Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Sunday August 9th to Tuesday August 18th

Sunday August 9th

John Hunt reported 3 Common Sandpiper, 4 Green Sandpiper, 2 Ringed Plover, a Peregrine, 2 Kestrel and a Sedge Warbler present this morning.

A Turnstone was reported via Bird Guides. This is only the 9th recorded on site, but the 3rd this year.


Monday August 10th

Richard Horton reported 2 Common Sandpiper, 5 Green Sandpiper, 2 Little Ringed Plover, a Peregrine, a Buzzard and 2 Kestrels present this afternoon.

2 Ringed Plover were reported by Surrey Bird Club News.


Tuesday August 11th

Tony Cummins reported a Common Sandpiper, 25 Lapwing, a Little Ringed Plover and a Buzzard present today.

(c) Grim Styles, Lesser Bindweed
(c) Grim Styles, Sunset

Wednesday August 12th

No reports.


Thursday August 13th

Richard Horton reported 2 Common Sandpiper, 5 Green Sandpiper and a Hobby present today.


Friday August 14th

A Whinchat and 3 Green Sandpipers were reported by Surrey Bird Club News.

Grim Styles found a Yellow Fieldcap (Bolbitius titubans) growing in the path - a new species for Tice's Meadow.

(c) Grim Styles, Yellow Fieldcap

Saturday August 15th

Dave Baker reported 2 Common Sandpiper, 4 Green Sandpiper, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 2 juvenile Bullfinch (in a mixed tit flock), juvenile Sparrowhawks (heard calling around the cemetery poplars), a Yellow-legged Gull, a Tree Pipit (over) and a Siskin (over) this morning.

Dave found 40+ Wasp Spiders on site, including in the grass under the power lines towards the Pea Bridge.

Dave also found 4 Brown Argus butterflies - a new species for Tice's Meadow.

(c) Dave Baker
(c) Dave Baker
(c) Dave Baker, Brown Argus
(c) Dave Baker, Brown Argus
(c) Dave Baker, Magpies
(c) Dave Baker, Wasp Spider

Sunday August 16th

Dave Baker reported a Dunlin and a Snipe present in the Workings first thing.

Richard Seargent reported 4 Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, a Dunlin, a Snipe, a Kingfisher (around the margins of the Workings), 20+ Swift and a Sedge Warbler (on Horton's Mound) this morning.

Dave found approximately 100 Wasp Spiders across the site, including throughout the Woods.

(c) Dave Baker, Wasp Spider
(c) Kevin Campbell, Long-tailed Tit
(c) Richard Seargent, Brown Argus
(c) Richard Seargent, Brown Argus
(c) Richard Seargent, Roesell's Bush Cricket
(c) Richard Seargent, Wasp Spider

Monday August 17th

Kevin Duncan reported a Black-necked Grebe, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, a Dunlin, a Little Ringed Plover, 6 Teal and a Shoveler present this evening.

The Black-necked Grebe is the first recorded in August, and the latest ever recorded on site.

Richard Seargent reported the following butterflies this evening: Large White, Common Blue, Speckled Wood, Gatekeeper & at least 2 Brown Argus.


Tuesday August 18th

The Black-necked Grebe was still present on site today: seen this morning by Jeremy Gates, and this evening by Andy Little.

Andy also reported 3 Common Sandpiper, 5 Green Sandpiper, a Little Ringed Plover, 2 Little Grebe and a Kestrel present this evening.

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