Gloucestershire reserves

Gloucestershire reserves

Gloucestershire reserves
Do you love our nature reserves in Gloucestershire, Highnam Woods and Nagshead? Share your thoughts with the community. Or if you're thinking about visiting and would like to find out more, ask away!
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    New visitors at Nagshead

    If you visit the woods at Nagshead over the festive period, you will be sure of a big surprise thanks to art students from the Royal Forest of Dean campus of Gloucester College. The students have created six sculptures specifically for Nagshead as part...
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    Early autumn

    Things have been fairly quiet on the reserves lately, as is usual for this time of year. Our summer migrant birds are all on the move southwards and our winter visitors have not yet arrived. Lots of nature can still be found however, especially around...
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    Spring moves to summer

    It feels like spring really has flown by this year! It seems to have come and gone in a flash and now summer is upon us once again. The reserves have been very busy with breeding birds and migrants have been back in encouraging numbers. The fine weather...
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    Summer migrants arrive

    The settled weather over recent weeks has resulted in a good number of summer migrants turning up a little earlier than usual. The first Pied Flycatcher was found in the Lower Hide area at Nagshead on April 10th, followed by two singing Redstarts in Russell's...
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    Signs of spring

    Spring really doesn't feel far away now, with increasing day length and a definite warmth to the sun in sheltered spots. Snowdrops have carpeted the slope below the Pinetum at Highnam Woods for the past couple of weeks and the appearance of a Grey...
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