Tag Archives: butterflies

Butterflies and Bees

This sunny summer weather is perfect for butterflies, bees and other insects. A variety of species are active in the nature reserve at the moment. Some can easily be seen by checking out the flowers that are in bloom. For … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Sunny Summer Afternoon

The weather favoured us again for our second “Nature on The Heath” event on Sunday, 17th July. We enjoyed a gloriously sunny afternoon with our lovely visitors. While some had their faces painted, played giant snakes and ladders or created … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Buds of May

The month of May is when The Heath bursts forth. Tree leaves unfurl, flowers bloom and butterflies appear. Summer’s almost here. Kevin Griffiths

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged ,

Speckled Woods Flitting in the Sun

If you walk in the wooded area of The Heath, your eye may be caught by Speckled Wood butterflies flitting in the sunny patches. This species has a long season – it can be observed from March to October – … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged

Copper Jewels

Now is the time of year when the purple heather is in full bloom. When the sun comes out and warms the heather, butterflies come to drink its nectar. On my recent visit, I was pleased to see the heather … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Playing in the Sunshine

What a wonderful afternoon we had! Lots of lovely visitors came to our “Nature on The Heath” event on Sunday and everyone enjoyed picnicking and playing in the sunshine. Many people helped on the day to make it a success, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , ,