Monday, 12 April 2021

On This Day 2018


Three years ago today...
A double figure brown trout on the fly, followed by a 7lb rainbow from the legendary Lechlade - doesn't feel like 3 years...

Friday, 2 April 2021

Bugs & Beasties 1


Spring watch! First slowworm of the year spotted (29 March)...


One of seven pike seen lurking in Cold Spring Pond...


And the butterflies are starting to emerge...

First Sightings 2021
 Feb 26 Small Tortoiseshell (x2) Overwintered
 Mar 21 Small White Fresh
 Mar 22 Red Admiral Overwintered
 Mar 22 Comma (x7) Fresh
 Mar 29 Peacock Butterfly (x10+) Fresh
 Mar 29 Large White Fresh
 Mar 29 Brimstone (x10+) Wintered / Fresh
 Mar 29 Small Tortoiseshell (x10+) Fresh