Nature Notes

The Spotted Redshank returns

Late Summer 2011

Some of the butterflies seen in 2011

Spring 2003

Autumn 2003

Birds - a list of species observed

See also: Biodiversity Survey

 

 

The Spotted Redshank returns

The famous “Nore Barn” Spotted Redshank returned to the stream on Friday October 21st
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This rare bird has now overwintered at the stream for the 8th Winter running. It usually arrives in the period October to November and departs in March.  Thanks to Brian Fellows the bird has its own website on http://www.emsworthwildlife.hampshire.org.uk and also appears on YouTube

The bird prefers feeding when the tide is fairly high, usually around 1-2 hours either side of high water. It is best seen on spring tides, when it can  come right onto the beach within a few yards of where you are standing.
   
Butterflies within Nore Barn Woods - Some of the butterflies seen in 2011

Comma


Speckled Wood


Brimstone


Orange tip


Holly Blue

 

Green veined white
   
   
   
   
May 2003 -  Plants in bloom

 

 

 

 


 


 

 

 

 
   
Violets in flower February 2003:

   
Autumn 2003  

 

 

 
   

 

 

 

Nore Barn Woods - birds observed
 

                                             

 

 

Blackbird

Long tailed tit

Blackcap

Magpie

Blue Tit

Pheasant

Bullfinch

Pied Wagtail

Chaffinch

Robin

Collared Dove

Seagull

Crow

Sparrow

Gold Crest

Sparrowhawk

Great Tit

Starling

Great Spotted Woodpecker

Thrush

Grey Wagtail

Treecreeper

Jay

Wood Pigeon

Kestrel

Wren

Kingfisher

Yellow Hammer