Recent Bird records (South Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and the old county of Avon)

 

27th July

Still 2 Wood Sandpipers at Northwick Wetlands plus a Juvenile Mediterranean Gull

 26th July

Bittern at Chew Valley Lake

25th July

2 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Whimbrel, 4 Black Tailed Godwit on Northwick wetlands

24th July

2 Wood Sandpipers on Northwick Wetlands

Garganey on pit 74 of the Cotswold Water Park

23rd July

Red Kite over Chippenham

22nd July

Spoonbill on pit 74 of the Cotswold Water Park

 

Recent Insect sightings (south Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and the old county of Avon)

27th July

I took a trip down to Portland Bill Dorset for Lulworth Skipper and Grayling, both of which I saw and photographed

 23rd July

1 or 2 Dark Green Fritillary and 3+ Chalk-hill Blues at Morgan’s Hill near Calne

3 Purple Emperor and 5 Purple Hairstreaks in Savernake 

 

Lulworth Skipper Copyright 2014 Mark Coller

Lulworth Skipper

Grayling Copyright 2014 Mark Coller

Grayling