We took another trip south – this time for orchids finding 5 species on the steep slopes of Hartslock near Goring on
Oxfordshire over looking the River Thames managing 8 Red Kite, 4 Buzzard and a
Corn Bunting on the way down.
At least 2 Lady Orchids, 30-40 Monkey Orchids and 3 White Helleborine showing well in overcast conditions on the reserve among a few Common Twayblade and Common Spotted Orchids. Another 6 Red Kite seen plus Green Woodpecker and 2 Raven. Two Small Heath butterfly's showed briefly.