24th September

The male Stonechat remained in Hither Field, where five Meadow Pipits were feeding. A Grey Heron, six Rooks, 30 House Martins, a Swallow and four Common Buzzards were seen over Banstead Woods. Ruffett Wood had a Blackcap.

Two Southern Hawkers patrolled Piddly Pond. Butterflies at Banstead Woods included a Small Copper and a Small Tortoiseshell.

Paul Goodman and Ian Ward