plover

Wednesday 7th August – 130 black tailed godwit, 200 dunlin, 2 whimbrel, 3 greenshank, 2 green sandpiper, 2 common sandpiper, 2 sanderling, 1 avocet, Mediterranean gull and a winter plumage black tern.

Tuesday 6th August – 400 dunlin, 80 black tailed godwit, 2 sanderling, 4 golden plover, whimbrel, 1 common sandpiper.

Records sent in by Roy Lyon – thanks Roy – 6 little egret, spotted redshank, 6 avocet, whimbrel.

Sunday 4h August – 3 common darter, ruddy darter, 6 small red eyed damselfly, emperor dragonfly, 4 spot chaser, common blue and blue tailed damselfly.

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One Response to August 2013

  1. Roy Lyon says:

    Splendid. Many thanks.

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