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Seen at Redstart’s Corner

An oak branch provides a home for funghi, lichen and moss. The bracken may be dead, but a few evergreen ferns grow on a mossy bank on Grimes Brook.

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Winter images

Following on from the Autumn images below, some more HDR images of the wood in winter.

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Autumn images

A gallery of colour-enhanced images of the wood in autumn. (For the technically minded, these have been created as HDR images from three separate exposures).

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Website update

Over the summer, I have created a new section on Trees and Shrubs in the wood. You can find it here.

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A difficult fell

Some trees just don’t want to come down easily….

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White Admiral

Captured yesterday on the Blue Trail at Brook Glade (West). Only had my pocket camera, so quality not up to usual standard!

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More images from the Trailcam

More Trailcam footage, including badgers, owls and muntjacs.

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Butterflies

The current heatwave has brought out a mass of butterflies. As well as the regular explosion of Ringlets, Meadow Browns and Whites, there are also a large number of Purple Hairstreaks, often seen as a small grey butterfly flying higher … Continue reading

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Winter work 2017/8

During winter 2017/8, woodland contractors worked on projects to diversify the wildlife habitats in the wood.  At the east end of the wood, a number of poorly grown trees each side of the track leading northwards from the metal gate … Continue reading

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Spring flowers

The first bluebell was spotted in the wood on 8th April. By the 21st, there were out right across the wood. Other small flowers can be found alongside the Brook near the swallowholes. Bluebells and Apple Blossom in Brook Glade. … Continue reading

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