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Roe Deer and new visitors

Tuesday, April 14th 2009

This photo of a Roe Deer was taken today by Elizabeth and shows the antlers clearly in velvet.

Roe Deer

Tom, Paul, Dick, Sue and Ray were busy from early this morning ringing birds. Many species were ringed including Wren, Siskin and Brambling.

The sunny weather combined with the excellent article in the Sunday Telegraph attracted many new visitors today. We hope that they enjoyed their visit and will be inspired to come back again and again!

The Golden Saxifrage and Wood Sorrel that continue to flower along the discovery trail have now been joined by Germander Speedwell. Wood Anemone were spotted on the Moor! The recently cleared island in the lake has several clusters of Celandine too which add a nice splash of colour.

Thank you to Elizabeth (and Tolly) for helping out today.


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