Category Archives: Sightings
Blackbird, Black Cap, Blue Tit, Chaffinch, Chiffchaff, Garden Warbler, Moorhen, Robin. Brimstone (1 male, 1 female), Green-veined White, Orange-tip, Peacock (2), Speckled Wood (1). Large Red Damselfly, Azure Damselfly (1). St. Mark’s Fly, Alder Fly, Lacewing. Water Vole. Also reported, … Continue reading
The Mallard has now departed after around a month on eleven eggs, and left only a few broken egg shells, so we won’t know if it was success or disaster. The Moorhens were successful, though they seem to be down … Continue reading
Birds currently on nests on the reserve include Mallard, Moorhen and Blackbird. In addition a second Blackbird pair may have a nest, a Willow Warbler was carrying nesting material into brambles, and a pair of Whitethroat are moving around together. A … Continue reading
Wildlife noted today during the Work Party included: Willow Warbler, Blue Tit, Jay, Pheasant, the Blackbird is still on its nest in the Old Pumphouse, Mallard (and nest with 11 eggs), Swallow; Small Tortiseshell, Peacock and Brimstone butterflies; a Water … Continue reading
Nikki Mahadevan recorded two Small Tortiseshell butterflies on her Butterfly Transect walk at the reserve today. That’s a 100% increase on the number of butterflies seen on last week’s transect walk!
Today’s Butterfly Transect yielded the reserve’s first butterfly sighting of the year, a single Comma, basking(?) on the ground beside the Firepit. Four Swallows, Sand Martin, two Chiffchaff, Chaffinch, Long-tailed Tit, Blue Tit, Nuthatch, Wren, and a female Blackbird sitting … Continue reading
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