19th August 2017

A Swift flew west and other birds at the farm included three Kestrels and two Buzzards.

Two Brown Hairstreaks were seen at the farm: one in the northwest corner of Holly Wood and another along the hedgerow between Broadfield and Owl Meadow. Other butterflies in the sector included a Brown Argus, 14 Speckled Woods, a Small Tortoiseshell, three Commas, a Brimstones, seven Large Whites, 13 Small Whites, five Meadow Browns and a Gatekeeper.

Odonata at CF were represented by two Southern Hawkers, a Migrant Hawker and a Common Darter.

Small Tortoiseshell
Ian Ward