30th June 2017

In the BW sector was the Lesser Whitethroat at the Harholt Plantation. Among the usuals was a Buzzard, four Green Woodpeckers, two Goldcrests, three Coal Tits, four Long-tailed Tits, 10 Chiffchaffs, six Blackcaps, a Whitethroat, two Nuthatches and a Song Thrush.

Today's biggest news concerned two Hummingbird Hawkmoths at Fames Rough.

Butterflies included an Essex Skippers, 100 Marbled Whites, two Commas, a Red Admiral, two Speckled Woods, 80 Meadow Browns and 30 Ringlets.

A Southern Hawker and four Azure Damselflies were at Piddly Pond. A Vapourer moth was seen, along with Tree Bumblebee and a few Purple Helleborines.

Hummingbird Hawkmoth
Large Skipper
Essex Skipper
Marbled Whites
Creeping Thistle
Round-leaved Fluellen
Paul Goodman and Ian Magness (photos)