Queens Award for Voluntary Service


During a walk around Fairfield yesterday afternoon we saw two curlews, first in Big Meadow and then in … Read More


Fraser reports seeing a hedgehog in Lower Sowerholme this morning.

Teal and thrush

Three teal on Alder Pond this morning, plus a song thrush in the Orchard. Also, I have been … Read More

Hare in the hedge

Sharp-eyed Ken spotted a brown hare this morning as we were setting up to do some hedging. It … Read More

Not many snipe now

The final flush count of the winter yielded just 16 snipe: one in the Hay Meadow, one in … Read More

A Herd of Deer?

What number constitutes a herd? Disturbed two deer in Upper Sowerholme this morning. However, by the time I … Read More

Deer and Fox

Deer and Fox!! On a quick walk round the reserve this morning, there was a fox in Lower … Read More


On Tuesday I saw a Peacock butterfly on the Fauna footpath, near the Cromwell Road end. It had … Read More


Egret feeding in the Lower Sowerholme field this morning

Winter flush count

Today was the first count of the season. And the weather seemed to recognise it! Graham, Paul and … Read More