Jun 302019
 
Group Trip to Lullingstone Country Park

For many of those that joined us for this morning visit to Lullingstone Country Park, the highlight was our visit to the Orchid Bank on the golf course. By the time we reached the bank the sun was shining and lots of butterflies could be seen. The star species was probably the Dark-green fritillary which, […]

 Posted by on 30 June 2019 at 2:24 pm
Jun 132019
 
Thursley common trip report

The group met up at Thursley common on Sunday, which was the best day of the week weather wise.  Thursley common National Nature Reserve is the largest and most important heathland area in Surrey.  It has a mosaic of open dry heathland, peat bogs, ponds, and pine and deciduous woodlands. As such it holds a […]

Jun 022019
 
Group Trip to RSPB Cliffe Pools Reserve

Last Tuesday the group visited the RSPB reserve at Cliffe Pools. We were greeted in the car part by a nightingale in full song – a rather good start to the day. The breeding colony of black – headed gulls on the islands was very impressive (and noisy!) with about 2000 pairs. Keen gull watchers […]

 Posted by on 2 June 2019 at 11:08 pm