Sunny spells, 20º, breezy SW.
A walk along the Bunk line to Winterbrook, along the Thames to Bow Bridge and back to the village via Caps lane.
The Bunk line path was quiet birdwise a dozen or so Swallow, a few House Martin and Swift, Yellowhammer and Common Whitethroat and a single Buzzard.
The rest of the walk added a Cormorant that flew down river, a Hobby over Bow and a few Sedge Warbler along the river bank.
Only mammal seen was a single Roe Deer.
A lot of Small Tortoiseshell today, several Speckled Wood, the odd Large and Small White and Meadow Brown, one site hosted several Small Skipper and another a few Common Blue. A couple of Cinnabar moths also seen.
The only dragon noted today was Banded Demoiselle.
Pyramid Orchids and Bee Orchids present at one site.
a rather worn Common Blue
Moorhen on the bird table today