On the 14th there was a Common Sandpiper at the reservoir and a Peregrine flew over and on the 19th Clive had a Common Sandpiper and I had 2 Little Ringed Plovers at the reservoir. Clive also saw the Little Grebes at the Borrow Pit pool have 4 juveniles.
Yesterday a Kingfisher flew down the river and over the road towards Spiceball Park and this morning Clive had a Common Tern at the reservoir.
Over the last couple of weeks Black-tailed Skimmers have around the reservoir in fairly good numbers and Marbled Whites, Ringlets and Large Skippers have all emerged.
Today I managed to find a couple of Bee Orchids but I think the scrub is encrouching too much where they are and I doubt they'll persist too much longer. On the other hand there appears to be more Common Spotted and Pyramidal Orchids than usual, with several of each seen around the Borrow Pit.