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Wednesday 10th August 2016

Birds of note today included a flock of six high flying Spoonbills over the reserve early morning, Green Sandpiper and Greenshank around the Broadwater, a small passage of Whimbrel with 21 birds counted during the day and a Juvenile Stonechat again on the East Bank.
Non Avian highlights included at least two Painted Ladies and Holly Blues on the Buddleia and Antler Moth in the moth trap.

The aptly named Antler Moth - Holme Bird Obs, August 2016 

Holly Blue outside the Observatory building - Holme Bird Obs, August 2016