Friday 7 March 2014
So good to feel some warmth on your back! 6 Brimstones and a Small Tortoiseshell in Benson and another 2 Brimstones and a Tortoiseshell at Ewelme. First sign of frogspawn in the small pond at Ewelme. Sadly a pair of dead Mallards just inside the lower end of the beds. I suspect they were killed on the road and removed from the carriageway. If you are driving past the beds or indeed beside the brook between and through Benson slow down. The ducks have other things on their mind at the moment and it is easy for them to mistake the road for the stream at the moment.