The cowslips, violets and grape hyacinths will be flowering in the grass. The cranes will be flying overhead.
The lovely and unusual Snakeshead Fritillary Fritillaria meleagris will be flowering in the Vienne, Indre and Claise Valleys. I predict a good year for this rare flower, as they like the wet conditions we've been having. Check out a water meadow, bocage or ditch near you.
The Green Frogs will probably start mating early, since temperatures have been mild. Check out your ditches and ponds.
Male European Orchard Bees will emerge and stake out likely looking nest holes hoping to mate with females the moment they hatch. This one is on our back door.