A melanistic Grey Heron on the marsh today (Dave Smith)
2 Southern Hawkers and 10 Common Darters were on the wing (Dave Smith)
This evening 2 Snipe accompanied the Green Sandpiper and a Kingfisher was diving from one of the perching posts. A Grey Wagtail flew south off the dike. 15 Canada Geese and 6 Greylags were resting up. Both Little Egrets left south together at 20.06hrs to roost.
Several Oyster mushrooms are growing on a fairly large Ash.
2 Foxes were hunting the wader scrape at dusk.
Thurlstone butterflies (Chris Parkin)
200 Small White were identified along with 15 Wall Brown, 9 Small Copper, 3 Red Admiral and 3 Comma.