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Wildwatch: July 2015 Sightings

Highlights More breeding bird evidence, and a bad hair day for a scarce bird by Tang Hall Beck.. Warmer July weather brings out more butterflies and dragonflies, plus two more new hoverflies for the reserve.. “Butterfly bush” now in full bloom, and there’s Bindweed everywhere! Weather July started off hot and sunny, with temperatures reaching […]

Posted 5 August 2015 | Categories: Wildwatch | Tags: blackcap, breeding, Bullfinch, Corn Marigold, Gatekeeper butterfly, goldcrest, Goldfinch, Hoverfly, juvenile birds, kingfisher, Knapweed, Large Skipper, Ringlet butterfly, Shieldbugs, six-spot burnet, Soapwort, Song Thrush, water vole, Yellow Rattle

Wildwatch: 18 July 2012 – The reserve is blooming!

Weather: Sunny intervals, warm, breezy Observers: Ian, Janetta, Kaye, Kaj, Tom The list of flowering plants continues to grow in length, with several species having bloomed during the past week. The seasonal growth has returned to Osbaldwick Beck, which is, in some places, almost completely obscured by vegetation. Janetta, Kaye and Tom concentrated on plants […]

Posted 20 July 2012 | Categories: Wildwatch | Tags: hazle nuts, pheasant nest, plant list, self heal, six-spot burnet, small skipper