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Thursday 12th May 2016

A pleasant day with light north east winds, highlights were 2 Common Sandpipers, a Greenshank, 4 Little Terns, 4 Sandwich Terns and 2 Common Terns. Turtle Dove and Cuckoo were both noted and a Short-eared Owl was still present. Warblers included 4 Cetti's, 2 Willow Warblers, 4 Blackcaps, 2 Lesser Whitethroats, 10 Whitethroats, 10 Sedge Warblers and 6 Reed Warblers.
In the moth traps a Frosted Green was noted together with a Pebble Prominent, 4 Green Carpets, 2 Cinnabars and a Poplar Hawk Moth.

Frosted Green Moth - Holme Bird Obs, May 2016