Sunny at first then cloudy, 24º, light NE.
Initially a sunny afternoon then turning cloudy with negligible rain, it keeps missing us here.
3 Common Redstart still present on the hill along with 8+ Chiffchaff around the south face of the hill.
A flock 25 Corn Bunting moving around between one of the fields and the hedgerow and a couple of Yellow Wagtail on the wires, a few Swallow and Swift passing overhead and a handful of Lesser Blackback Gull in the area.
A Willow Warbler and several more Chiffchaff in the grounds of the Manor house around the pond, also Grey Heron and Green Woodpecker noted.
A nearby field where slurry is being sprayed attracted a flock of c30 Rook and 17 Red Kite.
Dragonflies; Brown Hawker, Blue Emperor, Common Darter, Azure Damselfly.
Butterflies; 1 Large White, Small White, Large Skipper, Small Skipper, 1 Ringlet, Meadow Brown, Gatekeeper, 1 Holly Blue, 1 Common Blue, Small Tort,
♀ Sparrowhawk mobbing one of the Crows in the garden this evening and the young Sparrowhawks still present nearby.
Some of the Red Kites