Sunday, 17 August 2008

Crossbills, Family of Stonechats at Troy...






1200hrs-1400hrs. Walked from Heap Clough to Crowtrees and then back along towards Priestentax and Troy Quarry. A Green Woodpecker at Heap Clough which made over towards Crowtrees. Had a party of Crossbill went over very high, near Clough Head. Had a family party of 5 Stonechat at rear of Troy Quarry also had, Meadow Pipit (5), Swallow (7) probably local, plus Linnet (10), Magpie 1... also

Insects: Green Veined White (10), Meadow Brown (1) and Brown Hawker Dragonfly. (Photos of Troy Quarry and Eyebright -- click on image to enlarge) Flora: Lady's Bedstraw, Eyebright, Heath Groundsel.