Category: I Love Arnside & Silverdale

Diary Post for Thursday 13th February 2020

“Signalling Love”Pecker, not one but two doth drum and prod and peck those rotted trunks.Belated echo from this side to that side and back with just the lane between,Whilst Nuthatch calls fast whip, whip, whip, but never so fast as pecker pecks.Bordere…

PRIMULA Vulgaris and P. Veris (PRIMROSE AND COWSLIP) ON Hutton Roof.

Some recent Blogs with quick links:- Primula vulgaris and Primula veris (Primrose and Cowslip)StarlingsA Beech Mast YearChaffinch – large numbers overwintering/high beech mast yields Crossbills (chicks in late December etc)Holly Fer…

Starling – A shebby of delight…

Some recent Blogs with quick links:- StarlingsA Beech Mast YearChaffinch – large numbers overwintering/high beech mast yields Crossbills (chicks in late December etc)Holly Ferns on Hutton Roof and how they are fairing2019 a exc…

Beech Mast "A Mast Year"

Showing a typical beech tree laden with mast (2020)I probably would not have given it a second thought about there being large amounts of beech mast this year until I started investigating just why were there so many Chaffinch and Woodpigeons over-wint…

CHAFFINCH – Exceptionally large numbers overwintering in Dalton Crags

Some recent Blogs with quick links:- CrossbillsHolly Ferns on Hutton Roof and how they are fairing2019 a exceptional year for the berriesA very special Orchid – A branched Epipactis atrorubensRedwing at roost (Birdy Brow-Kemple End)…

Crossbills

Some recent Blogs with quick links:- Holly Ferns on Hutton Roof and how they are fairing2019 a exceptional year for the berriesA very special Orchid – A branched Epipactis atrorubensRedwing at roost (Birdy Brow-Kemple End) NEW UPDAT…

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Holly Ferns of Hutton Roof and how they are fairing 30th November 2019

Inspiration gained from my friend Richard Bate kindly inviting me to join him in search of our beautiful HOLLY FERNS of Hutton Roof, unable to make it on Friday but certainly took advantage of checking them yesterday (Saturday)…. Holly Fern No. …

Epipactis atrorubens – rare branched specimen – Hutton Roof 8th July 2019

A very special orchid – a Dark Red Helleborine (Epipactis atrorubens) branched specimen Epipactis atrorubens – rare branched specimenFound and photographed on 8th July 2019on Hutton Roof – Cumbria Wildlife Trust (Cumbria)I found this unusual speci…

Epipactis atrorubens – rare branched specimen – Hutton Roof 8th July 2019

A very special orchid – a Dark Red Helleborine (Epipactis atrorubens) branched specimen Epipactis atrorubens – rare branched specimenFound and photographed on 8th July 2019on Hutton Roof – Cumbria Wildlife Trust (Cumbria)I found this unusual speci…

BERRIES! 2019 has been an incredible year

Some old Blogs with quick links:- Redwing at roost (Birdy Brow-Kemple End)Linnets – Extroadinary High numbers2019 Visible Migration Bird Counts at Burton In KendalHolme Stinted Pastures with good blossom and berry yield on the hawthornsPhotos: tak…