Dove Stone

Dove Stone

Dove Stone
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Latest blog posts
  • Sightings at Binn Green - Friday 29 January

    The lone Reed Bunting must like Binn Green because he's still around. Additionally there were Jays, chaffinch, goldfinch, blue tits, coal tits, great tits, blackbirds, robin, siskin and a mistle thrush. There have been reports this week of 3 pairs...
  • Sightings at Binn Green

    A wet and windy day meant low numbers of birds and people today. The usual visitors at Binn Green included blackbird, robin, dunnock, blue tit, coal tit, great tit, chaffinch, greenfinch, goldfinch, brambling, tree creeper, great spotted woodpecker...
  • Sphagnum Moss Reintroduction - a new WREN funded project at Dove Stone

    Having now been in the post of Sphagnum Recovery Officer at Dove Stone Reserve in the Peak District for a few weeks, it was about time I stopped wandering around the reserve in a world of Sphagnum, crawl out of the bog to introduced myself and the work...
  • Night of the Antler Moth and other Diversity Updates

    While many of the moorland birds, such as dunlin, golden plover and curlews have now left the hills, there is still plenty of diversity to be found around Dove Stone at the moment - and there are a number of new species for the site being discovered....
  • Miners dig holes at Dove Stone!

    While walking along the main path round Dove Stone the other day we came across hundreds of small bees flying in and out of little holes in the bank. These turned out to be a type of mining bee, Common Colletes, (Latin name Colletes succinctus , which...
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