Sightings Diary

June 2013

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Feeding Swallow Family
Sidbury, Topsham, Exminster, River Otter and Dorset- East Devon and Dorset, UK

19.06.2013 - 13 degrees, sunshine, showers, windy

Birds - Bullfinch, Treecreeper, Swifts, Swallows, House Martins, Med Gull, Siskins, Marsh Tits, House Sparrows, Dunnock, Jay, Jackdaw, Crow, Magpie, Woodpigeon, Robin, Blackbird, Willow Warbler, Blackcap, Song Thrush, Chiffchaff, Pheasants, Chaffinches, Greater Spotted Woodpecker, Nuthatch, Great Tits, Blue Tit, Black-headed Gulls, Shelducks, Mallard Ducks, Herring Gulls, Buzzard, Little Egret, Coot, Moorhen, Whimbrel, Curlew, Dunlin, Little Grebe, Heron, Mute Swan, Cormorant, Starlings, Canada Geese, Raven, Long-tailed Tits, Reed Warbler

Other - Young Roe Deer, Adult female Roe Deer, Wood Spurge, Buttercup, Early Purple Orchid, Hawthorn, Yellow Archangel, Orange-tip Butterfly, Yellow Pimpernell, White Ermine Moth, Pepper Moth, Holly Blue, Crane Fly, Beautiful Demoiselle


Yellow Archangel


Buttercup


Wood Spurge


Early Purple Orchid


Yellow Pimpernell


Hawthorn


Roe Deer


Hawthorn


Reed Warbler


Female Orange-tip


Female Orange-tip


White Bluebell


White Ermine Moth


Peppered Moth


White Ermine Moth


Holly Blue


Crane Fly


Beautiful Demoiselle

Aylesbeare - Devon

29.06.2013 - 20 degrees, light cloud and wind

Birds - Linnets, Yellow Hammers, Bullfinch, Buzzard, Stonechat, Swallow Family

Butterflies - Pearl Bordered Fritillary, Heath Brown, Brimstone, Speckled Wood, Green Hairstreak

Other - Beautiful Demoiselle, Broad Bodied Chaser, Common Blue Damselfly, Four Spotted Chaser, Heath Spotted Orchid, Emperor Dragonfly, Cotton Grass, Lousewort


Feeding Swallow Family


Female Emperor Dragonfly


Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary


Feeding Swallow Family


Four-spotted Chaser


Brimstone

Four-spotted Chaser


Emperor Dragonfly and Damselfly Passenger


Cotton Grass


Four Spotted Chaser


Stonechat


Large Red Damselflies


Lousewort

Stover - Devon

30.06.2013- 20 degrees, sunny, light wind

Butterflies - Large Skipper, Small Tortoiseshell, Speckled Wood, Meadow Brown
Other - Slowworm, Common Lizard, Ragged Robin, Broad-bodies Chasers, Honeysuckle, Wild Dog Rose, Spotted and Early Purple Orchids


Large Skipper


Honeysuckle


Spotted Orchid


Early Purple Orchid


Large Skipper


Honeysuckle


Dog Rose