Archive of: Woods Mill

  • Cetti's Warbler

    Cetti's Warbler

    Cetti’s Warbler can be a frustratingly difficult bird to see - always on the move and often close to the ground. The thinning vegetation makes now a great time to try and spot one at Woods Mill.

  • A loveliness of ladybirds

    A loveliness of ladybirds

    Have you spotted lots of ladybirds recently? Ladybirds tend to gather together at this time of year, looking for cracks and crevices to hibernate.

  • European Hornets

    European Hornets

    There’s little doubt that the European hornet is a rather fearsome looking insect. But this ferocious exterior betrays a species that is in fact rarely aggressive.

  • Willow Emerald Damselfly

    Willow Emerald Damselfly

    Commoner species of late summer dragonfly abound, but amongst the Darters and Hawkers may be the rare, slender metallic form of the Willow Emerald Damselfly.

  • Brown Hairstreak

    Brown Hairstreak

    The Brown Hairstreak is the largest of the UK’s five native Hairstreak species. Now is a great time to spot this most elusive of Butterflies at Woods Mill.

  • Wasp Spiders

    Wasp Spiders

    The world of invertebrates is a strange one indeed. Full of illusion and deception, things are often not as they seem and a prime example of this is mimicry.

  • Barn Owl breeding success

    Barn Owl breeding success

    It’s been six years in waiting, but Woods Mill once again rejoices in the successful breeding of a pair of barn owls.

  • All Aboard!

    All Aboard!

    Thanks to Southern Transit, special branded buses are in service encouraging people to ‘get closer to nature’.

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