Tag Archives: birds

Amber Alert: Shelducks Nesting!

Two years ago, we here at Blackwater Valley set about repairing a nesting box for our local Shelduck community, an amber status bird native to the UK. Recently, we have discovered confirmation that the box has been used by the birds … Continue reading

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Nesting in the valley

We spotted a pair of long-tailed tits building a nest amongst some bramble, which we left alone to avoid disturbing them. Moss and lichen are held together by spiders silk to form a distinctive ball, which is then lined with … Continue reading

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Farnham Quarry Volunteers

A new volunteer group has been started to carry out work at Farnham Quarry, which is a 55 hectare site in need of renovation now that the quarry working is over.  The Environment Agency have put in a new river … Continue reading

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