Monthly Archives: April 2017

Where The Cold Wind Blows

Saturday 22nd April I spent all Friday afternoon cursing the cloud cover, and, despite checking four locations, only managed to see two Large Red – a female at Troublefield and a fresh riser on Town Common. Today I cursed the … Continue reading

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Trailblazing

Tuesday 18th April The over-seers of Bramshill usually do a fantastic job with sympathetic management for wildlife – especially dragonflies. The setting up of small, shallow ponds throughout the reserve and there is evidence of shallow scrapes to attract specialist … Continue reading

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A Guide to Bramshill Plantation

One of the more popular sections of the website is the ‘Where To See’ section which hasn’t been added to for a while – until now! Although on some levels I’d rather keep it to myself after three years of … Continue reading

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A Perfect Sunday

Sunday April 9th The unexpected and thoroughly-appreciated week of high pressure ended with the perfect weekend, and I hope you all took advantage. We certainly did, although we waited until Sunday – partly because I struck lucky on Friday but mostly because … Continue reading

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Now We’re Off…

It can sometimes be an unpleasant feeling at the start of the season when the mind & body wants to get stuck in looking for the season’s first emergers. Social Media is partly to blame for jumping the gun, and the weather forecast … Continue reading

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Gently Does It…

Firstly a big hello to everyone and good luck for the new season. I’ve a feeling it’s going to be a good one. Now you might be thinking by writing a blog post I’ve just bagged my first Large Red, … Continue reading

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