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Saw a reed bunting on the lane on Sunday - what on earth was that doing there? And no, it wasn’t a male house sparrow, there were plenty of those as well.

Further signs of spring on a walk in the Ribble Valley about 30 miles north today: 7 spot ladybirds, small tortoiseshell butterflies and loads of frogspawn. None of these seen in Springhill this year yet.