Sunday, 8 April 2018
The garden's fifth Dotted Chestnut appeared in the trap this morning, and photographs prove it was different to yesterday's. Previous to these two, the other records from my Banstead garden are:
I hadn't realised that it was a full 18 years since my last record - either time is flying by or my brain is slowly turning to mush...
Update from yesterday: a late afternoon wander around Canons Farm, in rather splendid warm hazy sunshine, provided my earliest ever Hobby, a bird that slowly drifted northwards whilst feeding on insects. Also two Swallows.