Herring Gull 45 Juvs. moved W during the early morning.
Yellow Legged Gull 1 Juv. in rough field before flying off.
Sand Martin 4 W
Meadow Pipit 25
Pied Wagtail 6 feeding in rough field
Lesser Whitethroat 1 in the Old Trapping Area per RES
Common Whitethroat 15
Willow Warbler 8
Common Blue 4 (very fresh)
Small Copper 2
Small Skipper 6
Essex Skipper 1
Dark Green Fritillary 1
Painted Lady 1 (our first for the year).
Red Admiral 2
Migrant Hawker 4
RDME heard a Crossbill flying over Whitbread Hollow this morning.
Juvenile Yellow Legged Gull
Hefty black bill, large head, dark eye mask, whitish ground colour to head and underparts, streaked nape, long primary projection, plain-centred greater coverts, dark-centred tertials with narrow thumbnail-like pale edges, 'feint' pale inner primary window, pale rump, pale wedge extending up onto lower back, neatly demarcated tail-band, dark secondaries
Our first Painted Lady of the year.
Male Chalk Hill Blue