Flowers around the reserve

Sunday, August 2nd 2009

Despite the early heavy rain the day has been warm but overcast. Even so there have still been visitors here enjoying a walk and finding things to see.

Heather

The heathland is gradually turning purple as the tiny heather flowers open up. Along the verges through the reserve there are purple swathes of Betony and patches of Hedge Parsley with their pink-tinged white flowers. Angelica is opening up with large heads of creamy white and through it all the Tormentil, which started to flower early in May is still going strong.

The 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers seen yesterday were once again sparring in the back garden over the peanut feeders.


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