Saturday, 28 July 2012

Kenfig rivermouth area.

                                  Sanderling ( Photo by CG)
                                     Sanderling, around 60 were on the beach.
                                    Six spot burnet
                                    Meadow Grasshopper ( Chorthippus parallelus),
                                    pink form.
                                    Villa modesta
                                   New bridge over the river. A few GBB, Herring and
                                   Black headed gulls and a Sandwich tern also on the beach.
                                   A Mute swan with two cygnets and 3 Grey heron were
                                   on the saltmarsh pools which were still too full for any
                                   waders. Several Sand martin and a Kingfisher were at
                                   the river, two Silver Y moths and plenty of Meadow brown
                                   and Gatekeeper butterflies were seen. Emperor dragonflies,
                                   Black tailed skimmers and Beautiful demoiselles were also
                                   noted.