Been a while so my update is ive got my work life balance back by rejoining Orwell in the Gardening team. This has given me time and energy back to bird some evenings and all weekends... what i need to do now is update the blog more often.
All in the Hollesley area unless stated
Garden Grass Snake was a first and Oak Egger in the trap.
Lunar Hornet to lure.
Barn Owl, 3 Juv Marsh Harriers and 3 Juv Stonechats. 6 Whimbrel and 4 Ringed Plover.
First trip home to Derbyshire for a few years now. A Nice walk around Chatsworth estate, highlights being several Mandarin Duck, family of Grey Wagtails, Common Sandpipers, Dippers and Kingfisher.
Back on patch with several Wasp Spiders and Emperor Moth caterpillars.
Stuff moving through the garden now with 3 Willow Warblers, Yellow Wagtails over a Redd Warbler by the pond and Blackcaps and Chiffchaffs.
August 20th.Holly blue. Grayling. Lsr whitethroat, Yellow Wagtail, Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Yellow hammer and Reed bunting all through or over garden.
Nicely surprised to see some water in the back corner of the reserve. 2 wood Sandpiper. 8 Greensand 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sand. Plenty common migrants including lsr and Common Whitethroat, Grey Wagtail and 2 Common Snipe already.