Friday, 12 September 2008

Friday morning Vis

No movement at all first thing with no wind at all.Then at about 9.15 a small ammount of drizzle dropped in
7 House Martin s/w
23 Swallows s/w
1 Grey Wagtail s/e
20 Goldfinch over
1 Jay over
Excellent moths last night with Black Rustic,Lunar Underwing,Silver Y and Secaceaus Hebrew Character.

Tuesday, 9 September 2008

An hours vis before the rainnnnnn....

7 Meadow Pipits
12 Swallow
10 House martin
2 Skylark
5 wader sp (not id'd)
all vis this year is from back garden or cricket pitch 100yards away.

Monday, 8 September 2008

First Mipits today 8.9.08

The first mipits over the house today with 5 s/w
15 swallows s/w
2 pied Wags south
17 Canada Geese south
4 Snipe s/w
200 BH Gull south
10 LTTits in the Garden and a small inflix of 4/5 Goldcrests

Lunar Underwing and Red Green Carpet in the moth trap means autumn is here.

Monday, 1 September 2008

a few holiday snaps

barred hook tip

blood vein

Rosy footman

Let the vis begin

30 house martin s/w
20 swallow s/w
1 grey heron high south
1 sparoowhawk chasing hirundines

Cornwall 2008

Black arches,canary shouldered thorn,4 spotted footman

Meadow Grasshopper(a massive beast)

cornwall / hols

Corys shearwater 1,sooty shearwater4, manx's 700 + ,balaric 3 ,Bonxie,artic skua,med gulls,Bar t godwit,Knot,whimbrel,
Silver washed fritillary,small pearl bordered Fritillary,Brimstone,
Privet hawkmoth(larvae),Maidens blush,Bloodvein,White speck,Four Spotted footman,black arches(25),Small wainscot,Fox moth (larvae),Feathered Gothic,
Barred hook tip,Coxcombe prominent,drinker .