April 2018

20th-22nd. Lyme Regis. Sandwich terns moving offshore. A walk along the Undercliff between Axmouth and Lyme Regis produced a singing lesser spotted woodpecker, lots of blackcaps, a peregrine, a slow worm, orange tips and a holly blue.

Lyme Regis

herring gull

Lyme Regis

ammonite

Undercliff

15th. Garden warbler, Painswick Rococo Gardens.

14th. 3 greater scaup (2 drakes) Chew Valley Lake. Displaying great crested grebes too.

great crested grebes

8th. Barrow tanks. The drake long-tailed duck is still present, now moulting into summer plumage. Also blackcaps, sand martins, 2 house martins, 3 common sandpipers and little egret. Little egret at the pond on the road through Barrow Gurney too.

little egret

long-tailed duck

long-tailed duck

7th. First swallows of the year at Chew Valley Lake. Willow warbler singing too.

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