4 Blackcap, 3 Chiff Chaff, and 5 Whitethroat were singing, a Great Spotted Woodpecker called whilst I walked along Laurel Walk, a Coal Tit sang from a Larch on the Parks eastern boundary, a Goldcrest called as it searched for insects in a Yew along Laurel Walk, a Herring Gulls called as it flew north over Jenner's Bank, 2 Pheasants called from the large area of rough grassland, a Jay was seen by the Walled Garden, a Nuthatch was noted as it flew across my path and into a Sweet Chestnut on Jenner's Bank, a Treecreeper was along the track by the Weir, and a Spotted Flycatcher was heard singing from a Lime in front of Mote House.
On the Lake were 56 Canada Geese, there were 2 Great Crested Grebes, the resident pair of Mute Swan, and the countless Mallards, Moorhens, and Coots. There were 14 Black-headed Gulls, and 3 Reed Warblers were heard singing around the perimeter of the Lake.
3 Comma, 1 Red Admiral, 2 Speckled Wood, 8 Meadow Browns, 4 Small Skippers, 3 Large Skippers, and 1 Ringlet were seen. Lots of Common Blue Damselflies were noted, 1 female Banded Demoiselle was seen, an Emperor Dragonfly flew past, and a Brown Hawker flew up from a patch of Brambles.
- BLOG UPDATE - I have added 2 newly found blogs to my links section. The first is Greenie in the Wild, and the second is a blog from a regular patchworker in London's Regents Park.