First Orange Tip butterflies of the year

Sunday, April 5th 2009

Yesterday the hedgelines to be restored on the middle moor were marked out by a contractor. We were advised that the work will start on 14 April the same day that work starts on the new hide.

Orange Tip butterflies were seen on the reserve for the first time this year by Kevin.

Pruning of the CES net rides continued and as the leaves began to form many of the path edges were trimmed back to improve the access. The progressive transformation of the reserve into summer plumage was apparent everywhere!


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