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Sightings

Spring does seem to be in the air! Walking round Pony Wood I spotted a new blue tit … Read More

Speckled wood in Little wood

This speckled wood butterfly was sun-bathing on field maple leaves on the path-side edge of Little wood.

Hoverflies in the Orchard

Lovely sunny day so visited the Orchard this afternoon (23.04.2017) to enjoy the wildlife. So much buzzing about! … Read More

Butterfly

Orange tip butterflies observed in the Orchard and Paddock whilst we were volunteering yesterday

Bird Walk on Wed 5 April

Yesterday, I hosted a U3A Half-Day Birding walk around Fairfield which was attended by 16 members. On the … Read More

More butterflies

Lots of whites flying in the wetter areas of the meadows today, and this Green Veined White was … Read More

Butterflies in the Orchard

The comma (above) and (below)¬†what we think was a gatekeeper ( it was more orange than the photo … Read More

Meadow brown butterflies

Still lots of meadow brown butterflies alongside the Hay Meadow yesterday (12th July). They particularly liked the spear … Read More

Meadow brown

One of many in the hay meadow today.