Archive of: Burton Pond

  • How to bowl a maiden over

    How to bowl a maiden over

    We are very excited to announce that following a concerted effort over a number of years to re-create suitable habitat for the Field Cricket, our Reserves Manager, Jane Willmott heard two singing males on the Warren at Burton and Chingford Ponds Local Nature Reserve.

  • Ponies at Burton Pond

    Ponies at Burton Pond

    ​Three Exmoor Ponies will be grazing Welch’s Common at Burton and Chingford Ponds from mid-April 2021 for 4-6 weeks.

  • Burton Pond fencing

    Burton Pond fencing

    Work will be carried out from mid-November until late December. and will entail some tree and scrub clearance along the fence line.

  • Ancient Woodland

    Ancient Woodland

    Sussex has large areas of ancient woodland i.e. woodland that has existed since at least 1600 CE, with some pre-existing this arbitrary benchmark. Sussex Wildlife Trust is lucky enough to manage a small part of this

  • Sussex Heathlands

    Sussex Heathlands

    Sussex Wildlife Trust manages a lot of heathland within Sussex and each has its own characteristics.

  • Dip into the world of dabbling ducks

    Dip into the world of dabbling ducks

    Ducks can be split into two broad groups: dabblers and divers. As the name suggests, diving ducks feed mainly by diving underwater, using their strong feet (and sometimes their wings) to swim. Dabbling ducks, however, feed predominantly at the surface, sometimes even grazing on land. Many dabblers can often be seen upending, with their heads underwater and their bums in the air.

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