An evening walk, in fine weather took me along the ridge path and then back along te River Ash Valley. In all 20 species recorded, with highlights being a solitary lesser black backed gull heading north west, and swifts and swallows over the barley fileds.
Several painted lady butterflies, 4 meadow browns and a particularly impressive white plume moth were also witnessed.
This evening's photos show the white plume moth in take off mode, as well as alighted, a greying sky full of jackdaws and rooks at pre roost and, an as yet, unidentified moth.
UPDATE: moth now identified as Yellow Shell, a new moth for me, as in fact are nearly all of them as I am just beginning to study these with a view to identifying to species.