Tree Tubes and Butterflies

Tuesday, April 15th 2014

Eighteen volunteers turned out in glorious weather to help us check and weed the many tree tubes around the reserve. The large team worked hard and by the end of the day several hundred had been checked.

John also completed the first butterfly survey of the year recording three Small Tortoiseshells and sixteen Peacocks. Last year the surveys were not started until mid-May because of the weather conditions. This Peacock was seen sunning itself on the grass near the Field Centre.

Thank you all for your help today!


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