Monday, 22 August 2016
Local patch and garden update for July & August
Extreme lethargy and mid- summer doldrums on my part has led to a lack of updates, here's what I have been seeing (ie. not a lot!) 31 July- Lowestoft North Beach- Tern lite this eve- only 1 Common Tern on groynes and 5 flying out to sea still yet to see my Sandwich Tern for 2016! Sun 3rd Aug This fine Southern Hawker currently in the garden + Red Admiral & Digger Wasps Aug 7-Painted Lady, Comma, Red Admiral, Peacocks, Large White, Gatekeepers + Brown Hawker again in the garden this afternoon Aug 10- This Migrant Hawker posed well for the camera in our garden in Lowestoft this evening! Aug 10- Lowestoft North Beach quiet this eve with 15 Common Terns inc 3 juveniles, 7 Turnstone & 5 imm Pied Wagtail & 5 Wood Pigeon on the north beach Aug 10- This Comma also posed well for the camera in our Lowestoft garden this evening! Sunday Aug14- During the day a fine total of 7 juvenile Little Stint seen on the flash just east of the old rail way line on the same area where the Greater Yellowlegs seen plus 2 Black- tailed Godwit. during this evening bathed in sun a juvenile or 1st winter Caspian Gull first found by Craig was relocated on groins further along, unfortunately my camera setting was set erroneously to TV until I realised the fault and took pictures when the sun had just gone in!