1st Cuckoo heard by Di Parsons – Heath & Reach, 19th April
Peregrine x2 at Stadium:MK (just signed up for the Dons)
3 Lapwing nests at Stony Stratford Nature Reserve
Wader passage in full swing at Manor Farm, Old Wolverton. In the past week, Avocets, Curlew, Dunlin, Black Tailed Godwit, Ringed Plovers and 6 Redshank.
Most warblers now back including Whitethroats, Sedge Warblers and Willow Warblers.
Holly Blue, Speckled Wood and Orange Tip butterflies on wing.
Great Diving beetles Dytiscus marginalis common in ponds at Linford Lakes.
Sawfly (Possibly Abia lonicerae)
ALL OTHER LIFE FORMS
Roe Deer seen at Elfield Park and Shenley Wood (both 17th, Parks Trust staff)
Water Shrew found under tin – Linford Lakes (Martin K, 15th)
Grass Snakes – Tattenhoe