Really Observant?

Monday, December 24th 2018

When we walk around Foxglove we keep our eyes open ready to spot anything new or different, small, tiny or large.  We pride ourselves on finding 'things'!  They do say that pride comes before a fall, well we have fallen!

Walking along Risedale Beck we glanced over to the other side of the beck and there as large as life was a Hart's Tongue Fern.  Judging by its size it has been growing there for some time.  This was the first time we had seen it!  It is only the third plant of this species found on the reserve.  We should look for more I suspect.

 

 

There are still berries on the Holly in the hedgrerows across the moor.

Although the day was dry there were still water droplets hanging around.

We wish all our readers a very Merry Christmas.


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