Fowlmere

Fowlmere

Fowlmere
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Latest blog posts
  • Slow arrivals

    This weather seems to be holding the migrants back. There are a few chiffchaffs singing bravely and I saw 4 sand martins beating their way across the reserve on Sunday 29th, but that's about it. Usually I would have seen my first blackcaps and swallows...
  • Potholes on Tuesday

    I've just been told that work will start on the drive and car park tomorrow (Tuesday). This is the first stage - filling potholes and leveling - so people should still be able to drive in and out most of the time. I will post the date of the second...
  • Dartford warbler!!!

    The cold wind has suppressed much of the bird song over the last couple of days, with one notable exception - yesterday afternoon a couple of visitors heard an unfamiliar song, and then found themselves looking at a male Dartford warbler! If their report...
  • A smoother ride

    As is normal during the winter, the potholes on the approach to our car park have gradually got worse, so here's some good news - work will start on repairs next week. At the moment I can't be more specific regarding the date or the extent of...
  • Spring has sprung!

    Some people will disagree, but it has by my personal criteria - I heard the first chiffchaff singing on the reserve yesterday. In fact, we seem to have had one overwintering, but this is just the right time for a migrant to arrive, so that's how I'm...
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