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Wednesday, September 1st 2021

Gerry received a phone call to head to Tesco to collect a bag of bird seed that we had won!  Katie had seen the competition advertised and entered Foxglove.  Thank you very much Tesco.  The seed will be used in the back garden so visitors can see the variety of birds that feed there. 

Birds to watch out for include Nuthatch, Robin and Goldfinch.  Coal Tits are also returning to the reserve from their breeding grounds in the local conifer plantations.

More good news.  Many thanks to Moto Hospitality for their grant of £150 to purchase some tools to assist the volunteers in their many varied tasks around the reserve, including keeping the paths and boardwalks in good order. 


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The Friends of Foxglove Covert is for those individuals, families and organisations who would like to support the reserve through an annual membership subscription. Friends receive a regular newsletter and invitations to attend our various activities and social events.

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Pumpkin Trail

Saturday 23rd October 2021 | 10.00am - 3.00pm

Come to the reserve half term 23rd - 31st October and enjoy the autumn colours on the red route (Easy Access Trail) and search for the pumpkin clues along the way. Test your knowledge of the creatures associated with Halloween by answering the fun quiz which is available from the visitor centre for only 50p.

No need to book, come and enjoy some fresh air with your family bubble. Don't forget your wellies and a pencil!



Owl Pellet Discovery

Sunday 24th October 2021 | 11.00am start

Come and find out what the owls at Foxglove Covert have been eating by examining owl pellet contents.

Recommended for ages 7 years upwards. 

Booking is essential as places are limited.

Suggested minimum donation of £3.00 per person. Please donate in advance to secure a place.

This event is free for Volunteers and Friends of the reserve.



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