After many years of not visiting this site, I decided to to pay a visit. Birds seen were Great tit, Blue Tit, Robin, Magpie , C .crow , Goldfinch, Blackbirds , Starlings, 4 fieldfare, 18Redwings, On the reserve and fields around I was amazed at the number of plants still in bloom. These included,lots of Groundsel ,Herb Robert,. Dandelion, Daisy, Hymalayan Balsam, Clover, Shepherds Purse, Mayweed, Sow thistle, White Dead Nettle, Wild Cabbage. and lots of Bramble in bud & flower.