Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Thick fog presided over the island for the best part of the day, making it very difficult to see any birdlife on the island. The Willow Warbler total reached four birds around the island, whilst a Ringed Plover, a Whimbrel, five Dunlins and nine Turnstones were present around the Narrows at high tide.

 Sedge Warbler
 There are many Oystercatcher chicks around the coast at the moment, and all are getting quite large
 As well as a brood of Redpoll chicks that fledged at Nant, a recent brood of four birds has just fledged from Ty-Pellaf Withy
 There have been two new additions to the island's micro-lepidoptera list in the last two days: a Phalonidia manniana (Nationally Scarce B-top) and Batrachedra praeangusta (below)
The first Endotricha flammealis was also caught at the obs

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