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by lydia rose
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: YVP a.m
Replies: 0
Views: 59

YVP a.m

Small Lodge- 6 mallard
Top Lodge-Pr.Swan, 1 moorhen

Channel between 'deer carving' & weir area- Kingfisher,Grey Wagtail

Big Lodge- Pr Swan + 3 juv,2 tufted ducks,c45 mallard,8 coots, 1 moorhen, 2 adult Gt.C. Grebe(but no youngsters)
by lydia rose
Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: House Martins
Replies: 1
Views: 68

House Martins

Very vocal young still being fed at one of the four nests occupied this year. Probably second brood but maybe a third? The other 3 nests have ceased being occupied ,having ,as far as I can tell, raised their broods and flown a few weeks ago.
by lydia rose
Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Mammals
Replies: 23
Views: 1107

Re: Mammals

Hedge hog seen in garden last night. food & water provided nightly always taken.Droppings sometimes noted.
by lydia rose
Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Brinscall Railway Park and Withnell LNR
Replies: 0
Views: 74

Brinscall Railway Park and Withnell LNR

2.30-4.00 Ragwort,Gt.willowherb,meadow vetchling,black knapweed,red clover,white clover,bush vetch,dandelion,hogweed,meadow buttercup,red bartsia,silverweed,herb robert,h.balsam,lesser spearwort,purple loosestrife(abundant),meadow sweet,bd.lvd.willowherb,montbretia,yellow loosestrife,self heal,hedge...
by lydia rose
Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Dob Brow pastures(aka Yarrow Valley Meadows)
Replies: 0
Views: 73

Dob Brow pastures(aka Yarrow Valley Meadows)

10.45-11.30 In Flower-knot grass,redshank,bistort,water pepper, Devil's Bit Scabious,Black Knapweed,H.Balsam,Creeping thistle,Meadow vetchling,meadow buttercup,hogweed,pineapple mayweed,ribwort and greater plantains,ragwort,red bartsia,great willowherb,red clover,birdsfoot trefoil Cormorant on river...
by lydia rose
Wed Sep 04, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Plock Wood/LBMead/YVP
Replies: 0
Views: 63

Plock Wood/LBMead/YVP

In Flower-greater plantain,daisy,great willow herb,herb robert,red campion,h.balsam,red clover,hogweed,bush vetch,angelica,convolvulus bindweed,st.John'swort,black knapweed,meadow vetchling,red bartsia,creeping thistle,purple loosestrife,bistort,marsh woundwort,tufted vetch,meadow buttercup,ragwort,...
by lydia rose
Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: YVP 9-10am
Replies: 1
Views: 131

YVP 9-10am

Small lodge-12 mallard,moorhen + 3 juv Big Lodge-mallard c.40,B'Hd gull(just 1!),mute swans 2ad+3juv, 2great.cr.Grebe + 3 juv,4 coots,2 moorhen,1 tufted duck Top lodge-0 Weir-2 grey wagtail other birds-2 wrens,robin,gt.tit,w.pigeons,2 nuthatch In flower-black knapweed,herb robert,hemp agrinomy,bitte...
by lydia rose
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Bioblitz 24/8/19
Replies: 9
Views: 264

Re: Bioblitz 24/8/19

A start on plants ( others have more extensive lists) In flower-H.balsam,daisy,dandelion,greater plantain,enchanters nightshade,broad leaved willowherb,red campion,angelica,hogweed,upright hedge parsley,herb robert, garlic mustard,white deadnettle,bittersweet,stinging nettle,creeping buttercup,oxeye...
by lydia rose
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Well Ln. & Moors
Replies: 0
Views: 88

Well Ln. & Moors

Brinscall Well Lane & Moors to 'Joe's Cup' 11.45-2.15 Well Ln.-herb robert,foxglove,nipplewort,broad lvd willowherb,bramble,angelica,creeping buttercup,wood avens,tufted vetch,prickly sow thistle,hogweed,red bartsia,red clover,hawksbeard,calluna heather,white clover,great willowherb,enchanters night...
by lydia rose
Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: garden sparrow hawk
Replies: 2
Views: 149

garden sparrow hawk

2.30 Male sparrow hawk flew across garden and perched on fence for few minutes until arrival of 2 magpies one of which edged towards it along fence
by lydia rose
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: garden birds
Replies: 0
Views: 142

garden birds

3 noisy goldfinch fledglings begging by feeder.Also still nestlings being fed in one of house martin nests on front of house and house sparrows under tiles at back.
by lydia rose
Sun Aug 04, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Mammals
Replies: 23
Views: 1107

Re: Mammals

Cat-proof hedgehog feeding station made out of various brieze blocks ,bricks & ex rockery rocks with u-shaped entrance and a couple of heavy bricks weighing down the removable board roof to get the food in. Won't exclude rodents or a determined fox.
by lydia rose
Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Mammals
Replies: 23
Views: 1107

Re: Mammals

Hedgehog seen several times in garden just after dark throughout July and food put out in catproof feeding station gone by almost every morning.
by lydia rose
Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: YVP 10.30-11 am.
Replies: 0
Views: 91

YVP 10.30-11 am.

A Common tern circled big lodge a few times at 10.30 but had gone 10 mins. later

4 cygnets still present but only 3 G.C.Grebe young now.

Buzzard over

plenty common blue/azure damsel flies along big lodge
by lydia rose
Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Swifts.
Replies: 2
Views: 296

Re: Swifts.

30-40 swifts high above Moor Rd briefly 25 minutes ago. Then dispersed generally in NW direction (towards Common Bank?)

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