0920 - 1030 sunny, 12c ; Reed Bunting pair, Linnet, Blackcap in song, Chiffchaff 3 in song, Mistle Thrush, Pied Wagtail 3, Lapwing 2, GC Grebe 2, Wigeon pair, Tufted 42, Fox. Also Speckled Wood 2, Peacock 2, Small Tortoiseshell 2, Comma. Orange Tip at Winterley Lane.
Hayhead Wood & canal 1030 - 1300 sunny 17c : Skylark 4, Nuthatch 3, Chiffchaff 3, Goldcrest, Mistle Thrush, Heron, Mute Swan, Mallard 6, Moorhen 4, Pied Wagtail, Pheasant, Kestrel, Reed Bunting 2, Rabbit. Also Small Tortoiseshell 6, Peacock 4, Comma, Brimstone male.
Marsh Marigold, Wood Anemone, Bluebell, Lesser Celandine, Dog Violet, Speedwell species, Charlock, Sallow, and Blackthorn all in flower, with Ramsons not far behind.
Speckled Wood, Wood Anemone and Comma today.