Monday 14th April 2014
Weather :- Sunny, warm with a light breeze.
Woods :- Usually bunch around. Great tit posing by the old lodge, Chiffchaffs heard around tabletop and Doulton's Clay Pit.
Raza :- Again the usually lot - mallards, coots, great crested grebe and Canada goose.
Canal :- More mallards and moorhens.
Netherton hill :- Buzzard low over the hill, then chased off by sparrowhawk, then a crow and finally the local female kestrel. Male wheatear showing well.
Insects :- include peacock butterfly, orange tip butterfly and small white butterfly.
Flowers :- include first of the bluebells, common toadflax, dandelions and yellow archangel.