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Friday June 24thRichard Horton reported 2 Green Sandpiper and 3 Redshank today.
Saturday June 25thMark Elsoffer reported a Common Sandpiper, 4 Green Sandpiper, a Ringed Plover, 3 Buzzard, a Red Kite and a Hobby this afternoon.
Ringed Plover is the 131st species recorded on site this year.
Mark reported the following juvenile birds:
- c20 Starlings in a large flock with c40 adults.
- c12 Jackdaw spread throughout the Meadow.
- a Wood Pigeon in the Meadow.
- 8 Canada Goose of mixed ages in a "nursery" group.
- a brood of 4 Egyptian Goose.
- a brood of 2 Coot.
- at least 3 Common Tern chicks were visible on one of the islands
Mark also reported an Emperor Dragonfly, the first reported sighting for the year.
Sunday June 26thKevin Duncan reported that newly fledged Black-headed Gulls are now arriving from other breeding sites. The resident breeding birds are well behind with chicks just hatching.
Kevin Duncan reported 3 new species for Tice's Meadow:
Green Sawfly (Rhogogaster viridis)
Garden Grass-veneer Moth (Chrysoteuchia culmella)
Common Amber Snail (Succinea putris)
|(c) Kevin Duncan - Common Amber Snail|
|(c) Kevin Duncan - Garden Grass-veneer Moth|
|(c) Kevin Duncan - Green Sawfly|
|(c) Kevin Duncan - Rose Chafer|
Monday June 27thNo reports.
|(c) Richard Seargent - Banded Demoiselle|
|(c) Richard Seargent - Broad-bodied Chaser|
|(c) Richard Seargent - Common Blue Damselfly|
|(c) Richard Seargent - Common Blue Butterfly|
Tuesday June 28thRichard Seargent lead a walk for the 5th Farnborough (Cranes) Cub pack this evening.
|(c) Richard Seargent - Cubs|
Wednesday June 29thNo reports.
Thursday June 30thRichard Horton reported 2 Redshank today.
Friday July 1stNo reports.
|(c) Kevin Duncan - Large Skipper|
Saturday July 2ndMurray Nurse reported Meadow Brown, Small Skipper, Gatekeeper and Ringlet butterflies today.
Murray also reported briefly seeing a skimmer dragonfly, probably a Black-tailed Skimmer.
Grim Styles reported a new species for Tice's Meadow:
Witch's Thimbles - (Campanula rotundifolia)
|(c) Grim Styles - Witch's Thimbles|
Sunday July 3rdJohn Hunt reported a Common Sandpiper and 2 Green Sandpiper this morning.
John also reported a Roe Deer with 2 fawns in the Meadow.
Kevin Duncan reported a Clouded Yellow butterfly today. A rarity for Tice's Meadow, with only 1 sighting reported last year.
Kevin Duncan reported a new specie for Tice's Meadow:
A Hoverfly (Chrysotoxum verralli)
|(c) Kevin Duncan - Clouded Yellow|
|(c) Kevin Duncan - Common Froghopper|
|(c) Kevin Duncan - A Hoverfly (Chrysotoxum verralli)|
|(c) Kevin Duncan - Marbled White|
Monday July 4thAndy Little reported a family group of Long-tailed Tits today - 2 adults and 7 juveniles.
Tuesday July 5thRichard Horton reported a Green Sandpiper, 6 Lapwing, a Curlew, a Black-tailed Godwit, a Red Kite and 3 Buzzard this afternoon.
Curlew is the 132nd species recorded on site this year.
Black-tailed Godwit is the 133rd species recorded on site this year.
Wednesday July 6thPaddy Lewin reported a Common Sandpiper, a Green Sandpiper, 2+ Lapwing and a Black-tailed Godwit this morning.
In addition, Richard Horton reported a Dartford Warbler this afternoon.
Dartford Warbler is the 134th species recorded on site this year. This is only the 5th recorded sighting of Dartford Warbler on site.
|(c) Paddy Lewin - Black-tailed Godwit|