7 Blackcap were singing, 2 Bullfinch were heard calling from opposite ends of the Park, a family party of Long-tailed Tits were watched as they hunted for insects in the hedge on the eastern edge of the Lake, a pair of Goldfinch were heard as they flew over, 8 Whitethroat were heard, and 1 Lesser Whitethroat was heard singing from within a Hawthorn on the Lakes western edge by the Golf Course – my first bird heard in the Spring in the Park, 2 Goldcrest were heard singing, 2 Jay were seen defending their nest against a Magpie, a Pheasant called, 2 Chiff Chaff were heard singing, a Spotted Flycatcher called from an Oak, 6 Swift and 2 House Martins were seen hunting insects, a Great Spotted Woodpecker was seen in a Willow by the Weir, 2 Stock Dove were heard, 2 Pied Wagtails were seen in front of Mote House, 2 Nuthatch were singing, and a young Crow was seen perched in a Sweet Chestnut.
Also of note were 2 Speckled Woods,
...3 Red-eared Terrapins were seen,
...3 Banded Demoiselles and a Mayfly were seen in the wet meadow on the edge of the River Len...
Southern Marsh Orchid