sea watch at selsey bill was slow so me & matt went for some sussex orchids
most are my first time l have seen them so 8 differant orchids is great for me
in one day.. with a old early-purple orchid,bird's-nest orchid,
greater butterfly-orchid,white Helleborine,Fly orchid,common spotted-orchid,
Musk orchid,common Twayblade,
a day of butterflies no quail
14 differant skippers large ,dingy,grizzled,
large white,small white,green-veined white,
brimstone,green hairstreak,meadow brown,
small heath,small blue,common blue,
small tortoiseshell,speckled wood,
Me & John
Headed to Ashdown Forest today and the bird are every were you
look this time of year feeding young and in family groups.
Buzzard,Kestrel,G S woodpecker,Stonechat,Crossbill,
Willow warbler,ChiffChaff, Wren,Blackbird,Magpie,
Redstart,Goldcrest,Stock Dove,Wood Pigeon,Jay,
Chaffinch, Goldfinch,Blue tit, Great tit, Long-tailed tit,
watched house martins building a nest on the post office
no sign of the spotted flycatcher today at firle.
Then off to Arlington res.
started with 3 grey wagtails & a pied wagtail, 7 swallow's,2 swift's, 2 dunlin,
2 grey heron, common buzzard, turle dove,2 bullfinch's,spotted flycatcher,wren,
heard a nightingale singing,heard a cuckoo, common whitethroat's by the river,