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Empty Again!

Saturday, March 12th 2011

As you can see from the picture below the lake is once again empty of water! 

Empty lake

You can see the bank profiling from this angle.  Adjacent to the digger the bank has a shallow slope so that marginal plants can colonise easily whilst on the opposite bank the profile is more sheer.  This area will be more suitable for Water Voles to burrow into or Kingfishers to nest in.

On the rest of the reserve spring continues to march forward.  Bird Cherry is one of the first trees to break into leaf as this photo shows.  The bright, fresh green is jewel-like after all the browns and greys of winter.

Emerging leaves of Bird Cherry


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