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April
Wednesday 14 April, 2021
What a beautifully sunny day!! A little chilly around the edges at a high of 10.5, compared to last years barmy 20.8. ... Read More
by Catherine Carter
13
April
Tuesday 13th April, 20201
This morning struck me as being ideal Easter weather. As my patrol progressed, I became increasing aware, That I was o... Read More
by Paul Jones
12
April
Monday 12th April 2021
The amazing sight and sound of two Peregrine Falcons took pride of place on my early patrol. These two birds screechin... Read More
by Katie Black
11
April
Sunday 11th April, 2021
About the car park verges, which twinkled with dew, scampered Squirrels. A pair of Dunnocks investigated the kerb ston... Read More
by P.Jones
10
April
Saturday 10 April 2021
With the overcast grey cloud covering the sun, a fairly dull patrol, but lots of wildlife to keep me interested. Sin... Read More
by Katie Black
09
April
Friday 09 April, 2021
Walking through the woods this morning I was greeted by a lovely morning sound of busy small birds; a Great Tit was si... Read More
by Catherine Carter
08
April
Thursday 8th April 2021
As I looked across the rough grassland a female Roe Deer was nibbling the lush deep green grass which was growing on t... Read More
by Katie Black
07
April
Wednesday 07 April 2021
This morning I was greeted to a beautiful cloudscape, painted across a blue sky in a dark grey to white spectrum. Make... Read More
by Gwyneth Mitchell
06
April
Tuesday 6th April 2021
A beautiful early morning, with a deep blue sky, a few small fluffy clouds and a chilly wind. This encouraged me to wa... Read More
by Katie Black
05
April
Monday 05 April, 2021
I little chiller today compared to yesterdays glorious weather but gorgeous light for bird spotting. Great-tit, Sparro... Read More
by Catherine Carter
04
April
Sunday 04 April, 2021
It was a chill start although the sun was soon out beaming golden rays causing a light dew, in places, to twinkle. It ... Read More
by Paul Jones
03
April
Saturday 3rd April, 2021
Nothing is so beautiful as Spring When weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrushs eggs look little l... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
02
April
Friday 2nd April 2021
The meadows are beginning to burst into life, as the Cowslips are rearing their heads providing patches of yellow, how... Read More
by Katie Black
01
April
Thursday 01 April, 2021
I started my walk today on the furthest north west point of the Country Park, entering next to the old Swanage landfil... Read More
by Catherine Carter
31
March
Wednesday 31 March 2021
The deep throated croaking of Ravens rumbled through the remarkably still and quiet air, not a rustle from the twigs, ... Read More
by Katie Black
30
March
Tuesday 30 March, 2021
Wow, what a beautiful morning! The sound of Skylarks followed me around my whole walk today, from Saxon, through the m... Read More
by Catherine Carter
29
March
Monday 29 March, 2021
A beautiful yellow show of Lesser Celandine spread across the Aviary Glade this morning, also known as the poor mans w... Read More
by Catherine Carter
28
March
Sunday 28th March 2021
The arrival of British Summer Time has brought with it a grey overcast and windy morning! Sheltered alongside a Blac... Read More
by Katie Black
27
March
Saturday 27th March, 2021
Driving in, a Woodpigeon flew up from the road, whilst I just caught sight of Jay as it moved deeper into the hedgerow... Read More
by Paul Jones
26
March
Friday 26 March, 2021
The damp air and strong wind was quite refreshing as I started my walk this morning, with lovely aromas of Three-corne... Read More
by Catherine Carter
25
March
Thursday 25th March, 2021
A dry, but breezy start to the day, though the sky is dappled with ominous grey cloud among patches of blue, hinting a... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
24
March
Wednesday 24th March 2021
To the cliffs to watch the Guillemots, a wonderful array of these fantastic seabirds, stuffed on the ledges, hundreds ... Read More
by Katie Black
23
March
Tuesday 23rd March, 2021
The dawn chorus was in full swing as I arrived at the park this morning; Great Tits, Robins, and Blue Tits all merrily... Read More
by Ben Tolley
22
March
Monday 22nd March, 2021
About the car park verges were a few Grape Hyacinths, Speedwells and Lesser Celandines in flowers. Whilst a Raven croa... Read More
by Paul Jones
21
March
Sunday 21st March 2021
Bright sunshine as I began today, choosing to head towards the cliffs I was greeted by Dunnocks arguing over the Tamar... Read More
by Katie Black
20
March
Saturday 20 March, 2021
Herring Gulls were the most prominent this morning, calling from above the woodland trees, as well as House Sparrows f... Read More
by Catherine Carter
19
March
Friday 19th March 2021
Across the meadows the glorious sound of a Skylark accompanies my walk. Gazing upwards, it takes a while to spot the s... Read More
by Katie Black
18
March
Thursday 18th March, 2021
Today I decided to wander down to the undercliff, below the main woodland paths. Access down here can be more than a b... Read More
by Ben Tolley
17
March
Wednesday 17th March, 2021
Spring is definitely springing! This is always an exciting time of year to do the early rounds of the Park, with almos... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
16
March
Tuesday 16th March 2021
To the cliffs this morning, where the sight of a Raven standing on the wall of the Observation Point greeted me, this ... Read More
by Katie Black