Tuesday 8th July

Well I spoke too soon last week, the Cygnets are now down to four, something has had a good meal.

The Common Darter is out in full force they are everywhere.

With the slight bit of rain, resulted in the main path being covered in tiny Common Toadlets.

At last the swifts have arrived on the long pond, between eight and ten topping up for the long flight south.

Caught a glimpse of a Terrapin on Mill Lane pond, there were two last last year, ar least one has survived the winter.

The marsh Helleborine are out in the usual place, the dip behind the butts, but with area being under water for so long they are only on the slopes.

At the moment there is a nice display of Water Lillies on Mill Lane pond.

We have had a pair of Herring Gulls nesting on our roof and are subjected to attacks as soon as we step outside.