What’s About – Week of 28 April 2015


(all data from Harry Appleyard)

Garden Warblers – Tattenhoe Park

Red Kites – Tattenhoe

Lesser Whitethroat – Howe Park Wood

Sedge Warbler – Howe Park Wood

Wheatear – Whaddon

Raven – Oakhill Wood

House Martins – Manor Farm

Common Terns – Manor Farm

Red Kite – Manor Farm


(data from Harry Appleyard, Brian Ellis and Paul Lund)


Holly Blue – Oakhill Wood (Harry)

Red Admiral – Oakhill Wood (Harry)

Cinnabar moth Tyria jacobaeae – Bancroft (27th – Paul)

Eggs of Brimstone butterfly Gonepteryx rhamni and Orange tip Anthocharis cardamines are on their food plants in Paul’s garden.

Speckled Wood, Male and Female Holly Blue (Brian)


Large Red Damselflies – Tattenhoe Park and Howe Park Wood – Large Reds have been out for a couple of weeks now (Harry).