Sightings Diary

August 2014

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Small Tortioseshell
East Prawle, East Devon, Exeter Canal - Devon, UK

August 2014
Birds - Green Woodpecker, Kingfisher, Peregrine Falcon, Gannet, Cirl Bunting, Winchat, Wheatear Goldfinch, Chaffinch, Coal Tit, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Nuthatch, Magpie, Crow, Woodpigeon, Collard Dove, Jackdaw, Raven, Wren, Dunnock, Robin, Pheasant, Greater Spotted Woodpecker, Siskin, Greenfinch, Linnet, Yellow Hammer, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Buzzard, Swallow, House Martin, Willow Warbler, coot, moorhen, mallard, starlings, mute swan, long tailed tit, stonechat, herring gull, lesser black backed gull, oystercatcher, white throat, Black-headed Gull, swift, little egret, grey wagtail, kestrel, house sparrow, meadow pipit, rock pipit



Yellow Hammer


Coot


Whitethroat


Siskin


Wheatear

Wild Flowers - Red Campion, Herb Robert, Rosebay Willowherb, Red Clover, White Clover, bramble, Orse, Cinquefoil, Dandelion, Buttercup, Honey Suckle, fleabane, Knapweed, Hemp Agrimony, Yarrow, Field Pansy, Selfheal, Tansy, field bindweed, cats ear, large bindweed, hedge bindweed, purple loostrife, Himalayan balsam, yellow kale, dainty, comfrey, redshank, fat hen, gypsy wort,fennel, hedge woundwort, tufted vetch, meadow thistle, fox and cubs, meadow sweet, spear thistle, ragwort, angelica, horses tail, vetchling, burdock. Oxeye daisy, smooth sowthistle, hog weed, sea bindweed, teasel, green alkanet, betony,fox glove, everlasting sweet pea, slender St. John's wort, valerian, centaury, toadflax, wild carrot, water mint, stonecrop, autumn squirl, old mans beard, mallow, cyclamen, nipple wort, wood aven, bedstraw, wild thyme, enchanters nightshade, periwinkle, slender thistle, bush vetch, meadow vetchling, black medic, spotted medic, dove's foot crane's-bill, sun spurge, cow wheat, wood sage, wild basil, Sheep's-bit, corn chamomile, pineapple mayweed, saw-wort, feverfew, prickly sowthistle, field speedwell, scarlet pimpernel, trefoil, common restharrow, thrift, carline thistle, sea campion, great mullein, black nightshade, fumitory, pignut, kidney vetch, mugwort, common bistort, knotgrass, sand spurrey, agrimony, hop trefoil, bloody crane's-bill, viper's-bugloss,Round-leaved mint, common figwort, marsh cudweed, chicory, bristly oxtongue, sea aster, black horehound, thyme, rock samphire, Chevril, ivy-leaved toadflax, evening primrose, devils bit scabious, Dodder, wild marjarom.

Butterflies - Small Tortoiseshell, Speckled Wood, Silver Washed Fritillary, Gate Keeper, Meadow Brown, Large Skipper, Wall, Grayling, Clouded Yellow, Small Copper, Peacock, Red Admiral, Large White, Small white, Comma, Common Blue, Small Pearl Bordered Fritillary, Heath Brown


Wall Butterfly



Silver-washed Fritillary



Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary


Other

Jersey Tiger Moth, Magpie moth, Roe Buck, Bank Vole, Squirrel, Rabbit, Toad, Golden Ringed Dragonfly, Migrant Hawker, common blue damselfly, keeled skimmer, Southern Hawker, Common Darter, common lizard, lots of grasshopper species, grey seal, bloody nosed beetle, blue tailed damselfly, emperor dragonfly, wild goats, big green cricket, hummingbird hawkmoth, mole


Hummingbird Hawkmoth