The most recent bird survey at Down House produced 18 species , the best being Yellowhammer and Sparrowhawk , along with a Roe doe in the long grass in the large meadow that I came across almost accidentally , giving no chance of a picture . Fortunately the Violent Helleborines can't run away ,
Still making early morning visits on the Common for Purple Hairstreak , but these too are still to be
This morning I made a visit to Sevenoaks Reserve , starting in sunshine , but with cloud rolling in .
From Willow Hide , the Great Crested Grebes are down to just one youngster , mind you , it was
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