Dove Stone

Dove Stone

Dove Stone
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Latest blog posts
  • Dove Stone Weekly Update

    Stonechat , Brambling , Jay s and Grouse seen daily from the new Celebration Wood near Ashway Gap. If you'd like more info about the wood and how to get involved please call Jacqui on 01457 819885. Binn Green feeders full of Greenfinches, Goldfinches...
  • Latest sightings at Dove Stone

    Lots of activity at the Binn Green feeders with a Nuthatch, Tree Creeper, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Goldfinches, lots of Chaffinches, Blue, Great & Coal Tits, and a lone Brambling and Siskin. This week has seen the return of Greenfinches too. On...
  • Reindeer Moss Returns to Dove Stone Bogs in time for Christmas!

    Most of the information and photos in this blog come from knowledgeable RSPB volunteer and local naturalist Ken Gartside...thanks Ken! Good news - a lichen called 'reindeer moss' (work that one out!) has returned to the peat bogs above Dove...
  • We'd like to hear your views on proposed visitor centre!

    It’s an exciting time at Dove Stone, as a public consultation on proposals for a small visitor centre is set to begin this month. Feedback from thousands of people responding to our consultations and surveys over the last five years has highlighted...
  • Rare Butterfly doing well at Dove Stone

    The Green Hairstreak, a rare and declining upland butterfly and Bilberry specialist, may be increasing at Dove Stone because of RSPB and United Utilities' management over the past few years! Converting the woodlands from conifer to broadleaved...
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