Immigrant moth numbers (in fact moth numbers generally) remained very low, but the 16 individuals at the Obs did include singles of Radford's Flame Shoulder, Delicate and White-speck; elsewhere, the second Barred Sallow of the autumn was of note at the Grove.
Hen Harriers rarely linger for long at Portland so the five day stay of this youngster - we'd presumed since it was so big that it had to be a female and Chris's photo confirms that it is as it has a dark eye - is pretty unusual © Chris Minvalla:
Ferrybridge has been rather neglected in the recent absence of Pete and Debby Saunders so their return to get amongst the Pale-bellied Brents, Bar-tailed Godwits and the like is very welcome © Pete Saunders
After our blistering start in this year's Radford's Flame Shoulder stakes we've been overtaken by Scilly and The Lizard so our sixth of the season was quite welcome:
...in typical Portland fashion Barred Sallow is actually a much rarer visitor to the island than Radford's Flame Shoulder:
And finally, a bit of video of the harrier: