A twin mission on the hill today with Loren foraging along the hedgerows and me doing what I usually do.
4 Common Redstart on the hill, 8 Mistle Thrush, 2 Common Whitethroat, a Chiffchaff, a Green Woodpecker and a Hobby overhead.
Another Common Redstart near the paddocks, a Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Blackcap, several Chiffchaff, 2 Bullfinch and a Jay.
A Sparrowhawk over the garden and it appears most of our local Swallow and House Martin have departed.
Reptiles: several Common Lizard.
Dragonflies: Southern Hawker, Brown Hawker, Migrant Hawker and Common Darter.
Butterflies: Brimstone, Large White, Small White, Common Blue, Painted Lady, Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock, Speckled Wood and Meadow Brown.
Green Shield Bug (garden)