Lots of butterflies, bees and other insects to be seen around Abberton Reserve at the moment especially on the wildflower areas and woodland edges.
Spring is arriving at Abberton, albeit slowly. The weather is cloudy and blustery. There is the beginnings of leaves on Hawthorn and blossom on Blackthorn showing in the young woodland.
January has finally turned colder, with some frosty mornings. Tree planting is still going well, and our running total now stands at 2,775, we should be finished in the next 3 to 4 weeks unless…
December has been quite wet so far but this has been a good thing for tree planting, and the ranger and volunteers have already planted 1,170 of the 4,050 to plant this winter.
November has been a bit wetter than October and the nights are drawing in since the clocks went back.
October has been another mild month on the whole with lots of nice birds around
September has been a busy month at Abberton.
The dry weather has finally broken and we have had some days of heavy rain at last.
The hot dry weather has continued through July
June has so far been a pretty dry month. The warm, sunny weather has brought out the butterflies, including Ringlet, a lovely dark colour butterfly with ring shaped patterns on the underside of…