March 27th – Morning cold and cloudy.
Pre-chorus 6.05am. Owls, pheasant, skylark
Chorus started 6.10am. In order of singing:
1 blackbird; 2 robin; 3 song thrush; 4 crow; 5 wood pigeon; 6 wren; 7 great tit;
8 blue tit; 9 chaffinch;
10 mistle thrush; 11 chiffchaff at 6.53am.
At Woodbury Castle 7.15 am
Green woodpecker, yellow hammer, wren, chiff chaff, chaffinch, curlew, jackdaw, buzzard, gulls, robin, great tit, greater spotted woodpecker, blackbird.
April 22nd - First heard cuckoos this year and saw them.
There seemed to be masses of them in all directions; warm afternoon.
April 30th– Morning overcast but very warm.
Pre Chorus: cuckoos (many), skylark, tawny owl, crow.
Chorus started 4.58am. In order of singing: