Look for: Orchids in the meadows & sandy areas include: –
Pyramidal, Bee and Southern & Common Marsh Orchids
Butterflies on the wing include: the scarce Brown Argus, Speckled Wood, Large Skipper & Meadow Brown
Juvenile Toads & Newts in the pools (legally protected)
Damselflies abound in June & include – Azure, Common Blue, Blue Tailed, White Legged, Emerald, Large Red, Banded & Beautiful Demoiselles
Dragonflies are numerous, including – Emperor, Four Spotted Chasers, Broad-bodied Chasers & Common Darters
Slow Worms beneath the black survey boards
The emerging flower heads of our numerous Teasels
Listen for: The laughing flight-call of Green Woodpeckers
Sit quietly by the woodland edge and listen for willow warbler, chiffchaff, blackcap etc.
The morning & dusk Bird Chorus – a bird song app such
as ‘BirdUp’ will help to identify the singers.
A gallery of photographs is on our web site www.fenr.org.uk