The large patches of thistles around Pony Wood were proving a magnet for insects today. There were at least four species of bumblebee feeding from them, along with numerous hoverflies and some meadow brown butterflies.
There were also good numbers of swallows feeding over Flora Field.
A male whitethroat was singing in the northern corner of Hay Meadow this afternoon.
15 redwings plus one mistle thrush, greenfinch, chaffinch, and goldfinch in the same tree by School Pond this afternoon.
At least 100 redwings feeding on margin of flooded area in West Field yesterday afternoon.
Blackcap singing in Pony Wood this afternoon