A walk today from Lollingdon, skirting Aston Tirrold and back through the Lees.
A rather unexpected find today in the form an Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus) found roaming around a field edge, not heard of any nearby so no idea of its origin.
A Green Woodpecker and a Lesser Whitethroat on the hill.
At least 2 of each Sedge Warbler and Reed Warbler along the “reedy ditch” and a pair of Reed Bunting also present and a pair of Yellow Wagtail nearby.
A ♂ Peregrine seen on a pylon out towards Aston Tirrold and 3 Lesser Blackback Gull flew west.
Other species of note: Grey Heron, Buzzard, Red Kite, Kestrel, Great-spotted Woodpecker, Tawny Owl (heard), Swift, Swallow and House Martin, Skylark, Mistle Thrush, Whitethroat, Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Yellowhammer, Corn Bunting, 52 species in total.
Mammals: Brown Hare, Roe Deer.
Dragonflies: several Large Red Damselflies.
Butterflies: Brimstone, Large White, Orange Tip, Green-veined White, Peacock, Speckled Wood, Small Tortoiseshell, Red Admiral and Common Blue.