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Spring Like

Monday, January 30th 2017

The weather today was noticeably warmer than the previous week, a few flies buzzed around and the honey bees in the field centre popped in and out for the mid part of the day…. very spring like!

The first thing I did was to have a walk along the Green Route to do a general inspection of the reserve.
I found this unusual morph of a Mottled Umber moth (left), in the more usual Mottled Umber morph the markings are more distinct (right).

In the afternoon we continued clearing the Sedge Warbler patch ready for the coming season. Silver birch and willow had started to encroach this area and needed to be removed.

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