First Corncrake arrives!

Corncrake A , S (1)This year’s first calling corncrake was heard on the evening of 21st April 2016, in the fields south of the Dolphin Hotel. The first of many we hope. Last year there were 12 calling males.

By the morning of 25th April 4 males were calling.

A cuckoo was heard calling on the 20th April in Middlequarter.