Sunday, 30 October 2016

Weekend that was

A few highlights in pics from this weekend at the farmlands.


 First-winter Caspian Gull 
 Juvenile Linnet- about 60+ Linnet around, 30+ Goldfinch, 15+ Chaffinch, 10+ Greenfinch, 2 Redpoll, 2 Tree Sparrow, 10 Reed Bunting, 6 Skylark and 15+ Meadow Pipit
 Water Rail on 100 acre- at least three birds here and also birds around the lake- as the habitat matures this species is becoming more established across the site 
 Grey-Pine Carpet
 Red-Green Carpet. Also Common Marbled Carpet and Garden Carpet around at the moment, Other moths recently include Black Rustic, Mallow, November moths, Rusty Dot Pearl and Lunar Underwing 
 Anyone recognise this? 
 Harlequin ladybirds roosting by the moth trap 
 Shaggy Ink Cap
Mushroom sp? 


 Surprisingly few migrants in the fog this morning. Only 3 Fieldfare, 5 Redwing, a few Woodpigeons, Blackbirds, Robins and Dunnocks. 
 Pochard on the lake 
Kingfisher in the fog 
Two main types of spider webs prominent this morning 

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