Over 100 Brown Hairstreak butterfly eggs spotted by RSPB rangers at RSPB Pulborough Brooks last Wednesday
In the blackthorn bushes on the way to Nettley's hide at the RSPB reserve, the rangers had most helpfully tied pieces of string near the tiny eggs. I had never spotted one before, so this was a most pleasing action by the rangers: very many thanks.
Over 100 eggs were counted this day compared to some 60 the previous year according to one RSPB ranger.
Lots of pintails, shovelers, wigeon, godwits and teal to see.