Rose City Bird Observatory and also Area Centre: 28th August


A day that simply ticked along greatly underwhelmingly, without programs from any one of the scarcer travelers that were believed sporting chances offered the refreshing northeasterly.

Rose City Expense

Migrants Yellow Wagtail 70, Wheatear 20, Willow Warbler 12, Whinchat 9, Tree Pipit 6, Ringed Plover 5, Grey Wagtail 4, Blackcap 4, Dunlin 2, Sedge Warbler 2, with songs consisting of Grey Heron, Marsh Harrier ones, Insect Warbler and also Pied Flycatcher.

Sea flow Balearic Shearwater 6w 2e, Sandwich Tern 6w, Great Skua 1w, Arctic Skua 1w.

Thumb Lane

Pied Flycatcher 1.

Ferrybridge

Sanderling 7, Knot 2, Bar-tailed Godwit 2.

Moths

Picked immigrants Obs: Thrill Veneer 97, Rusty-dot Pearl 90, Pearly Underwing 10, Turnip 6, European Corn-borer 2, Fragile 2, Silver Y 2, Olive-tree Pearl 1, Wax Moth 1, Hummingbird Hawkmoth 1. Weston: Little Marbled 1. Broadcroft: Gorgeous Marbled 1.

Immigrant moth numbers have actually been respectable in current evenings also if it promises that a great deal of people are currently the home-bred kids of earlier arrivals. For us, there’s really been even more rate of interest from the chances and also ends of wanderers/dispersers that have actually been making it bent on the Expense; Frosted Orange will certainly no question know to most individuals from the landmass however, for us this rather moth is a much much less than yearly site visitor to Rose city …

… White-streak Grass-veneer Agriphila latistria is a little bit a lot more constant below and also we do have some proof that it may be resident along the embankment in between the island and also the landmass yet it’s constantly a respectable moth to see at the Expense.

We’ve had a run of this little Caloptilia simply recently – is it currently 8 in the last fortnight plus a couple of earlier in the summer season? – and also we think they’re all the reasonably current homesteader, Pale Maple Slender Caloptilia honoratella, although breakdown will certainly be needed to validate that uncertainty © Martin Cade:

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