Hottest day of the year!! Calm with no wind at all. Ground rock hard and grasses golden brown.
2 Grey Heron - Wightwick Fields and another near Pool Hall.
Male Sparrowhawk - low over canal from Sand Fields at Compton.
6 Lapwing near Pool Hall.
2 Swift, 7+ Barn Swallow and 2+ House Martin over Castlecroft Bridge (5 Barn Swallow South over Compton Sandfields earlier).
Chiffchaff singing at Sand Fields.
3 singing Common Whitethroat at Sand Fields, one at the Sheep Fields and one on Pool Hall Lane.
Good concentration of Song Thrushes around Wightwick Road Bridge - 3 close territories possibly.
3+ Linnet on wires just South of wightwick Fields.
Singing Reed Bunting just South of Castlecroft Bridge.
Yellowhammer singing on wires in West Midlands near the smallholdings at Castlecroft Bridge with 3+ others nearby.
|Juvenile Black-headed Gull at Compton Park.|
|Common Blue Damselfly - seen at Compton Lock and Wightwick|
|Green-veined White Butterfly Castlecroft|
|Meadow Brown Butterfly - Barleyfield|
|White Tailed Bumblebee Nest Castlecroft|
|Male Yellowhammer on wires near Castlecroft Canal Bridge|