Tuesday, 19 July 2011

19th July 2011

Draycote Water had at least 7 Yellow-legged Gulls present with 3 adult, 3 third summer types and a second summer individual dotted around the reservoir along with female Shoveler, 44 Mute Swan, Dunlin, Common Sandpiper and Oystercatcher.
A tit flock along the side of the sewage farm contained at least 4 Lesser Whitethroat, Willow Warbler, 2 Garden Warbler and 2 Blackcap juveniles while toft shallows had a family party of 5 Wrens.
Other sightings included Green-veined White, Large White, Small White, Ringlet, Gatekeeper, Meadow Brown, Speckled Wood, Red Admiral and Holly Blue butterflies while dragonflies were represented by sightings of Southern Hawker and a Demoiselle species.

female demoiselle species



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