Juvenile Blackcap- quite a few young warblers around today including Blackcaps (6+), Lesser Whitethroat (2+), Whitethroats (6+), Chiffchaff, Reed Warbler (10+) and 1 Sedge.
Juvenile Whitethroat- young birds this time year are presumably mainly locally bred birds but some may also be on post breeding dispersal from a regional hinterland
Adult Little Egrets
One of eight Green Sandpipers on 100 acre. A couple of Common Tern today, also 2 Common Buzzard, 7 Kestrel, 2 Common Sandpiper and a few small finch flocks about; 15 Linnet and Goldfinch, 10 Greenfinch and 5+ Chaffinch.
Dark Sword Grass- first for the year
Cochylis roseana- a first for the farmlands - the 527th moth species
Chrysotoxum cautumn- a couple on Bristly Ox-tongue along Bikers
Scaeva pyrastri- new for the farmlands (if I've identified it right)
Syrphus sp (left ) and Marmalade Fly (right)- easy to id Marmalade as only UK species with those thin cross bars in the yellow segments
? I've never seen one of these before- probably another new species for site.
Phacelia- a new species for Beddington found by Nick Gardner