Ketton Cement

I started my morning leading a Dawn Chorus walk at Welford Road Cemetery, though to be honest there wasn’t much chorus but we did manage to rack up a respectable 21 species… fly-over Canada Goose wasn’t what I expected though.

Following this I headed to Ketton Quarry again this morning this time looking for Butterflies as well as reptiles. About 10 Grizzled Skipper this morning but buggers to get settled.

Grizzled Skipper

By contrast I could only find one Dingy Skipper which was also a little less skittish.

Dingy Skipper

After a quick pit-stop in Uppingham I dropped down to Eyebrook Reservoir. A cracking Bar-tailed Godwit and a Sanderling were the pick of the birds but a flock of 29 Arctic Tern moving quickly through were nice.

Bar-tailed Godwit

Sorry about the wind-noise but it was windy!


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