This afternoon a Common Sandpiper, a Green Sandpiper and a Little Egret were all on the Slurry Lagoon. JMD.
The juvenile Black Tern came in to roost again tonight at 20.05hrs, with the Common Terns on the Deep Pit platform. JMD.
A Clouded Yellow butterfly was found this afternoon, by the river, near the railway bridge. SC.
Later a Vollucella inanis hoverfly was also found. PS.
Late in the afternoon a Common Sandpiper was pecking insects from the sloping sides of one of the Tern Platforms. JMD.
This morning a Whimbrel flew through and there were two juvenile Little Ringed Plovers and a Green Sandpiper on the Slurry lagoon. Later two Snipe and another Green Sandpiper came in.
The Pond Dipping session netted several interesting creepy crawlies and included a Three-spined Loach and a Ten-spined Stickleback. PS.
A Hobby caused panic among the Swallows congregating on the wires above the Railway Bridge and seven Yellow Wagtails were working the paths surrounding the Deep Pit.
A cream topped Marsh Harrier flew south over the lagoons at 4.30 this afternoon. A Brown Argus was found on the Slurry Lagoon bank near the old entrance (D3).