Sightings Diary

September 2013

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary
River Avon, East Prawle, Slapton Sands - South Devon, UK

25.08.2013 to 02.09.2013
Birds - Peregrine Falcon, Male Sparrowhawk, Whetaears, Cirl Bunting, White Throat, Dippers, Kestrels, Gannets, Yellow Hammer, Ravens, Kingfisher, Stonechats, Oystercatchers, Cormorants, Meadow Pipits, Dunnock, Robin, Starling, Crow, Collard Dove, House Sparrows, Shag, Pied Wagtail, Moorhen, Mute Swan, Blue Tit, Swallows, Great Tit, Woodpigeon, Wren, Grey Wagtail, Long Tailed Tits, Greater Spotted Woodpecker, Jay, Buzzard, Jackdaw, Song Thrush, Magpie, Pheasant, Chiffchaff, Mallard, Coot, Great Crested Grebe, Curlew, Redshank, Black-headed Gulls

Wild Flowers- Daisy, Cat's-ear, Ragwort, Creeping Thistle, nipplewort, Red Campion, Herb-Robert, Wood Aven, Dandelion, White Clover, Meadow Buttercup, Winter Cress, Knapweed, Tormentil, Bird's-foot Trefoil, Slender Thistle, Himalayan Balsam, Plantain, Enchanters Nightshade, Ivy-leaved Toadflax, Meadowsweet, Hogweed, Pink Purslane, Lords and Ladies, Hemp-agrimony, St John's Wort, Selfheal, Rosebay Willowherb, Yarrow, Red Clover, Smooth Sow Thistle, Purple-loosestrife, Fleabane, Greater Willowherb, Large Bind Weed, Honeysuckle, Field Speedwell, Silverweed, Red Bartsia, Germander Speedwell, Mouse-ear, Hedge Bindweed, Yellow Pimpernel, Wild Basil, Field Scabious, White Campion, Hedge Bedstraw, Pineapple Mayweed, Mugwort, Bush Vetch, Red Pimpernel, Fat Hen, Black Nightshade, Everlasting Sweetpea, Prickly Sow Thistle, Lesser Burdock, Tufted Vetch, Water Mint, Sheep's-bit, Wild Carrot, Betony, Black Medic, Thrift, Spear Thistle, Tansy, Autumn Squill, Bloody Crane's-bill, Field Madder, White Dead-nettle, Wild Marjoram, Bittersweet, Cinquefoil, Sea Campion, Dodder, Valerian, Corn Flower, Field Marigold, Vipers Bugloss, Black Horehound, Red Dead-nettle, Black Mustard, Greater Mullein, Carline Thistle, Restharrow, Centaury

Butterflies/Moths - Large White, Silver-washed Fritillary, Small White, Comma, Small Tortoiseshell, Marbled White, Jersey Tiger Moth, Silver Y, Wall, 6 Spotted Burnet, Magpie Moth, Small Copper, Common Blue, Clouded Yellow, Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Brimstone Months, Painted Lady

Other - Brown Trout, Many Grasshoppers (much more than previous years), Roe Deer, Hornets, Grey Seal, Common Lizards, Dor Beetles, Rose Chafer, Dolphin, Golden-ringed Dragonfly, Common Blue Damselfly, Black-tailed Damselfly, Southern Hawker, Bush Crickets, Green Crickets

Common Blue

Common Blue

Painted Lady

Wall Butterfly


Blue-tailed Damselfly

Common Blue Damselfly

Cirl Bunting

Large Bind Weed

Small Copper



Rose Chafer

Grey Seal