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Latest blog posts
  • At last, a great image of the lesser spott!

    I've been waiting for a good picture of our lesser spotted- woodpecker, and now I've got one! Ray Valpier took this brilliant shot, so a very big thanks to him. The first cuckoo of the year was calling here this morning - exactly the same date...
  • More migrants arrive

    Spring migrants are certainly on the move now. We've seen two male ring ouzels on the slopes over at Sandy Heath Quarry today along with a cracking male wheatear, and as soon as you get out of your car at the reserve you'll hear willow warblers...
  • Lesser spotted woodpecker and new spring arrivals

    Although it can be a frustrating search for many - the lesser spotted woodpecker is still around and the lucky few ( including me this morning! ) have had views of it working through the birches, mainly in the area to the W of the pylons at the bottom...
  • The Lodge wind turbine - News on construction

    Its been a while since we posted on here about The Lodge wind turbine as we have been waiting to get a better idea of the construction timetable. A clearer picture is starting to emerge and it looks like the turbine will be erected around November this...
  • Rhodedendrons at The Lodge

    Although this spectacular plant has had something of a bad press in recent years, it still looks stunning and now is the best time to see it flowering around The Lodge gardens. Nick Aikman, one of The Lodge gardeners took these pictures during the week...
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