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 – 24th July 2018

From logbook – Roy Frost 1 pair Moorhen and 2 juveniles,  1 Kestrel, young Dunnocks calling. 1 immature Painted Lady, 1 Ringlet, 1 Small/Essex Skipper, 3 Gatekeeper, Small/GV Whites. 2 Male Southern Hawkers. Field, Meadow and Common Green Grasshoppers stridulating. … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 17th July 2018

Nikki M pm 19C Great tit, Moorhen. Comma, GV White, Large White, Gatekeeper, Ringlet, Small Skipper, Meadow Brown, Peacock, Yellow Shell, Shaded Broad-bar. Common Darter, Noon fly, Common Green Grasshopper, Turnip sawfly (Athalia rosae). Hemp Nettle, Hemp Agrimony, Figwort (finished … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 15th July 2018

Nikki M – early am after emptying moth traps Peacock, GV White, Meadow Brown, Gatekeeper, Ringlet, Small Skipper, Small Copper, Large White, Comma. Latticed Heath. Brown Hawker, Red-tailed Bumblebee, 7-spot Ladybird, Wasp. Fleabane close to flowering. In flower: Common Knapweed, … Continue reading

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JMNR Moth Trapping 14th July 2018

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Two moth traps were set up on the night of 14th July and emptied the following morning. The usual 8W actinic Heath trap was set up near the hide and yielded 36 species and a total of 124 moths. A … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 12th July 2018

From logbook – Ian W Stoat, female Mandarin, 1 Buzzard

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JMNR Sightings – 9th July 2018

From Logbook – Jeff Davis Small Heath on Fleabane

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JMNR Sightings – 8th July 2018

From logbook – Ian W Weasel carrying a chick along main path.

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JMNR Sightings – 1st July 2018

Nikki M 25C 4pm Low water levels including Bottom Pond. Moorhen and juvenile on Hide Pond, Bullfinch, Chiffchaff, Goldfinch. Comma (fresh), Meadow Brown, Ringlet, Whites, Large Skipper, Speckled Wood, Common Blue (middle of site). Yellow Shell, Silver-y, NB 5-spot Burnet, … Continue reading

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JMNR Sightings – 25th June 2018

From logbook – Ian W 1 Stoat crossing Hide bridge, 1 Heron, 2 Moorhen, 4 Blue tits, 2 Long-tailed Tits,

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JMNR Sightings – 24th June 2018

Nikki M – pm  24C wind B2 NE Butterfly transect carried out, species reported: Speckled Wood, Meadow Brown, Ringlet, Large Skipper, Red Admiral, unidentified White, Peacock larva on nettles. Moths: Silver-ground carpet, Yellow Shell, Nettle tap, Blood-vein, Silver-y. Large Red … Continue reading

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