I took a walk down the drive in the sunshine yesterday and the bluebells were looking- and smelling- glorious. I took a few pictures to try and show them at there best!
At least three cuckoo's are calling on the southern edges of the reserve and whitethroat, blackcap, willow warbler numbers are increasing and a red kite soared low and landed on the Sandy Ridge field.
Good news, we are putting the bird feeders back tomorrow after the recent spate of chaffinches with a virus seems to have passed. We will monitor this over coming weeks.
The first hobby was reported over the new heath today and three cuckoo's are calling at the Biggleswade end of the reserve and on the Common.