Author Archives: Dan Haywood

Wheatears etc.

Birds at FLORA this morning included 6 Wheatears (5 males-one pictured) on the wheat field. Some of them showed characteristics of the Greenland / Iceland race Oenanthe oenanthe leucorhoa.

Also here were two Oystercatchers and a Stock Dove.  North-east bound visible migration over FAUNA included 2 Lesser Redpolls, a Siskin and 6 Sand Martins.

Butterflies comprised Orange Tip (5) Speckled Wood (4) Large White (1) Green-veined White (1) Peacock (2) and Small Tortoiseshell (4).

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