This afternoon a Dingy Skipper was seen on the Butterfly Bank. Also seen was a Hobby. RW.
This morning there were two Cuckoos around the Gravel Pits. More Reed Wablers have arrived, with numbers now topping twenty singing males, and, in the afternoon, a Hobby was seen over the Slurry Lagoon dry end. PS.
There were a large number of Swifts feeding over the site this morning, with smaller numbers of hirundines. By the railway bridge a Hobby appeared and stooped towards the Large Gravel Pit. A Cuckoo was calling and an Oystercatcher was on the Wader Scrape. PS.
The Little Ringed Plover was back, displaying over the dry end of the Slurry this afternoon. Later it was seen feeding at the wet end. The pair of Yellow Wagtails were on the Causeway again and a Grasshopper Warbler was singing at the back of the Gravel Pits. PS.