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18th May

A Hobby flew over and two Spotted Flycatchers were seen in the bushes but the lack of common migrants is really starting to look very concerning. On the positive side the numerous pairs of Stonechats are now churning out lots of young birds.

A Brown Hare was seen in the Desert.

Two Holly Blue butterflies were seen.