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by lindsay
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Brockholes Nature Reserve
Topic: various
Replies: 0
Views: 16

various

Otter seen on the reserve twice in the last week, Wood Warbler seen today in Boilton Wood, not a common sighting on the reserve. Larva of White-letter and Purple Hairstreak seen giving confirmation that both species actually do breed on site and several new bee and hoverfly species recorded this Spr...
by lindsay
Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Brockholes Nature Reserve
Topic: Gargany
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Re: Garganey

Still present on Meadow Lane
by lindsay
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Brockholes Nature Reserve
Topic: Gargany
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Gargany

There has been a male Gargany on Meadow lake for the past few days. Usually seen beneath the osprey pole
by lindsay
Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: hedgehog
Replies: 0
Views: 91

hedgehog

One in my back garden tonight
by lindsay
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Little Owl
Replies: 0
Views: 136

Little Owl

Just heard a Little Owl flying above my house in Withnell!
by lindsay
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Brockholes Nature Reserve
Topic: marsh tit
Replies: 0
Views: 93

marsh tit

Definate confirmation of a marsh tit in Boilton wood. 2 bitterns confirmed and eggs of white letter hairstreak and purple hairstreak butterflies found. An exciting week on the reserve!
by lindsay
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Brockholes Nature Reserve
Topic: Bittern
Replies: 3
Views: 251

Re: Bittern

Bittern or rather Bitterns showing well today both on Meadow Lake and No 1 Pit
by lindsay
Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Brockholes Nature Reserve
Topic: Bittern
Replies: 3
Views: 251

Re: Bittern

Showing well to the left of the Osprey pole, viewed from the 2nd passing place on the entrance road today.
by lindsay
Fri Jan 25, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Brockholes Nature Reserve
Topic: Bittern
Replies: 3
Views: 251

Re: Bittern

Still showing regularly in different parts of the reserve ??? 2
by lindsay
Sun Jan 06, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Brockholes Nature Reserve
Topic: Bittern
Replies: 3
Views: 251

Bittern

One showing well from the Visitor Village on Meadow Lake this morning
by lindsay
Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Bramblings
Replies: 8
Views: 640

Re: Bramblings

Ive put some out. Watch this space!
by lindsay
Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Bramblings
Replies: 8
Views: 640

Re: Bramblings

Thanks Phil. A friend of mine lives not so far away from you, I will tell her to keep her eyes peeled, meanwhile I will try your nyger trick and see if I can tempt any to Withnell. I love seeing Bramblings but have never seen any locally.
by lindsay
Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Bramblings
Replies: 8
Views: 640

Re: Bramblings

Whereabouts in the area are you seeing these Phil?
by lindsay
Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Roe Deer
Replies: 0
Views: 137

Roe Deer

3 females seen at 11.30 am in the school field at the bottom of Monks Drive Withnell today. It is the 3rd time in as many weeks as I have seen deer in the village, twice in the field.
by lindsay
Sun Dec 16, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Brockholes Nature Reserve
Topic: Murmuration
Replies: 0
Views: 148

Murmuration

There have been some wonderful Starling murmurations over the past few weeks. Tonights was spectacular with c30.000 birds.

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