Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Whitethroat near Clawthorpe

Chiffchaff Lee calling from Thornleigh, and also a near Blackcap calling. Also heard Storm and Vicar early doors.
0820hrs-0900hrs. Quick check out Tarn Lane to see if any Swifts or hirundines where moving through.
1100-1200hrs. Yes there were small regular trickles of Swallows going through North.

1400-1630hrs Had a couple of new Willow Warblers, a Blackcap and a Whitethroat Near to Clawthorpe.
Plenty of butterflies about including 4 Orange Tip (males) 1 Female, also 4 Small Tortoiseshell, and a couple of Peacocks.
Flowers included Water Avens at the regular site on Slape Lane (see photo)