Category Archives: JMNR News

This section shows news items specific to the Jim Mart Nature Reserve. It pulls together the posts from JMNR Sightings and JMNR Work Parties.

JMNR Sightings – April 21st 2018

Lunchtime 21C 1 male and 1 female Orange Tip, 3 Peacock, 1 Small Tortoiseshell, 1 male Brimstone. Chiffchaff, G Tit, B Tit, Robin, Dunnock, Woodpigeon, Magpie, 2 Kestrel. In flower: Coltsfoot, Forget-me-not, Meadow Cransbill, Bluebell, Cowslip, Dog Violet. A fly … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – April 19th 2018

Buzzard in tree above pumphouse and 2 male and 1 female Mandarin on the hide roof when arriving to empty the moth trap. Chaffinch, Dunnock, Chiffchaff. 16ºC @ 8am.

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JMNR Moth Trapping – 18th April 2018

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The moth trap was set up near the hide on the evening of 18th April and emptied the following morning. 64 moths were recorded, 2 of the 13 species were new for the site (shown in bold). Early Thorn 1, Hebrew … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings April 15th 2018

On Arriving to empty the moth trap, a Buzzard was sitting in a tree 2 Male and 2 female Mandarin flew up. GS Woodpecker drumming, pair of LT tits, Goldfinch, C Crow, G ti, B tit, pair of Starling with … Continue reading

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JMNR Moth Trapping – 14th April 2018

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A moth trap was set up by near the hide on the evening of 14th April and emptied the following morning. Minimum night-time temperature 9ºC. Although only 4 species were recorded, 1 was a new species for the site (shown … Continue reading

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JMNR Butterfly Transect – 14th April 2018

Nikki Mahadevan carried out the butterfly transect for week 2 on the only day of the week when the sun made an appearance! No butterflies were recorded during the transect although a Peacock butterfly was seen flying over the middle … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings March 30th 2018

From logbook – Jeff Davis, cloud over 13:00 1 Goldfinch, 1 Robin, 1 Blackbird, 1 G. Tit,  1 Chiffchaff tuning in!, 1 Long T-tit. From logbook – Ian W Pair of Mandarin, 1 GS Woodpecker drumming, 2 Blackbird, 1 Wren, … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 24th March 2018

Jeff Davis and Nikki M am 7C 4 Carrion Crow, Buzzard sitting in tree across brook, 2 Goldfinch, several Blue tits and Great tits, Wood pigeon, Kestrel, 3 male Blackbirds, a pair of Mandarin ducks. Frogspawn on Bottom Pond, dead … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 14th March 2018

From logbook – Ian W 4 Bullfinch, 3 Chaffinch, 2 Jays, 1 Magpie,, 3 Dunnocks, 2 Mandarin, 2 Robin, 3 Great tit, 2 Blue tit, 1 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 1 Coal tit, 2 Robins, 4 Goldfinch, 2 Lt tit. Changed … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 8th March 2018

From logbook – Ian W 1 Goldcrest, 2 Blue tits, 2 Blackbirds, 1 Wren, 1 Buzzard, 1 dead Snipe.

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