Sightings Diary

April 2015

Nesting Shags
Ludwell Valley (Exeter), Coleton Fishacre, Haldon- Devon, UK

April 2015

Birds - Swallows, Sand Martins, Goldfinch, Green Woodpecker, Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Greenfinch, Long-tailed Tits, Bullfinches, Skylarks, Linnets, Shag, Stonechat, Raven, Peregrine Falcon Starlings, Woodpigeon, Dunnock, Robin, Wren, Crow, Magpies (18 in one field!), Blue Tit, Great Tit, House Sparrow, Song Thrush, Chaffinch, Jay, Buzzards

Peregrine Falcon

Wild Flowers - Cuckoo Flower (5th April), Marsh Marigolds, Spanish Bluebells, Celandines, Field Speedwell, Dandelion, Blackthorn Blossom, Hawthorn in leaf, Beech in leaf, Birch in leaf, Red Dead-nettle, Red Campion, Wild Cherry Blossom, Hornbeam Catkins, Dog Violets, Alexanders, Cow Parsley, Elm Leaves, Lords and Ladies, Hazel in leaf, Elder Flower in leaf, Ash Flowers, Fumitory, Creeping Buttercup, Wood Anemone, Cowslips, Primroses, Wild Strawberry, English Bluebells, Bugle, Sea Campion, Oxeye Daisy, Garlic Mustard, Greater and Lesser Stitchwort, Hawthorn Blossom

Sea Campion

Wild Cherry Blossom

Ash Flower


Wild Cherry



Blackthorn Blossom

Blackthorn Blossom

Butterflies - Peacock, Brimstone, Small Tortoiseshell, Holly Blue, Speckled Wood, Large White, Orange-tip (12th April), Small Copper, Small White

Small Copper




Speckled Wood

Other - Frog, Newt, Bees, Hover Flies, Fox, Hornet, Wasp, Oil Beetle, Common Lizard