July 2022 – Sightings

July 2022 – Sightings

18/7/22

  • Red-throated Diver
  • Eider (with 2 ducklings)
  • Hen Harrier
  • Curlew
  • Greenshank
  • Arctic Skua (x2)

17/7/22

  • Canada Goose (x6)
  • Curlew (x8)
  • Whimbrel (x1)
  • Wood Pigeon
  • Volucella bombylans ssp plumata (a bee mimic hoverfly)

13/7/22

  • Red-breasted Merganser (a crèche of 11 ducklings)
  • Peregrine (1 juv)
  • Curlew (x8)
  • Pheasant (a female)
  • Grasshopper Warbler (reeling)
  • Pale Butterwort

10/7/22

  • Red-throated Diver
  • Hen Harrier
  • Peregrine (x2)
  • Wood Pigeon
  • Twite (x4)
  • Bottlenose Dolphin (x9)
  • Otter (x2)
  • The Miller (moth on ferry!)

9/7/22

  • Great Northern Diver
  • Red-throated Diver
  • Whimbrel
  • Whitethroat
  • Sedge Warbler
  • Twite
  • Tachina grossa (a parasitic fly)
  • Northern Marsh Orchid (x2)
  • Lesser Butterfly Orchid
  • Heath Fragrant Orchid
  • Lesser Water Plantain

8/7/22

  • Great Northern Diver
  • Red-throated Diver
  • Hen Harrier (male and x2 females)
  • Peregrine (female)
  • Sparrowhawk
  • Arctic Skua
  • Twite (family group)
  • Painted Lady
  • Dark Green Fritillary
  • True Lovers’ Knot (moth)
  • July Highflyer (moth)
  • Gold Spot (moth)
  • Garden Tiger (moth)
  • Yellowshell (moth)
  • Common Hawker (dragonfly)
  • Common Darter
  • Northern Colletes (bee)
  • Field Pansy

7/7/22

  • Red-throated Diver
  • White-tailed Eagle
  • Hen Harrier
  • Sparrowhawk (male)
  • Arctic Tern
  • Great Skua
  • Common Seals (pupping)
  • Lesser Butterfly Orchid
  • Heath Fragrant Orchid
  • Pipewort
  • Pale Butterwort
  • Mountain Everlasting
  • Compass Jellyfish
  • Moon Jellyfish

6/7/22

  • Hen Harrier (male, female and young male)
  • Corncrake (a single male calling)
  • Cuckoo (the last adult of the year)
  • Sedge Warbler
  • Brown Hare
  • Compass Jellyfish
  • By-the-wind Sailors
  • Sea Bean/Sea Heart
  • Eelgrass

5/7/22

  • Red-throated Diver
  • Ringed Plover (with 2 juvs)
  • Wood Pigeon (an island rarity)
  • Six-spot Burnet
  • By-the-wind Sailors
  • Sea Bristle-tails

4/7/22

  • Red-throated Diver
  • Eider (x2)
  • Red-breasted Merganser (a crèche of 8 ducklings)
  • Peregrine
  • Hen Harrier (ring-tail)
  • Bar-tailed Godwit (x1)
  • Curlew (x7)
  • Arctic Skua (x7)
  • Greenfinch (x2 fledged young)

2/7/22

  • Red-throated Diver
  • Arctic Skua (pale phase)

1/7/22

  • Arctic Skua (x7)
  • Peregrine
  • Black-headed Gull (x16 a large gathering)
  • Dark Marbled Carpet (moth)
  • Magpie (moth – a huge emergence)
  • Straw Dot (a migrant moth)
  • Small Dotted Buff (moth)
  • Garden Tiger (moth)
  • Frog Orchid

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