Dave and I traipsed around with limited optimism that any unusual birds would be found, and indeed we were offered only slim pickings. The edge of Bannams Wood produced a pair of Marsh Tits feeding two recently fledged juveniles.
|Juvenile and adult Marsh Tit|
It also appeared likely that at least one pair of Lapwings has young as they were extremely agitated.
With the temperature rising, insects were always going to feature heavily.
|Carder bee sp|
|probable Catharis cryptica (a species of soldier beetle)|
|Common Blue Damselfly|
|Large Red Damselfly|