Monday, 7 May 2018
Coln Valley cycle
7 May - A bank holiday cycle to Sherborne via the Coln valley and Northleach. 52 species logged including 5 Warbler so heard singing, including Whitethroat and Garden Warbler. 2 singing Corn Buntings S of Eastington, Grey and Yellow Wagtails, 10 Buzzards and 6 Red Kites. Swallows, Swifts and House Martins all seen. A stunning day in the Cotswolds with the trees all bursting into leaf and flowers in profusion, especially carpets of Bluebells under the Beech trees.