July has started quietly.
Water levels on the Reserve continue to drop.
Thomas' sightings from a warm and sunny day at Drakelow in the south of Derbyshire.
Nesting swifts spotted in Middleton by Wirksworth
Swift numbers down at Erewash Meadows
Little egrets and ringed plover seen at Witches Oak Water during warm weather.
Red kite sighting near Glossop
Pretty quiet on the patch during the last week but the resident pairs of Oystercatchers and Common Terns.