East Soar

First spring Blackcap today, singing male in Starehole Valley. Also: 18 Swallow, White Wagtail, 3 Wheatear, 3 Willow Warbler & 13 Chiffchaff.

Butterflies included very early Wall Brown and Clouded Yellow flying strongly in warm sunshine - early migrant or overwintering individual (don't normally survive our winters).

Posted April 8th, 2015 at 12:03 pm by Rob Macklin in Bird News