I set off yesterday morning for Elmley , and once again found the top of Wrotham Hill enshrouded in mist , and things further East looking not much better . But a glint of sunshine , just before Jct.4 of the M20 , had me diverting to New Hythe , to look and listen to Nightingales . As it was early , I considered that the local Blogger would still be testing the yolk of his egg and thickness of the accompanying soldiers , and felt safe to have a look around . The next hour and a half produced 8/10
singing male Nightingales , along with good numbers of other migrants . Although plagued by twigs ,
Arriving at Elmley , the weather was mixed , but was welcomed , just inside the first cattle grid by a
Mike , I see we were both looking at the same Nightingales after reading Phil's posting , your visit probably between my two . Perhaps next time ?
And finally , from the garden today , a very freshly emerge Holly Blue , a female identified by the
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