On 21st July 2021, I visited Dene Park, Tonbridge, Kent, to see if I could find a Purple Emperor Apatura iris. As I waited in hot sunshine, I was pleased to see a Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata fly out from the trees and perch. Over the short period that I watched, a second bird appeared and both were observed actively catching flies and repeatedly returning to the top of a de


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