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Greylag Geese

Wednesday, May 5th 2010

The latest chicks to hatch out at Foxglove are these beautiful Greylag Geese. All six of them were getting to grips with swimming and feeding on the lake in the sunshine.

Greylag Geese

The first Speckled Wood butterfly was seen flitting amongst the canopy of newly unfurled leaves close to the beck.

This group from Mowbray School helped out by replacing old tree tubes on young established trees with spiral protectors.

Group from Mowbray School

They also enjoyed some pond-dipping and found tadpoles, Sticklebacks and Diving Beetle larvae in the scrapes. After lunch they filled bird feeders and did some brashing up in the woodland.

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