Week 19

Pleasant week with good sunny periods towards the week ending which resulted in a few species of butterfly appearing Orange tip coming in in good numbers, with Peacock, Speckled Wood and Comma briefly putting in an appearance. Other insects about this week are good numbers of St Marks Fly, a very common black fly that has its rear legs dangling when it flys and so named because they emerge around St Marks Day (25th April) and can be seen in flight in the month of May.

Birds have been few this week with mainly summer migrants taking top position Swallow, Blackcap and Chiffchaff all loud this week with the resident birds taking 2nd place the vocal ones being Wren, Song Thrush and Chaffinch

St Marks Fly

St Marks Fly

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s