Sand Martins investigating nesting bank at Linford Lakes.
Up to 4 Barn Owls hunting over Stanton Low fields at dusk.
Blackcaps, Willow Warblers, Chiffchaffs and Swallows now throughout MK.
2 Redshank, nesting Oystercatcher – Stony Stratford Nature Reserve (13th)
Water Ladybird Anisosticta novemdecimpunctata found while clearing pond at Atterbury (1st April)
Large numbers of queen bumblebees investigating ditches in Howe Park Wood (13th April – M Kincaid/M LeRoy)
Orange Tips and Small Toprtoiseshells seen in Brian Ellis’ back garden, Blue Bridge (9-10th April)
Exactly 100 butterflies (mostly Peacocks) counted on transect at Little Linford Wood – Julian Lambley
Holly Blues out at Kew Gardens! (12th)
Bee Fly Bombylius major abundant in sunshine in Blakelands
ALL OTHER FORMS OF LIFE
3 Adders at Stockgrove Country Park (11th – Di Parsons)
Good displays of Wood Anemone out in local woods now. Bluebells emerging in Howe Park and Shenley Woods.
Cowslips out at Linford Lakes, North Willen, Blue Bridge etc.
Rosettes of Early Purple Orchid at Howe Park Wood (13th)