3-1 Neil Hulme, Southwater Woods, W Sussex
5-1 Ken Willmott, Bookham Common, Surrey
7-1 Matthew Oates or Tony Baines, Alice Holt, Hants
8-1 Wendy Campbell, Piddington Wood, Oxon
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However, the cool May has prevented the all-time record being broken. This remains 'Beginning of June' in the New Forest 1893, followed by 10th June 1893, West Woods, Marlborough, Wilts - unless anyone has uncovered any earlier records?
Meanwhile, Brother Douglas photographed the following outrage in a Northamptonshire wood. We're not certain that the large green larva is iris, but as a precaution we recommend that All Great Splatted Woodpeckers Be Exterminated at once. My cat has been briefed.