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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
27
March
Monday 27 March 2017
I had a probable sighting of my first Swallow this year, a brief view of a flitting flight pattern over reservoir cops... Read More
by Paul Jones
26
March
Sunday 26 March, 2017
Skylarks on display again, a wonder of song and flight. An excellent way To enjoy mothers day Would be to share ... Read More
by Douglas Hart
25
March
Saturday 25th March 2017
As I began my early patrol a loud screeching cry could be heard from above the Centre, as I looked up a Peregrine Falc... Read More
by Katie Black
24
March
Friday 24th March 2017
The grey damp morning began with a bit of a litterpick removing the leftovers of last nights snack that some human be... Read More
by Katie Black
23
March
Thursday 23 March, 2016
On the approach road a Jay swooped between the hedgerows either side of the road ahead of the car. My morning patrol w... Read More
by Paul Jones
22
March
Wednesday 22nd March, 2017
Rain comes down in sheets and wets the ground It quenches natures thirst for miles around The clockwork spring of ... Read More
by Douglas Hart
21
March
Tuesday 21st March 2017
A glorious early morning to be at Durlston with spring sunshine warming up my walk. Down to the coast path to contem... Read More
by Katie Black
20
March
Monday 20 March 2017
The strong westerly wind was the biggest feature of the mornings early patrol, with the sea churning all around, the w... Read More
by Katie Black
19
March
Sunday 19th March, 2017
Despite a grey and overcast start to the day, signs of spring are appearing around the Park, and as the sun breaks thr... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
18
March
Saturday 18th March, 2017
A Shag is floating on the water, readying to dive Though its cold and wet Theres fish to get If it wants to stay... Read More
by Douglas Hart
17
March
Friday 17 March, 2017
Adders basking in the sun, black diamonds on their backs A grassy knoll bathed in sunshines the best place to relax ... Read More
by Douglas Hart
16
March
Thursday 16th March 2017
The thick fog continues, reducing visibility to a hundred or so metres on the top of the hill, more out across the sea... Read More
by Katie Black
15
March
Wednesday 15 March 2017
As I strolled out across the fields the sound of two croaking Ravens filled the air, while underfoot the ground is ver... Read More
by Katie Black
14
March
Tuesday 14 March, 2017
One Rabbit raced across the short grass when I arrived. Near the Centre Celandines and Speedwells were coming into flo... Read More
by Paul Jones
13
March
Monday 13 March, 2017
Skylarks are singing A symphony in the sky The whole worlds a stage A cold, clear, sunny morning with a few wisp... Read More
by Douglas Hart
12
March
Sunday 12 March, 2017
I awoke from a late night having had Maiden Oaks Barn Dance in the Gallery. Some 40 folk were active for over 2 hours!... Read More
by Paul Jones
11
March
Saturday 11th March, 2017
A little brighter this morning, with some winter sun, starting to push its way through a light veil of mist, with a fe... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
10
March
Friday 10th March, 2017
A misty, moisty morning, with thick fog reducing the visibility down to less than a hundred metres and a hushed stilln... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
09
March
Thursday 09th March, 2017
Black buds turn to green Ash trees stretch out with new leaves Its time for breakfast I arrived to a calm and fo... Read More
by Douglas Hart
08
March
Wednesday 08 March, 2017
This morning patrol was under the influence of the water element! Whilst beneath tree cover, heavy water droplets casc... Read More
by Paul Jones
07
March
Tuesday 7th March 2017
Magical out on the Park this morning, with Spring well and truly with us. The constant songs of birds filling the air.... Read More
by Katie Black
06
March
Monday 6th March, 2017
A cool, grey morning, but with plenty of signs of the approaching spring. In the hedgerows, the bare, dark branches of... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
05
March
Sunday 05 March, 2017
Last night wind gusts on occasions gave shaky images of Venus for our Stargazer. In the early morning a 51 miles per h... Read More
by Paul Jones
04
March
Sunday 4th March 2017
A gorgeous morning to be out and about, with the sky almost cloudless and warm sunshine shining down. Taking advanta... Read More
by Katie Black
03
March
Friday 03 March, 2017
Rain upon arrival little sight nor sound of anything to start. A stream flowed off the grassland onto the tarmac of li... Read More
by Paul Jones
02
March
Thursday 2nd March, 2017
A glorious spring morning, with not a cloud in the sky and the sun starting to warm the air very welcome, with a biti... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
01
March
Wednesday 1st March 2017
A very grey early morning with a slight drizzle falling. Off towards the Castle where a flock of Long-tailed Tits were... Read More
by Katie Black