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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
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
All sorts of non-native species can get into the wood from adjacent gardens and a programme of removal was instigated. One of the largest incursions was Box Honeysuckle (Lonicera Nitida) behind one of the houses in Carbone Hill. The photos … Continue reading
In the latest location, there were no foxes or hares – but overwhelmed with squirrels. Of the 200 triggers over 7 days, 97 captured squirrels, while another 71 ‘blank’ sequences were probably squirrels that triggered the sensor but were out … Continue reading
The working party on 20th May cleared the obstruction created by contractor’s brash last winter, so it is now possible to walk again between Justice Hill and the Yellow Trail. The gap frames one of the pollarded hornbeams.
There’s a quiet spot in the wood where every year the bluebells appear before the mass in the rest of the wood.
This widely predicted storm caused plenty of work for the group, blocking many paths and leaving a good deal of clearing up which has taken up many of our recent work parties.