TUESDAY 25 AUGUST
(increasing SW winds through the day with temperatures still high; a few thunder claps but little rain but heavy cloud predominating)
A young EDIBLE DORMOUSE was trapped overnight
A total of 21 BARN SWALLOWS hawking for insects. One pair were still feeding three young in the nest, the same nest in which five young had already fledged.
MILL FARM, CHESS RIVER VALLEY
A NUTHATCH was an unexpected find, along with a juvenile BULLFINCH, a juvenile Common Buzzard, 3 House Martins and 5 Linnets.