East Soar

First significant autumnal movement this morning inc.9 Swift, 2 Green Woodpecker (prob.local dispersal), first 2 Wheatear, migrant Dartford Warbler on Bolt Head, Sedge Warbler, 12 Whitethroat, 6 Blackcap, 20 Willow Warbler & 8 Chiffchaff. Also: 2 Kestrel, 21 Stonechat, 80 House Sparrow & 160 Linnet.

Non-avian: Clouded Yellow, Small Copper (very scarce this year), Grayling, 3 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary and 4 Golden-ringed Dragonfly.

Posted August 4th at 12:37 pm by Rob Macklin in Bird News