Witham mouth 22/08/2013

Love it there,lots of birds today,with c.50 common and 12 sandwich were a couple of little terns,both juvs.Lots of waders including whimbrel,(no scarcities) and lots of gulls.About 30 little egrets seen.

On the reservoir at Freiston were 24 ruffs,nearly all juvs,2 common sands,green sand,3 dunlin,greenshank,5 black tailed godwits and 30+ yellow wags.

Today’s butterfly top three.All at the Witham mouth.In reverse order.

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At #3. Painted lady.

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At #2. Small copper,4or5 seen.

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And,at #1. Wall brown,first one of those Iv’e seen for absolutely yonks.

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