Category Archives: Sightings

Rarer butterflies of Narroways and Ashley Vale

There have been 24 species of butterflies recorded in Narroways/Ashley Vale in the past 20 or 30 years. This is a an impressive count for an urban site and considering there are only 70 resident and migrant butterfly species in … Continue reading

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Saw this fella today

Saw this today, on top of a fence post on Cutthroat Lane, and Church Field. He’s a beauty – male and a year or more old, by the size and colours, but with common lizards, it’s always a guess, as … Continue reading

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An early sighting

Walking past Narroways Hill today, along the foot path on Cutthroat Lane, I saw an adult common lizard (Lacerta vivipara) basking on the sleeper fence. Time was about 11.45 am. This is very early indeed to see lizards out and … Continue reading

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Wildlife sightings October to December 2013

Please find below the wildlife records for Narroways/Ashley Vale/St Werburghs for October to December 2013. Lots of ravens and a few late butterflies along with bramblings (which I still haven’t seen). Happy reading and happy wildlife viewing. Will be in … Continue reading

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Ravens in the tower

Ravens in the tower – there has been a lot of recent raven activity in St Werburghs church tower – to the chagrin of local crows and magpies.

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Spotted today…

This morning 10 – 12.30: 1 Raven (circling over Church Field) 3 Meadow Pipit (to SW over hill), 1 Pied Wagtail to SW over hill, Jay (cutting), Chiffchaff singing from trees behind seat, party of Long-tailed Tits (stony path) Grey … Continue reading

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