I consider myself fortunate in that the Cuckoo, a species that is in terminal decline across much of its UK range, remains a familiar part of the birding scene on my local patch; indeed this morning we noted four different individuals going about their business, who are never ignored as they`re with us for such a short period of time. However, one that flew across the willow swamp got me most excited as it was an adult female of the rufous form, a rare variant that I`ve not seen here before.
Kerton Road Café - Called in at the café for a second opinion on a moth and whilst
there BD turned up with a Dew Moth, a species that we think has not been recorded down here this century, and very smart it was too.
Grass Emerald, KRC