The birds that we still see and hear such as Swifts, Swallows and House Martins are feeding mainly on the wing. Their presence felt as a fleeting momentary flash pass by in the corner of the eye. When flying ants emerge from their underground nests later this month there will be a huge orgy by all migratory birds in preparation for the long flight back to their wintering grounds.
Cornflower annuals are most prominent in the fields and meadows this month. Including Corn Marigold, Corn Cockle, Cornflower, Corn Chamomile.
We are approaching the peak time for butterfly and bee spotting as caterpillars emerge from their chrysalis and worker bees emerge from their nests.