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26
April
Wednesday 26th May 2017
The sound of Whitethroats singing loudly from the tops of the Blackthorn was the overwhelming song of the morning - th... Read More
by Katie Black
25
April
Tuesday 25 April, 2017
I ventured out with hat, scarf and coat prepared for the wind chill factor! Around the centre Chaffinch, Chiffchaff an... Read More
by Paul Jones
24
April
Monday 24 April, 2017
After having been off for nine days it was a delight to see the abundance of Orchids in flower especially in Saxon Fie... Read More
by Paul Jones
23
April
Sunday 23rd April 2017
A brilliant sunny start to the morning with flowers and birdsong galore. The meadows are awash with Cowslips, a fant... Read More
by Katie Black
22
April
Saturday 22nd April, 2014
A fisherman rows beside the cliffs in a boat without a mast In this modern age Its good to take a page From the ... Read More
by Douglas Hart
21
April
Friday 21st April 2017
Even though the skies were grey, coming from above was the beautiful song of a Skylark, this was accompanied by 2 othe... Read More
by Katie Black
20
April
Thursday 20th April, 2017
A walk through the woods to start off the morning rounds, where spring has transformed the landscape from bare, brown ... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
19
April
Wednesday 19 April, 2017
Flora and Fauna are all in flux, the park is re-arranging Birds and flowers come and go, nature is ever changing B... Read More
by Douglas Hart
18
April
Tuesday 18th April, 2017
A fantastic spring morning, despite a chilly north-easterly breeze. Overhead, Skylarks reel their song into a clear bl... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
17
April
Monday 17th April 2017
Down to the cliffs this morning for a fix of the water and seabirds. From the sea the sound of growling and chuckling ... Read More
by Katie Black
16
April
Sunday 16 April, 2017
The early bird, it gets the worm, thats what they always say But for the early worm Theres a different lesson to l... Read More
by Douglas Hart
15
April
Saturday 15th April 2017
Up with the lark this morning to listen to the gorgeous sounds and songs of the birds. My highlight was the scratchy... Read More
by Katie Black
14
April
Friday 14 April, 2017
Today I was joined by our Italian work experience placement Tomasso. He has come from Materana Regional Park and his v... Read More
by Paul Jones
13
April
Thursday 13th April 2017
The early morning appeared without the sun of late, but a gentle northerly wind wafted across the park, the place sile... Read More
by Katie Black
12
April
Wednesday 12 April, 2017
Whilst I went specifically to Long Meadow in search of orchid basal rosettes I was delighted to find Adders Tongue Fer... Read More
by Paul Jones
11
April
Tuesday 11 April, 2017
I glimpsed a Jay as I arrived in the car park. From the thick grass margins near the learning centre I heard the high ... Read More
by Paul Jones
10
April
Monday 10 April, 2017
Orchids put on quite a show when they start to emerge Soon theyll be the crowning jewel of every grassy verge I st... Read More
by Douglas Hart
09
April
Sunday 09 April, 2017
I returned to the depth of the gully to seek out the bird behind the Garden Warbler song of yesterday. I caught sight ... Read More
by Paul Jones
08
April
Saturday 08 April, 2017
This morning sun caused the dew on the meadows to glisten. Indeed at times I was dazzled by the glare of the sun refle... Read More
by Paul Jones
07
April
Friday 7th April
What a glorious spring morning for a walk at Durlston, bright sunshine, barely a breath of wind and birdsong the overa... Read More
by Katie Black
06
April
Thursday 6th April
Shags are clumsy clownish birds, in the air theyre quite inept Beneath the waves theyre graceful, as swimmers theyre... Read More
by Doug Hart
05
April
Wednesday 05 April, 2017
It was a splendid sunny morning, but in the shade and when the chill breeze blew I welcomed my hat and scarf! During m... Read More
by Paul Jones
04
April
Tuesday 4th April 2017
After the heavy rain of last night a few puddles were scattered across the landscape, and in one a large Wood Pigeon w... Read More
by Katie Black
03
April
Monday 3rd April, 2017
A morning of changeable conditions to say the least! Leaving home in brilliant sunshine, I arrived at work to find the... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
02
April
Sunday 2nd April 2017
From behind the Isle of Wight the sun rose, the sky a dark pink and orange while the island was slate grey in colour j... Read More
by Katie Black
01
April
Saturday 1st April 2017
A gorgeous early morning for this April Fools Day, bright sunshine and wispy white clouds however as my early patrol ... Read More
by Katie Black
31
March
Friday 31 March, 2017
The distinctive Chiff Chaff call, Chaffinch song and Blackbird vocalisations rang out a plenty. Great Tits were inevit... Read More
by Paul Jones
30
March
Thursday 30th March, 2017
Around the Park, Spring is gathering pace, with more signs of new life appearing every day. Along the clifftop, a pa... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
29
March
Wednesday 29th March 2017
The overcast start to the day allowed the bright yellow patches of Gorse to shine brightly, while from amongst the gre... Read More
by Katie Black
28
March
Tuesday 28 March, 2017
Cobwebs spread upon the meadow, sparklingwith dew Every time I walk the park I witness something new Great Tits we... Read More
by Douglas Hart