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20th May

It remains very quiet with just 18 Swallows of note. 

A search for insects produced a Denticulate Leatherbug, five Brassica Bugs and two Brown Argus in front of the Observatory of interest.

Elsewhere, the Purple Heron was seen again on the RSPB reserve (but very elusive) and along with a Honey Buzzard in the afternoon.