Queens Award for Voluntary Service

Great Spotted Woodpecker Nest in Pony Wood

Spoke to a gentleman who had been visiting for the last week to observe the nest of a Great Spotted Woodpecker.  As we watched a red head poked out of a hole in a tree and started loudly shouting …

Bird Reports: 27 February 2024

On a walk round on Tuesday 27 there was a redpoll by the path from the canal to Pony Wood. Also a list of sightings from the board.

Scarlet Elfcups in Pony Wood

These Scarlet Elfcups on a fallen tree trunk in Pony Wood were visible from the Path.

A Wide Variety of Birds

These birds were recorded on the reserve by Rachel Malloch on 17 February.

Roe Doe in Pony Wood

Roe Doe seen in Pony Wood on Sunday 20 August. She seemed to be alone and feeding initially … Read More

Broad-Bodied Chaser dragonfly

This female broad-bodied chaser dragonfly was sunning itself in Pony Wood yesterday. Despite the damage to its wing, … Read More

Recent Sightings

This great spotted woodpecker was hopping around the branches in Pony Wood collecting insects. This hare was in … Read More


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