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Summer?

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

The sun is shining, there are young birds everywhere, dragonflies and butterflies are on the wildflowers. It's a perfect day for a visit!

High Tide: 15:12, 9.2m

Opening times:
10am - 5pm every day except Christmas Day

Around the reserve:

Wildflowers
Cuckoo Flower
Dog Violet
Bluebell
Red Campion
Marsh Marigold
Lesser Celandine
Greater Stitchwort
Bluebells
Ramsons
Hawthorn
Northern Marsh Orchid

Insects
Peacock Butterfly
Red Admiral Butterfly
Orange-tip Butterfly
Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly
Green-veined White Butterfly
Large White Butterfly
Small White Butterfly
Hawthorn Shieldbug
Buff tailed Bumblebee
White tailed Bumblebee
7-spot Ladybird
11-spot Ladybird
Large Red Damselfly
Blue-tailed Damselfly
Azure Damselfly
Common Blue Damselfly

Mammals
Badger
Fox
Otter
Brown Hare
Mole
Wood Mouse
Bank Vole
Field Vole
Weasel
Stoat
Pipistrelle Bat

Whooper Pond
Mallard 5
Mute Swan 4
Canada Goose 1
Grey Heron 1

Folly Pond
Mallard 4
Gadwall 1
Teal 2
Moorhen 2
Grey Heron 1
Lapwing 6

Teal Pond
Mute Swan 1 nesting
Moorhen 2
Swallows nesting

Avenue Tower
Mallard
Wigeon
Gadwall
Oystercatcher now with chicks
Mute Swan with cygnets
Black-headed Gull - nesting
Lapwing with chicks
Longhorn Cattle 2

Saltcot Merse Observatory
Marsh Harrier
Buzzard
Mute Swan
Shelduck
Lapwing
Oystercatcher
Curlew
Little Egret
Linnet
Hebridean Sheep 12

Avenues & Feeders
(notable species)
Willow Warbler
Chiffchaff
Sedge Warbler
Blackcap
Garden Warbler
Reed Bunting
Sparrowhawk
Great Tit
Blue Tit
Robin
Blackbird
Chaffinch
Long-tailed Tit
Goldfinch
Greenfinch
House Sparrow
Tree Sparrow
Song Thrush
Great-spotted Woodpecker

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