Category Archives: Butterfly

Butterfly walk

Sunday morning we walked around the wood and the fields on the edge of the wood looking for butterflies. It wasn’t a great morning for looking, at 10am the weather was cloudy, only about 16 degrees C with a slight … Continue reading

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Big Butterfly Count 2017

Big Butterfly Count 2017. Weather: cloudy, patchy sun      19 degrees C Time: 2.20pm to 2.35pm Place: Wild flower meadow, edged with brambles and nettles, with bordering woodland. Sheltered from wind. I did the count first then took time … Continue reading

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Guest blog from Norfolk

Thanks to my Nan for writing about her recent visit to Norfolk After our recent camping trip to the Norfolk Broads Alex has once again asked us to do a guest blog. This trip during the June heatwave gave us … Continue reading

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Day 28 – mini beast hunt

Mini beasts often go unnoticed, but they are easy to find if you take the time to stop and look. Here are a few I found in about 10 minutes. The Meadow Brown is one of the most common and … Continue reading

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Walk in the woods – Day 12

The woods are now every shade of green imaginable. On a slow walk through the woods I noticed the bluebells from last month have been replaced by uncurling bracken. The trees now heavy with leaves of many shapes and sizes. … Continue reading

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If you go down to the woods today

This will be the third month I have been writing a short paragraph for my local Parish council website promoting our village woodland. The wood is owned by the Council but managed by the local community. The woodland covers 24 … Continue reading

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Sunny Autumn afternoon

The past few days have had warm sunny autumnal afternoons. After school I have been taking my camera out to see what creatures are taking advantage of this weather. The Roe deers are spending time sitting in the sun along … Continue reading

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