A walk out to the hill this morning with a ground frost still on the grass but slowly warming up.
2 Jay in the Millennium Wood, 2 Grey Wagtail on the brook near the railway and several Yellowhammer half way out.
Roughly 500 Fieldfare around the hill today feeding on Hawthorn berries, a handful of Redwing, 5 Mistle Thrush, c80 Starling and a definite increase in Blackbird numbers with 50+ noted and 3 Song Thrush.
A Corn Bunting, several Yellowhammer, 6 Goldcrest and 2 Bullfinch also on the hill.
2 Kestrel, a Sparrowhawk and a flock of approx. 100 Linnet.
A walk out by the Lees did not produce a lot other than 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Jay, and several Skylark and Meadow Pipit.
Amphibians: Common Frog (on the allotments yesterday).
Dragonflies; 2 Common Darter.
Butterflies: 5 Red Admiral.