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Tuesday 3rd May 2016

A warm sunny day as forecast, which produced a steady trickle of hirundines, mainly Swallows, over the Obs throughout the day. Six Swifts were noted early morning, as was a hunting Barn Owl, a Cuckoo and at least one vocal Redpoll around the Pines. Fourteen Pink-feet remain on the grazing marsh and on the NWT reserve, four Wheatears and a Ring Ouzel in the dunes. The moth trap produced eight moths of four species and six species of butterfly were also recorded which included a rather smart Peacock and Green Hairstreak.

Peacock and Green Hairstreak - Holme Bird Obs, May 2016