The Southern Mound meadows- full of day flying moths today; mainly C.culmella, also Burnet Companions, Yellowshell and Sitochroa verticalis. Also Small Tortoiseshell, Painted Lady and Meadow Brown up there.
Linnet and Skylarks breeding in the new grassland habitat
Chrysotoxum festivum on Bristly Ox-tongue on the Southern Mound
Small Tortoiseshell on Thistle
Painted Lady- five around today. The vanguard of the predicted invasion?
Plume Moth Gillmeria sp? Gillmeria pallidactyla (Yarrow Moth) - thanks Derek
Meadow Brown- first of the year today
Had Red Kite, Common Buzzard and Hobby.