Wildlife in my local patch

Hampshire UK

December 4, 2016
by Jackson Hellewell
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Young Naturalists go to Pennington Marshes

The monthly club I go to, the Young Naturalists, is usually held at Blashford Lakes a Hampshire  & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust nature reserve, but this time we went to Pennington marshes to do a bird survey and look at … Continue reading

February 3, 2016
by Jackson Hellewell
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Blashford Lakes – Wildlife Rangers day

At the Blashford lakes Young naturalists group at the weekend we made a dead hedge to shield the people walking past from disturbing the birds on Ivy lake. These Scarlet Elf Cup were a nice splash of colour in amongst … Continue reading

January 12, 2016
by Jackson Hellewell
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A quick visit to my Local Nature Reserve at Titchfield Haven

At the weekend I took advantage of a short break in the seemingly relentless rain to visit Titchfield Haven Nature Reserve.  Although the decent weather didn’t last, my brief visit turned out to be jam-packed full of a vast variety … Continue reading

November 15, 2015
by Jackson Hellewell
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Marsh Harrier and Peregrine at Farlington Marshes Nature Reserve

Today my mother, grandparents and I went to Farlington Marshes nature reserve near Portsmouth. Farlington is one of the oldest reserves managed by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust. We went in search of Short Eared Owls which … Continue reading

February 18, 2015
by Jackson Hellewell
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Half term at Titchfield Haven nature reserve

We had clear blue skies and sunshine for our day trip to Titchfield Haven Nature reserve. The only negative was the biting wind but it was still great to be by the sea. Although the hides were busy we still … Continue reading