Dove Stone

Dove Stone

Dove Stone
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Latest blog posts
  • Spreading the Moss - A slow start....but snow, wind and rain won't stop these volunteers!

    The snow that fell during the second week of January was certainly badly timed in terms of getting any practical Sphagnum planting done, but in terms of timing (happening a week after the project launch) gave me a chance to introduce the new volunteers...
  • Sightings at Binn Green - Friday 5 February

    The brambling was back today in amongst about 20 chaffinch together with the now resident reed bunting (hope I've not tempted fate). Other visitors included a jay, male bullfinch, siskin, greenfinch, goldfinch, blackbird, blue tit, coal tit, great...
  • 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...
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