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 – 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 – 24th September 2018

Nikki M – 14C wind B4 NW 15:42 clear skies Comma 9 (on brambles in transect section 3), Speckled Wood 1, Unidentified white. Common Darter 2, Southern Hawker 1.

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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 – 20th August 2018

Nikki M 23 C Midday, wind B2 W Butterfly transect undertaken, species recorded: Speckled Wood, Common Blue, Small Copper, Painted Lady, Small White, GV White, Gatekeeper, Large White. Moths: Straw Dot. Ruddy Darter, Common Darter, Southern Hawker (male and female … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 6th August 2018

Nikki M Large White butterfly, a hoverfly (Leucozona laternaria), a hoverfly  Cheilosia illustrata), a fly (Tachina fera). Common Darter.

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JMNR Sightings – 5th August 2018

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

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JMNR Sightings – 3rd August 2018

Nikki M Painted Lady, Gatekeeper, Holly Blue, Small Copper, GV White, Small White, Speckled Wood, Ringlet, Gold Spot, Blood-vein, Straw Dot, Silver-y, Udea Lutealis, Brown China-mark, Shaded Broad-bar, Mint Moth (Pyrausta aurata). Brown Hawker, Ruddy Darter, Southern Hawker, Common Darter. … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 31st July 2018

From logbook – Nikki M, 20ºC, wind B5 Small White, GV White, Large White, Gatekeeper, Meadow Brown, Ringlet, Speckled Wood, Peacock, Painted Lady, Comma, Common Blue, Holly Blue, Small Copper, Essex Skipper (14 species butterfly). Moths: Silver-y, Shaded Broad-Bar, Udea … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 29th July 2018

From logbook – Ian W 3 Bullfinch, 2 Blackbird, 2 Great tit, 6 Swifts, 2 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 1 Wren.

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