Friday 6th May 2016

Easterlies picked up during the day but migration was not as marked as on Thursday. Highlights were 7 Whimbrel, a Common Sandpiper along Broadwater, 3 Turtle Doves, 2 Cuckoos, at least 1 Barn Owl, 8 Chiffchaffs, 3 Willow Warblers, 1 Blackcap, 10 Whitethroats, 8 Sedge Warblers, 5 Reed Warblers, 2 Yellow Wagtails, 4 Redpolls and 2 Siskins.
Moths included 4 Cinnabars, 2 Muslins, a Pebble Prominent and a Streamer, while butterflies included several Small Coppers, Green Hairstreak, Orange Tip and Speckled Wood.

 A Streamer moth - Near Hempton, May 2016