Category Archives: Natural History

A Butterfly, a Bird and some Bindweed.

The glorious weather continues and this morning I was down by the coastguard station. I headed north along the coast through Hightown Dunes and Meadows to see what I could find. Lots of butterflies were on the wing but they … Continue reading

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A wander down Crosby Beach.

Friday 22nd June. It was a glorious sunny morning so I decided to have a stroll down Crosby Beach to see what I could find. As always, the Iron Men, part of Anthony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’ installation were staring out … Continue reading

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The Prehistoric Forest and a Sea Potato.

On Saturday I joined a walk organised by ‘Green Sefton’ to explore the Hightown Dunes and Meadows area of the Sefton Coastline. Starting from Hightown Station we followed the River Alt to enter the dune system. John, our guide gave … Continue reading

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A walk through Ainsdale Dunes with Green Sefton.

This morning I joined a small group of people for a walk through Ainsdale Dunes, led by John from ‘Green Sefton’ John pointed out many of the species of wild flowers that inhabit the dunes and gave us lots of … Continue reading

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A snow storm in June.

A snow storm in June!. Not really but it looked like it. I was up at Ainsdale Local Nature Reserve to witness the irruption of the White Satin Moth. Thousands of these day flying moths emerge together and walking amongst … Continue reading

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Crosby Rambling Club visit Coniston.

On Sunday I joined my friends from Crosby Rambling Club on a visit to Coniston in the Lake District. There were 12 of us in the group and we followed the walk that Roger and I had done the reccee … Continue reading

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A stroll round Cuber Reservoir

Today we were off on just a short stroll round Cuber Reservoir. The starting point of so many walks in Mallorca. It had been a very wet winter and spring in Mallorca and I had never seen the reservoir so … Continue reading

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