Tag Archives: Wilden Marsh Nature Reserve

Trials And Tribulations At Falling Sands Lock (Video)

Yesterday, Bank Holiday Monday, I trotted down to the North Riverside Pasture laden with cameras, a sturdy tripod, binoculars, a chair hide, and a large shoulder bag filled with photography essentials. My plan was to practice being patient, something I … Continue reading

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Glistening Inkcaps Coprinellus micaceus

I photographed these Glistening Inkcaps ( Coprinellus micaceus) on a rotting log in the North Riverside Pasture yesterday. They have dense fruitbody clusters, the caps are convex, thin-fleshed, striate of shallowly fluted, dusted with small, glistening scales or granules, ochre or … Continue reading

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A Brilliant Night For Toading On Wilden Marsh(3 images)

The sky above Wilden Marsh was dark but clear this evening. A large, bright, full moon crept above Hoo Wood Hill, taking the edge off the darkness as I walked along the Northern Corridor. Every pond, puddle, and water filled scrape … Continue reading

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Waiting For The Growing Season To Get Into Gear

The herd was back in the North Pasture when I arrived this morning, apart from Kevin the teenager who was grazing the Swamp Field all on his ownsome. I checked North Pond for signs of the toad breeding invasion which … Continue reading

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Wilden Marsh Heronry

Herons on Wilden Marsh yesterday.

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A Wilden Marsh Nature Reserve And Site Of Special Scientic Interest Ground Condition Vlog For 01/03/2017

Wilden Marsh Nature Reserve on 1st April 2017; the meteorological first day of spring. To save and mark the day I consider as being the start of the annual growing season, and to help me draw comparisons with the same … Continue reading

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From Top Field Wood To The Riverside Pasture, Via The Orchid Field

The cattle have stood about twiddling their hooves in the Top Field, doing nothing constructive, and complaining a lot; they were getting physical with each other, too. So this morning I took them to the South Riverside Pasture for a couple of days … Continue reading

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