Monthly Archives for July 2012
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
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.
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
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