Records January 2020

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The following is a selection of records received during January 2020

MAMMALS

A Fox was recorded at Mangan, Caim on 19th and at Rathangan on 20th. A Wood Mouse was seen at Mulrankin, Bridgetown on 22nd.

BIRDS

Chiffchaff was heard at Rathangan on 1st. Great Spotted Woodpecker was heard at Longraigue, Foulksmills on 4th. Redwings were recorded at Killanne on 17th, Mangan on 19th and Knockatober, Killanne on 29th. Sparrowhawk was seen at Sarshill, Kilmore on 21st.               30-40 Goldfinches were recorded regularly throughout the month at Longraigue.

AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES

Frogs were recorded at Longraigue on 15th and 22nd and frogspawn was seen at Mulrankin on 27th.

BEES

A Honeybee was seen in Wexford Town on 4th.

BUTTERFLIES

Red Admiral – Newtown, Wexford on 12th.

SHIELDBUGS

Hawthorn Shieldbug – Monglass, Caim on 13th and Coolcotts, Wexford on 29th.

Records for all wild species, no matter how common, are always welcome at http://records.biodiversityireland.ie/record/wexford-naturalists

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