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 – 29th December 2018

From logbook –  Jeff Davis 11-13.30, dry but cold north west wind 3 Fieldfares in trees other side of brook. Later c20 Redwings flew into trees from fields. 1 Heron in brook. Small mixed flock of long-tailed tits flew up … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 13th November 2018

From logbook – Jeff Davis, 12.15-12.45 Buzzard flew over Liz’s Wood. 2 Male Blackbird, 1 Robin, 3 Goldfinches in hedge H3.

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JMNR Sightings – 24th October 2018

From logbook – Jeff Davis, 12.10-15.30, weather sunny but with a cold wind. no sightings of butterflies or dragonflies.

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JMNR Sightings – 17th October 2018

Form logbook – Jeff Davis 12-14.00 weather warmed up by 12, sun broke through. there were still 4 Commas on C6b. Finished clearing 1 side of Cyril’s patch and have cut down to suckers from the hedge around Cyril’s patch. … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 9th October 2018

From logbook – Jeff Davis, sunny pm with cool breeze. 5 Commas feeding on blackberries on bramblesby stream C6b. One dragonfly flew on Bottom Pond. 1 Red Admiral on tree C6a. 1 Moorhen on Hide Pond. On clearing and cutting … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 27th September 2018

From logbook – Jeff Davis, 15.15-17.00 weather warm, wind rising during day. 8 Commas on brambles by stream, 3 Speckled Wood, 1 Small Copper. Also 1 female Common Darter with 1 Male onleaves at C6a opp. Pond. 1 Small Copper … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 25th September 2018

From logbook – Jeff Davis, warm in sun if out of wind 12-1:30 4 Speckled Wood on path C8c. Same species of dragonfly as that unidentified on 19/9/18 flew up the stream and onto the reserve. 5 Commas on brambles … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 19th September 2018

From logbook – Jeff Davis, Sunny and warm with strong wind, 10-12:30 3 Speckled Woods, 1 Red Admiral, 1 unidentified White, Comma, Chiffchaff singing, 1 Jay calling from trees behind reserve C5b. 1 Moorhen called from Hide Pond. 1 unidentified … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 7th September 2018

From logbook – ?, sunny occasional shower 14ºC 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Swallow, 1 Moorhen, Pair Mallard landed Hide Pond. 1 Male Kestrel over, 1 Carrion Crow, 4 Wood pigeon.

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JMNR Sightings – 5th August 2018

From logbook – Jeff Davis Mint moth on reeds right of bridge.

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