Sightings Diary

May 2015

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

May 2015

Birds - Cuckoo, Swallows, Sand Martins, Goldfinch, Green Woodpecker, Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Greenfinch, Long-tailed Tits, Bullfinches, Skylarks, Linnets, Shag, Stonechat, Raven, Reed Warbler, Sedge Warble, Cetti's Warbler, Greater-spotted Woodpecker, Reed Bunting, Swifts, Kingfisher, Greenfinch, Nuthatch Starlings, Woodpigeon, Dunnock, Robin, Wren, Crow, Magpies (18 in one field!), Blue Tit, Great Tit, House Sparrow, Song Thrush, Chaffinch, Jay, Buzzards, Blackbird, Pied Wagtail, Moorhen, Little Egret, Heron, Pheasant, Collard Dove, Jackdaws, Herring Gulls,



Little Egret


Reed Bunting

Young Pied Wagtail

Wild Flowers - Germander Speedwell, Hawthorn Blossom, Oak Blossom, Garlic Mustard, Elderflower Blossom, Common Vetch, Tufted Vetch, Bush Vetch, Dove's-foot Crane's-bill, Mouse Ear, Dead-nettle, Crab Apple Blossom, Forget-me-not, Red and White Clover, Crosswort, Comfrey, Black Medick, Yellow Iris, Woodaven, Oxeye Daisy, Ramsones, Guelder Rose, WIld Dog Rose, Nipple Wort, Bramble Blossom, Hog Weed, Smooth Sow-thistle, Goat's Beard

Crab Apple

Wild Strawberry

Oak Blossom

Dandelion Seed Head


Goat's Beard


Guelder Rose


Dog Rose

Hornbeam Flowers

Garlic Muatard

Rowan Blossom

Butterflies - Painted Lady, Large and Small Whites, Orange-tips, Peacock, Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell

Painted Lady

Small Tortoiseshell


Other - Large Red Damselflies, Banded Demoiselle, Common Blue Damselfly, May Flies, Beeflies, Crane Fly

Large Red Damselfly

Female Banded Demoiselle

May Fly