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BBOWT – Hitchcopse Pit

BBOWT’s Nature Reserve, Hitchcopse Pit, like Dry Sandford Pit was once a quarry. I visited Dry Sandford Pit in March and had planned to go back in the autumn but we ended up at Hitchcopse pit instead. https://appletonwildlifediary.wordpress.com/2017/03/10/bbowt-dry-sandford-pit/ Hitchcopse Pit … 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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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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1st November and still sunny

After a very misty start the day ended up being around 16 degrees and really sunny. Most wildlife on my local patch seemed to be enjoying the late sunshine. The Rose gall wasp is a round ball which holds the … Continue reading

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