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We appreciate that many visitors to the Great Wood Local Nature Reserve come not only to enjoy the wood and the walk, but also to exercise their dogs. Bye-law 9 of the Great Wood requires owners or those responsible to … Continue reading
Dee Cullen sent in this fascinating photograph of Purple Hairstreak eggs on oak buds, taken back on 18th March.
As always, click on photos for a larger view. More photos are on our Facebook page Alongside Cuffley Brook in the NE corner of the wood, look out for: We also find ‘domestic escapes’ along the south of the wood, … Continue reading
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.
Following on from the Autumn images below, some more HDR images of the wood in winter.
Some trees just don’t want to come down easily….
Captured yesterday on the Blue Trail at Brook Glade (West). Only had my pocket camera, so quality not up to usual standard!
More Trailcam footage, including badgers, owls and muntjacs.
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