Tuesday, 15 September 2009

Spring visit to Wall Wood April 2009.

On a warm April afternoon the BSNHS visited Wall Wood.

We were pleased to find a good population of Oxlips and Primroses.

The woodland buttercup called Goldilocks is quite common in the wood.

Violets are the larval food plant of the Silver Washed Fritillary butterfly.

The ancient ponds were well topped up but will dry out later in the summer.

There were sheets of Wood Anemones including an interesting pink variety.

Afternoon tea is always an important element in field trips!

Several spring butterflies were recorded including the Comma.