Walking group listening attentively to MK-L
Led by Michael Keith-Lucas in outstanding summer weather – in mid Spring!!, a large group consisted of MK-L, Susan T, 19 visitors and 2 additional RDHNS ‘observers’, Colin and Fred., 23 in total.
The weather was warm and dry with a clear sky.
The plant life is already [...]
The weather was ideal on Sunday 17th April, when Michael Keith-Lucas led a field trip at the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust’s Warburg Reserve at Bix. As the party left the car park, Michael pointed out nettles amongst the Dog’s-mercury at the side of the track, marking phosphate-enriched soil from horse droppings, from a [...]
The Friday natural history walks resumed on 11thFebruary. This year they start at 10.30 a.m. Over the 2010 season the average number walking was 9, with larger numbers walking at the ends of the season, for instance 14 at the end of October. Numbers have been smaller so far in 2011.
It was a splendid autumn for [...]
Renee Grayer led twenty members on a gentle, peaceful stroll through the Wilderness and around Whiteknights Lake and most of the party continued into the Harris Garden. The weather was fine and warm, birds were singing, including chiffchaffs and blackcaps. A mother mallard anxiously protected her 15 tiny ducklings on the lake and a pair [...]
Tony Rayner seems to have been having amazing success with his slow-worms over at Cholsey, if his most recent transect is anything to go by. On the walk around the edge of his meadow last week, and under tin sheets that he has laid out to attract reptiles, he found a grand total of 99 [...]