A fully grown Cuckoo, with long tail, able to fly strongly, but still making begging noises and being fed by attendant Meadow Pipit. This is an early date - the previous earliest date was 20th July 1979.
In addition, a pair of Stonechats, single juvenile Ring Ouzel, single juvenile Wheatear and a flock of about a dozen adult and juvenile Linnets feeding on sorrel seed.
Further images -
|Sand Martins on wire|