Birds: House Martin - approx 30 plus over feeding up high over reservoir. Approx 50 Black Headed Gulls on reservoir. 1 female Mallard on reservoir. A late Willow Warbler calling from around Bentley House, Great Spotted Woodpecker calling near to Bentley House. Meadow Pipit (1), Swallow (5) over reservoir.
Insects: Common Darter Dragonfly (click over photo), also Immature Male Common Darter, Small Copper Butterfly - very fresh and superb condition (see photo), Speckled Wood Butterfly (1) Wall Brown Butterfly (in St. Stephens old Churchyard) Green Veined White B (10), Peacock (2) at Lower Ormerods, Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly (1) at Lower Ormerods.
Bentley House (To see photos of Bentley House Ruins Click Here