Little Stint still in residence

5th September 2021 – sunny spells SE2/3
A flock of 17 Pintail were logged.
Grounded Migrants
Small numbers of newly arrived migrants were in evidence with Spotted Flycatcher, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler and Whitethroat all recorded.
Diurnal Migration
Some species are now on the move with totals of 325 Tree Sparrow, 50 Swallow, 30 Tree Pipit, 30 Grey Wagtail, 20 Meadow Pipit, 11 Pied Wagtail, 8 House Martin, 2 Sand Martin and 2 Yellow Wagtail.
Wildfowl and Waders
Waders included 9 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Ruff and single juvenile Little Stint.
Butterflies and Moths
A few Red Admiral were seen and the moth trap attracted 42 moths of 24 species including Drinker, Burnished Brass and Frosted Orange.