Monthly Archives for July 2012

Rescued Mallard Release

On the 21st July 2012 eight mallard fledglings were released into the marina. They had been rescued as small ducklings when they were only about two days old. Their mother had been killed when trying to cross them over the … Continue reading

27. July 2012 by Jules
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Butterfly Report 2012

The poor weather meant the Marina’s Butterfly population suffered badly with far fewer species in evidence compared with 2011. We did a ‘Butterfly Walk’ on the 25th of July and other sightings were as and when.      

25. July 2012 by Voyager
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Moth Report 2012

Moth Report 2012 (compiled by Michael Williams; photographs by Rose Williams) Due to the awful weather only two moth trapping sessions were achieved this year on 21st July and 8th September, both using a Robinson type moth trap. Each session … Continue reading

12. July 2012 by Voyager
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Butterfly Drift Infill

A number of the plants from the creation of the Butterfly Drift had failed and so a group of volunteers got together with Jules when David Boddy said he was bringing down replacements he had grown from seed. Because the … Continue reading

05. July 2012 by Jo
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Dragon and Damselflies

“Dragonflies are marvels of aerodynamic engineering. The adult beats its two sets of wings out of phase and can control both frequency and amplitude. The angle of the two sets can be controlled independently, allowing for some astonishing aerial manoeuvres, … Continue reading

05. July 2012 by Jo
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