Weather: S force 0/1 clear sky sunny and warm later
Highlight of the morning for many was a Tree Sparrow that landed briefly near the Newton trap and then called as it flew first south and then back north the length of the island before disappearing.
The Linnets are now at the height of their breeding activity.
A male Orange Tip butterfly, quite scarce at Hilbre, flew around the paddocks in the sunshine.
Ringed : 1 Linnet [ 326-22 ]