Monthly Archives: August 2013

August Sightings

August 30th – (MR,LI,JC)

2 juv Black Tern til late aft at least
Greenshank over KP early am
Black necked Grebe off KP
3+ Common Sand
4 Common Tern
40 Little Gull late morning
2 Wheatear (1 KP in am, 1 west end late morning)
2 Marsh Harrier over Mere
Kingfisher off KP
Little Grebe
20 Great crested Grebe off Cormorant trees
1 Swift
4 Whitethroat Heslop’s
Ringed Plover over Mere
Black Swan
1 Mink off 2nd field

August 29th – (MR,LI,TM,GB,BMJ)

134 Little Gull in evening
1 juv Black Tern off 1st/2nd field late morning (pics Rich Willison)
1 juv Black necked Grebe
2 Common Sand
2 Dunlin
Ringed Plover over
Blackwit over
6+ Whinchat south and west side of Mere early am

juv Black Tern - Rich Willison

juv Black Tern – Rich Willison


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August 28th – (LI)

1 juv Black Tern
Pintail
Black necked Grebe
Snipe
Green Sand
Common Sand
Mandarin
2 Little Grebe
Ringed Plover
4 Curlew over
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August 27th – (LI,TI)

3 juv Black Tern
Black necked Grebe
Kingfisher
Snipe
Greenshank
4 Dunlin
40 Little Gull in am
6 Whinchat Heslops

August 25th – (TM,MR,RL,EH)

1 juv Black Tern
Black necked Grebe
Whinchat (2 1st field in am, 1 Heslops in am, 2 west end in am, 6+ 3rd field late aft)
Pintail
Arctic Tern
14 Lesser Whitethroat
4 Jay
Green Sand
9+ Common Sand
11+ Curlew over
2 Barwit over

Whinchat - 3rd field

Whinchat – 3rd field

August 24th – (TM)

2 Whinchat southside
5 Lesser Whitethroat
3 Blackcap
9 Willow Warbler
Peregrine
1 fem RC Pochard

August 23rd – (LI)

15 Common Sand
30 Common Tern
Whimbrel
Dunlin

August 22nd – (LI,MR)

1 Little Egret
1 Green sand
3+ Common Sand
7 Whimbrel over
Curlew
Greenshank over
Dunlin
70 Little Gull
Hobby

August 21st – (MR)

juv Black necked Grebe
Little Egret
53 Wigeon
Little Grebe
Black Swan

August 18th – (MR)

juv Black necked Grebe off 2nd field in am

mid August – (AJ)

Southern Hawker found by Ade Johnson in Wassand
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Migrant Hawker in Wassand
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Grass Snake in Wassand – Bad times
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Little Gulls – (RW)
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August 8th – (LI)

3 Redshank south
Wood Sand
Green Sand
20 Common Sand
Greenshank
Snipe
2 Curlew
2 Dunlin

August 7th – (LI)

1 Male Ruff
6 Greenshank
22 Common Sand

August 6th – (MR)

7 Grey Heron west early am
1 juv Peregrine

August 1st-5th (MR,LI,RW)

White letter and Purple Hairstreaks in Wassand, Migrant Hawker and Peacock
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