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Painted Ladies - 4 weeks ago
(Wednesday sightings) Four on garden buddleias in Haverbrack, the most this summer after initial appearance a week ago 8 Red Admiral 6 Small Tortoiseshell 6 Peacock Plus a single Silver Y mothby Chris Jasper - Insect sightings
Wood Sandpipers - 6 weeks ago
Two on the flood by the River Bela at Hang Bridge (across the river from the Wings school). Fairly brief view as was on nursery run but close to the road and showed distinct supercilium and large, clear spotting/chequering of upperparts.by Chris Jasper - Sightings
Fell End - 3 months ago
Meadow Browns suddenly everywhere, 14 along path past hides and into edge of woodland. Another dozen at Coldwell Parrock Fell end also: 3 Brimstone 2 Small Tortoiseshell 1 Small Magpie moth Also Roe Deer doe. Party of Black-tailed Godwit still present, numbers down to around a dozen. 4-5 Reed Buntingsby Chris Jasper - Insect sightings
Hawfinch - 3 months ago
Gait Barrows early evening Sunday. Single bird calling for 10 mins from isolated tree viewed across meadow near information sign. Raven family over. Also a Cinnabar moth Stock Dove perched on fallen down barn by road across Hale Mossby Chris Jasper - Sightings
Heversham Moss - 4 months ago
9 Stock Doves in heavily manured field near Marsh Farm, with jackdaws and rooksby Chris Jasper - Sightings
Haverbrack birds - 5 months ago
Tree Sparrows on feeders every day this past week. Usually occasional here and haven't bred in area as far as I know Marsh Tit numbers particularly high and Greenfinch more evident than normal No sign yet of Swallows at usual barn site, just fly-throughs Stock Doves prospecting tree holes on Dallam Estate Three pairs of Goosander regular on River Bela above Dallam bridge, plus a visiting Cormby Chris Jasper - Sightings
Speckled Wood - 5 months ago
A few flying in woodland glades on descent from Fairy Steps (above Beetham) April 11, 12: 3 x Orange Tip in garden at Haverbrack, together with Brimstones, Small Tortoiseshell and numerous Peacockby Chris Jasper - Insect sightings
Peacocks - 6 months ago
Two Peacock butterflies in garden at Haverbrack, first here for yearby Chris Jasper - Insect sightings
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