We had another CES session this Sunday. It was pretty slow with only 12 birds caught but a nice variety with 9 species. Highlights included a male Bullfinch, freshly fledged Blue Tit and re-traps of Song Thrush, Blackcap, Sedge Warbler and Reed Warbler. Of even more interest was news from the previous visit that we managed a control of a Sedge warbler. At the moment we know nothing more but I will fill you in when I get the chance.
|Ringing demo by Graham|
We also had Grass Snake on the hay bales and tonnes of grasshopper sp. which we think are a combo of Common Green Grasshopper and Field Grasshopper but I am so woefully naive with insects its untrue.
|Common Green Grasshopper|
Butterflies were the main attraction with many species on the wing including Small & Large Skipper, Marbled White and lots of Ringlets.