Gloucestershire reserves

Gloucestershire reserves

Gloucestershire reserves
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    The birds may be quiet, but the meadows are buzzing!

    On the surface, Nagshead may seem a little on the quiet side now as many bird species have either finished breeding or are busy feeding young and the bracken does its best to hide our mammals, making them even more elusive. The great thing about Nagshead...
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    Spring?

    It is still so cold, but some things are battling through regardless. Seeing primroses in full flower as I walked around Highnam Woods yesterday brought a smile to my face, as did listening to the Ravens and the Buzzards overhead. Thanks to the families...
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    A mixed up season

    As I stood in Highnam Woods yesterday early afternoon I was very surprised to hear a Nightingale start up with a burst of song just up the nature trail a little way from the car park. A little later, further around the nature trail I heard a second bird...
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    Winter's here!

    I've just taken a wander up to Nagshead as I couldn't resist a walk in the snow having sat in the office watching it fall all morning. It was absolutely beautiful up there, and quite amazing how much snow can cling to such small branches! As...
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    Tracking in the snow

    Winter wonderland, RSPB Nagshead (Photo: Lewis Thomson) During the recent week of snow, it was brilliant to get up to Nagshead and walk the paths looking for animal tracks. I managed to find signs of Fox, Wild Boar, Fallow Deer, Grey Squirrel and a...
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