A walk out to the hill again today.
A Cuckoo heard calling out by Amwell Spring and 2 Willow Warbler and a Lesser Whitethroat in the field adjacent to the spring and a Garden Warbler closeby.
2 Whinchat and a Yellow Wagtail on the hill today and all very mobile.
8 Chiffchaff, 9 Blackcap, 2 Reed Bunting, 5 Yellowhammer and 4 Corn Bunting all in song.
A family of 5 Raven seen circling high over the hill and gaining height before all drifting off east.
A couple of Swallow flew north and a Sparrowhawk and Kestrel noted.
2 Lapwing still present out at Lollingdon, several Green Woodpecker, Great-spotted Woodpecker, a couple of Meadow Pipit and a Pied Wagtail.
Mammals: Brown Hare & Roe Deer.
Reptiles: several Common Lizard.
Butterflies: Brimstone, Orange Tip, Small White, Holly Blue, Small Tortoiseshell and Peacock.
Insects: Oil Beetle, Dark-edged Bee-fly.
Whinchat (above & below)