A short visit was quiet with many of the resident species now in post-breeding moult, only Cirl Bunting remain in good voice with several males still declaring their territories. The Dark-bellied Brent Goose and several Mediterranean Gull were in the estuary along with a vocal Greenshank.
Wildlife News: The warming sunshine encouraged many butterflies on to the wing, with 12 species recorded. Summer generation Common Blue have begun to appear in the meadows with a Brown Argus, Small and Large Skipper also amongst the many Meadow Brown and Gatekeeper. Large and Small White were moving through along with at least six Red Admiral.
Elsewhere Puss Moth and Eyed Hawkmoth caterpillars were munching willow leaves in Greenland Lake and a pair of Small Red-eyed Damselfly were ovipositing on the Main Pond.