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May 2013



Sunday 19th:


The Common Seal was on Bull Hill. Elsewhere the longhorn moth Nematopogon swammerdamella was by the amusements, a first for the recording area. Other day flying micro-moths  included Esperia sulphurella and Adela reaumurella.



Friday 15th:


The first Small Copper and Blue-tailed Damselfly of the year were on the wing.



Saturday 11th:


The first Wall Brown of the year was along the Dune Ridge.



Tuesday 7th:


The Common Seal was on Bull Hill.



Sunday 5th:


The Grey Seal was off Langstone Rock. Good numbers of Warren Crocus continue to flower in Greenland Lake and behind the Visitor Centre. Elsewhere at least six of the introduced Sand Lizard were along the Dune Ridge and the first Red Admiral of the year was on the wing.



Saturday 4th:


A Grey Seal was offshore and good numbers of Green-viened White were on the wing.



Friday 3rd:


At least six Bottle-nosed Dolphin, including a calf, showed well offshore in the evening The first St Mark's Flies of the year were finally on the wing - eight days late.


Wednesday 1st:


The Common Seal was on Bull Hill and a young rescue Fox was released in the Car Park late evening.


April 2013



Monday 29th:


The first Peacock and Speckled Wood of the year were on the wing.



Thursday 11th:


A Stoat showed well in the Back Meadow unsuccessfully hunting Rabbit and Moorhen. Despite some signs of spring still no reports of the Sand Crocus or any other butterflies.



Tuesday 2nd:


The Common Seal was again on Bull Hill and the Sand Crocus remains conspicuous by its absence.



Monday 1st:


A Small Tortoiseshell on the wing was the long awaited first butterfly if the year.



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