We are keen to capture the results of the improvements in Firs Farm.
Just a few of the species that have been spotted in Firs Farm already this year to March
Mute swan, Sparrow hawk, Little Egret, Grebe, common toad, tadpoles, frogspawn but the bucket loads, green woodpecker, great spotted woodpecker,
Update from Cal Gee:August 2018 who spotted the following species
Dragons and damsels:
Emerald Dragonfly Black tailed skimmer Common darter Common blue damselfly
Blue tailed damselfly
Large white Common blue Holly blue Speckled wood Meadow brown Gatekeeper
Carrion crow House sparrow Swift Goldfinch Blackbird Wren Robin Dunnock Chaffinch Starling Wood pigeon Collared dove Ring necked parakeet Coot Moorhen Mallard Tufted duck Sparrowhawk
Black headed gull Lesser black backed gull
Flowers – just a few…
Cornflower Poppy Corn marigold Ribwort plantain Fat hen Common knapweed Purple loosestrife Common water plantain Phragmites australis – common reed Typha latifolia – reedmace or bulrush Watermint Dock Flowering rush
the following four photos were kindly taken by Chris Hollins of Firldfare2 Lapwing Grey Wagtail and a Wet female house sparrow
What difference have the wetlands and new habitats made to wildlife and plant life in Firs Farm?
April 2016- Egyptian Goose spotted in Firs Farm.