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 – August 13th 2019

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Nikki M – early afternoon, 17C Wind B4 W, sunny spells and light showers Butterflies: Large White 1, Small White 1, Green-veined White 6, Small Copper 1, Red Admiral 2, Painted Lady 2, Peacock 12, Comma 1, Speckled Wood 1, … Continue reading

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JMNR Butterfly Transect August 8th 2019

A summary of this week’s butterfly transect,  carried out by D. Clay, is as follows: • Small Skipper 2 • Gatekeeper 13 • Meadow Brown 3 • Ringlet 1 • Speckled Wood 2 • Green – veined White 4 • … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings and Butterfly Transect – April 22nd 2019

Nikki M – 11 am, 21 C, Wind N B1, Sunny no clouds Summary of the weekly butterfly transect was as follows: Orange tip 24, Brimstone 2, Small Tortoiseshell 2, Peacock 3, Speckled Wood 2 and an unidentified White. An … Continue reading

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JMNR Moth Records – Summary 2018

Overnight moth traps were set up on four occasions. In addition, casual dayflying moth sightings were recorded throughout the year. 79 different species of moth were recorded 13 of which were new site records, bringing the total number of moth … Continue reading

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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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