It’s amazing the difference a few days can make when looking for plants.
Blog: By Topic
Always expected the unexpected is a good frame of mind to be in.
A family of Whitethroats were busy scolding me.
I recorded my first Emperor Dragonfly for the reserve.
Magpie and blackcap, and single stock dove, willow tit, mistle thrush,
ID by Derbyshire Wildlife Trust - Silver ground carpet
Jackdaw, goldfinch, woodpigeon, swift and swallow.
As to be expected at this time of year the Reserve was very quiet.
Recent reports are of badger (twice in broad daylight), field mouse and several rabbit kits are now above ground.
It looked healthy and agile.