Archive for April 14th, 2012

14th April 2012, Saturday

Rye Harbour

Lots of birders around today, reliable reported sightings have included an early Swift and several House Martin over Harbour Farm, Lesser Whitethroat in song along Narrow Pit, at Castle Water at least 2 Garganey out from the hide and a Peregrine.

14th April 2012, Saturday

Peasmarsh insects

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Common Ground Hoppers (above, Tetrix undulata), Dark Edged Bee flies and Dotted bee flies were about today in the recently coppiced woodland in Peasmarsh along with Brimstone, Peacock and my first sighting for the year of both male and female Orange tip.