Wood Warbler

Wood Warbler
Seeswood Pool 2008

Friday 29 August 2008

29th August 2008


4 Willow Wabler,2 Reed Warbler,Swallows,House Martin,2 Flyover Yellow Wagtails + 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers being the only birds of note today whilst Butterflies seen were Large White,Green-veined White & Speckled Wood whilst moths seen were 2 Vapourer,1 Green Carpet,5 Straw Dot & 1 Silver Y, Dragonflies & Damsels 3 Migrant Hawker,7 Brown Hawker,Common Blue Damselfly & 1 Blue-tailed Damselfly


Wednesday 27 August 2008

27th August 2008

Quiet on the pool the last few days with the highlights being 3 Reed Warbler (25/8/08) & a flyover Yellow Wagtail (26/8/08) so with that in mind Rich Dawkins & myself decided to do a Moth Trapping session from 8-30pm (26/8) till 5am this morning! We ran 3 traps resulting in 65 Species & total of 811 moths caught with the highlights below

Dusky Thorn
Ghost Moth (male)
Bulrush Wainscot
Frosted Orange
Flame Carpet
Green Carpet
Gold Spot
Canary-shouldered Thorn
Orange Swift

Red Underwing
Centre-barred Sallow
Oak Hook-tip
Coxcomb Prominent

Tuesday 19 August 2008

19th August 2008

10+ Swift,House Martins,swallows,1 common Whitethroat,1 Reed Warbler,1 Chiffchaff.3 Willow Warbler,Blackcap,2 Common Buzzard,1 Sparrowhawk also seen Green-veined White,Speckled Wood,Gatekeeper,Common Blue Damselfly & Blue-tailed Damselfly & a cpl of species of moth seen with Common Carpet & Udea Lutealis


Thursday 14 August 2008

14th August 2008

Still good numbers Of Swallows & House Martins on the pool with 4 Sand Martin & 7 Swift also 9 Cormorant over,1 Little Owl in usual roost,2 Common Buzzard,3 Willow Warbler,1 Reed Warbler,4 Blackcap (3 Juv 1ad male) Green & Great Spotted Woodpecker.Butterflies seen inc Large White,Green-veined White,Peacock,1 Red Admiral,Speckled Wood,Gatekeepers & 1 Holly Blue whilst the only Dragonflies were 11 Brown Hawker


Wednesday 13 August 2008

13th August 2008

Plenty of Swallows,House Martins,4 Swift & 4 Sand Martins hawking over the pool also seen 1 Sedge Warbler,1 Reed Warbler & 2 Willow Warbler,Butterflies seen Gatekeepers,Green-veined White,Large White & 1 Red Admiral


Monday 11 August 2008

11th August 2008

The last month has been very quiet with hardly any movement or anything of real note!! Today was no different with just House Martins,Swallows & a few Swifts hawking over the pool & a single Reed Warbler seen. Dragonflies included 5 Black-tailed Skimmers,2 Brown Hawkers & a few Common-blue Damselflies whilst Butterflies inc 1 Meadow Brown,20+ Gatekeeper,2 Speckled Wood,3 Peacock,Large White & Green-veined White