Summer migrants continue to return to Tudeley Woods with Spotted flycatchers being seen at decoy cottage and in brakeybank. A turtle dove was also seen in the plants a rare site these days, please report if you see any of these declining birds.

Several Treecreepers and Nuthatches have been seen around Brakeybank and the Plants as well as small numbers of Marsh Tit.

A red kite was seen flying over the reserve last week.

With the warm weather, butterflies can be seen across the Tudeley such as Brimstone, Peacock and speckled wood. A green hairstreak was seen in brakeybank and the first grizzled skipper of the year was found in sandhill field.

Please let us know of any interesting sightings you see on the reserve.