Sunny, 26º, breezy N.
A late afternoon visit to Lollingdon hill today found 2 Common Redstart, one ♂ along the hedgerow to the west and a young bird in the Hawthorns along the south face of the hill calling.
A Song Thrush in the hedgerow, several Buzzard overhead and 2 Kestrel hunting.
A single Black-headed Gull flew west and 2 Yellow Wagtail calling nearby plus the usual around the hill.
The Lapwings still present in the area.
2 Brown Hawker dragonflies, 1 on the hill and the other hunting over a field of Oats and a Blue Emperor patrolling the pond.
Meadow Brown, Ringlet and Small Tortoiseshell abundant and several Gatekeeper, Large Skipper, Small Skipper, Large White, Small White and a single Marbled White and Red Admiral.
A Sparrowhawk flew through the garden this evening.
2 x Meadow Brown (Loren)
Pellucid Fly Volucella pellusens (Loren)
Marmalade Hoverfly (Loren)
Wild flowers in a field of Peas (Loren)
Chaffinch ♀ (Loren)