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  • Confiding crossbill

    Although our visiting two-barred crossbill has been only been present intermittently around the Binn Green view point, there has been some singing heard from him in the last few days, and he does appear to be getting tamer. The call is quite an obviously...
  • Crossbills are back at Binn Green - including a rare Scandinavian

    A week last Sunday crossbills were spotted for the first time this year at Binn Green, by Dove Stone's stalwart Sunday volunteer John Parker. One of the 8 or 9 birds looked different - and Dove Stone had its first rare bird find! It is a male Two...
  • Lichen – not just a pretty colour!

    The information for this blog was provided by Ken Gartside – a local naturalist and regular Dove Stone volunteer. You may not always think about it, but when you look lichens are all around us – a colourful growth on trees, buildings, rocks...
  • Frogs a-croaking, strange fungi, bat boxes and other Dove Stone news

    Lots of Spring activity at Dove Stone this week... Great spotted woodpeckers carrying nesting materials, as sure sign Spring is on the way, seen at Binn Green, along with 30+ siskins , a redpoll and the usual colourful chaffinches and tits. Meadow...
  • Stonechat, Meadow Pipit, Curlew....and Pintail!

    Spring arrivals are definitely making an appearance now, as well as a few unusual visitors passing through...so a quick update of what's been seen at Dove Stone over the last week or so, starting with today and a beautiful Stonechat male and female...
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