Sightings Diary

July 2012

Common Blue Damselfly - Avalon Marsh
Coleton Fishacre Area - South Devon

08.07.12 - 20 degrees, sun/light cloud, slight wind, 10am to 4pm

Birds - Yellowhammers, Stonechats, Skylarks, Chiffchaffs, Linnets, Whitethroat, Gannets, Wrens, Swifts, Swallows, House Martins, Crows, Lesser Black-backed Gulls, Herring Gulls, Cormorants, Shags, Buzzards, Kestrels, Oystercatchers, Chaffinches.



Wild Flowers - Green Alkanet, Common Mallow, Yarrow, Meadow Buttercups, Bramble Flower, Bedstraw, Dove's-foot Crane's-bill, Alexanders, Cat's-ear, White and Red Clover, Black Medic and Spotted Medic, Hogweed, Creeping Thistle, Slender Thistle, Musk Thistle, Hedge Woundwort, Spear Thistle, Groundsel, Bush Vetch, Smooth Sow-thistle, Scarlet Pimpernel, Common Vetch, Greater Bird's-foot-trefoil, Common Bird's-foot-trefoil, Narrow-leaved Everlasting-pea, Red Campion, Herb Robert, Ribwort Plantain, Tufted Vetch, Elder Flower, Selfheal, Mouse-ear, Oxeye Daisy, Germander Speedwell, Toadflax, Honeysuckle, Wild Carrot, Sheep's-bit, Bell Heather, Betony, Pennywort, Centaury, Thrift, Dog-rose, Young Sloes, Pink Purslane, Wood Avens, Daisies, Cow Parsley, Hemlock, Mugwort, Commopn Sorrel, Redshank, Lesser Stitchwort, Sea Campion, English Stonecrop, Milkwort, Broad-leaved Willowherb, Rosebay Willowherb, Fennel, Foxglove.


Pink Purslane

Other - Marbled White Butterfly, Golden-ringed Dragonfly, Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly, Small White, Dark Green Fritillary, Red Admiral, Large White, Atlantic Seal, Six-spot Burnet Moths.

Marbled White

Red Admiral

Six-spot Burnet

Golden-ringed Dragonfly

Twitter Group Meet - RSPB Greylake and Avalon Marshes - Somerset

14.07.12 - 17 degrees, sun/light cloud/showers, slight wind, 10am to 6pm

Thank you to all in this great group, another wonderful day with like minded people :-)

Catharine, James, Andrew (great organizing), Phil (great guiding), Tiff, Gaina, Louise and Louise's Dad, Gill and David, Jane, Simon (great guiding) and Richard (whose knowledge known's no bounds)

Brown Hawker

Sedge Warbler

Dragonfly Laval Skin

Common Valerian

Feeding Male Black-tailed Skimmer

Distant Hobby