North Cave Wetlands – 28/08/2019

A mainly sunny morning with light cloud and breeze from the south-west. Temperature around 20 degrees C.

Dragonflies (6)
Aeshna grandis – Brown Hawker
Aeshna mixta – Migrant Hawker
Enallagma cyathigerum – Common Blue Damselfly
Ischnura elegans – Blue-tailed Damselfly
Sympetrum sanguineum – Ruddy Darter
Sympetrum striolatum – Common Darter

Beetles (3)
Agelastica alni – Alder Leaf Beetle
Coccinella septempunctata – 7-spot Ladybird
Psyllobora vigintiduopunctata – 22-spot Ladybird

True Bugs (1)
Palomena prasina – Green Shieldbug

Butterflies (9)
Aglais urticae – Small Tortoiseshell
Lycaena phlaeas – Small Copper
Maniola jurtina – Meadow Brown
Pararge aegeria – Speckled Wood
Pieris brassicae – Large White
Pieris napi – Green-veined White
Polyommatus icarus – Common Blue
Vanessa atalanta – Red Admiral
Vanessa cardui – Painted Lady

Moths (2)
Orgyia antiqua – Vapourer
Scopula imitaria – Small Blood-vein

Wasps (1)
Mellinus arvensis – Field Digger Wasp

Flies (1)
Eristalis tenax

Mammals (1)
Mustela erminea – Stoat

Birds (9)
Actitis hypoleucos – Common Sandpiper
Aix galericulata – Mandarin Duck
Alcedo atthis – Kingfisher
Gallinago gallinago – Snipe
Numenius arquata – Curlew
Panurus biarmicus – Bearded Tit
Phalacrocorax carbo – Cormorant
Tringa nebularia – Greenshank
Tringa ochropus – Green Sandpiper