We are delighted to announce that the nature reserve re-opened to members on the 12th April. After battling the flooding for a couple of months, the main reserve paths are again passable, however there is still some flooding on the extension near the bunker which requires wellingtons to cross. This can be by circumnavigated by […]
The nature reserve was delighted to have been asked to take part in Chris Packham’s 24hr BioBlitz, from the 21st to 22nd July. This was an intense period of ecological surveying to record all of the living species on the reserve! We were incredibly lucky to have a visit from Chris Packham himself, who spent […]
Despite the temperature dropping in the last few months, our member’s spirits haven’t been dampened and they have been out and captured some brilliant moments on camera, which you can see in the gallery! The wildlife on the reserve is doing really well for this time of year, with an abundance of berries and plantation available for food, […]
Natural England have teamed up with King’s Dyke Nature Reserve to undertake drone survey work, to help plot the extent of the various habitat types we have on site. The work has allowed us to view the reserve and habitats in a perspective never possible before and to analyse a surveying process that opens up a […]
The warm weather has made for some lovely days at the reserve this month and our members have been snapping away! Please see a selection of their excellent captures!
Here is this month’s selection of wildlife images taken by our members. Notable records include Cetti’s warbler and snipe. Despite us now approaching winter there is still an abundance of wildlife on show as highlighted by the gallery.
Here is an excellent selection of macro photographs taken by our members over the summer months so far, highlighting the great variety of invertebrates and plants on show.
First bee orchids of the year are now visible. So far we have found 11 flower spikes, most are right next to the pond dipping platform.