Lakeland Life

Friday, July 12th 2013

The lake is healing well after being re-profiled in 2010. As more and more vegetation appears so do the birds associated with this habitat.

Lake

Tufted duck have bred here for the first time in a number of years and the young chicks can be seen following their parents about daily.

Tufties

Pied Wagtail often breed close to water. The lakeshore is the perfect place for this fast running bird to see and catch insects.

PiedWagtail

The Grey Wagtail put in several appearances here this week too. It is clear from this picture that the newly planted reeds are growing well.

YellowWagtail

Thank you to Neil and Elizabeth for the photos. A reminder that preparations are well underway for the Bioblitz on the 20th and 21st July. See the events section for details. If you can help out in any way please get in touch with Adam or Sophie. Raffle tickets are now on sale in the Field Centre for the Bioblitz raffle. Prizes include the following:

A Handmade quilt, Saks voucher (for a cut and finish), A hamper of ice cream from R&R Ice Cream Ltd, A hamper from the Angel's Share bakery, Wagg dog food, a family pond-dipping session, Black Sheep Brewery T-shirts, A £10 LIDL voucher, egg cups from Lakeland Ltd and a bottle of Cava! Tickets cost £1 each and the winning tickets will be drawn at 3.00pm on Sunday 21st July.


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