What to See



               MARCH HIGHLIGHTS


Bird Song


Listen for:


  •    The ‘drumming’ of the Greater Spotted Woodpecker.

  •    The laughing flight-call of Green Woodpeckers.

  •    Returning Chiffchaffs. The ‘chiff-chaff chiff-chaff’ song is easy to recognize!

  •    Birds singing to establish their breeding territories.



Look for:


  •     The bright yellow clumps of Wild Primrose.

  •    The single, bright yellow flowers of Coltsfoot

  •    Small Tortoiseshell, Comma & Peacock Butterflies emerging from hibernation.

  •    Toads and Newts returning to their breeding pools

  •    Wood Anemone & Violets beside Mor Brook track

  •    Insects feeding on the pollen-rich willow catkins

  •    Marsh Tit, Long Tailed Tit, Jay, Sand Martin and many other birds are around.



A gallery of photographs is on our website: www.fenr.org.uk

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