Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Stockers Farm and Stockers Lake

I conducted an afternoon visit with conditions hot and humid and a very light wind.
Making my way from the pumping station at Stockers Farm Road I headed along the farm track to Stockers Lake, species of interest encountered as follows:-
Stockers Farm
Canada Goose (106), Little Owl (1), Green Woodpecker (1), Ring-necked Parakeet (2), Barn Swallow (10). 
Stockers Lake
Little Egret (5), Common Kingfisher (1), Lesser Black-backed Gull (adult and juv), Chiffchaff (5), European Goldfinch (4 feeding on thistle seeds).
Meadow Brown, Gatekeeper, Brimstone, Small White, Large White, Speckled Wood, Comma.
Dragonflies and Damselflies:-
Migrant Hawker, Brown Hawker, Black-tailed Skimmer, Banded Demoiselle, Common Blue Damselfly, Red-eyed Damselfly.

                                                       Migrant Hawker.


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