6th August

There were seemingly two Cuckoos around Reads Bottom, an adult female and a juvenile, a Bullfinch was at Tattenham Meadow and four Chiffchaffs and two Blackcaps were counted at the farm, as were two Yellowhammers.

Cuckoo, Reads Bottom, Ian Magness
Juvenile Cuckoo, Reads Bottom, Ian Ward

A Holly Blue and an Essex Skipper were the best of the butterflies noted.

Observers: Ian Magness and Ian Ward