Other OP Wildlife Springing into Action

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First Peacock Butterfly (Aglais io) of the year, on the south facing bank parallel to A14

Adult Peacocks fly July to September, this one will have come out of hibernation. To find out more see UK Butterflies page: Peacock

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Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) poking its head out of a Schwegler nest box, Chieftain Way

There is a lot of action around the nest boxes at the moment as the adult males and females come and go bringing food and leaving to fetch more for the chicks. I’ve had five or so at a time in the garden fighting over food. To find out more see the British Garden Birds page: Starling.

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