Possible elder budburst

Possible elder budburst

Observation - Possible elder budburst. Description: Multi-stemmed shrub, growing in a mixed hedge along a footpath. Leaves just beginning to show, reddish-green in colour, strong smelling. Is this definitely elder and is this the actual 'budburst' as required when identifying for 'Nature's Calendar'?

Multi-stemmed shrub, growing in a mixed hedge along a footpath. Leaves just beginning to show, reddish-green in colour, strong smelling. Is this definitely elder and is this the actual 'budburst' as required when identifying for 'Nature's Calendar'?