What to See

June Highlights


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, includingEmperor, 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

Cuckoos calling.

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