‘Friends’ want to build up a list of wildlife
seen in the Woods and need your help! We want to know about the birds,
and insects that use the area, as well as the plants and fungi that you
to give a date, the name of the species, and whereabouts you saw it (a
reference (use this grid map click here)
best, but a brief description of the area will do).
is often useful, e g A Song Thrush carrying nesting
Muntjac gnawing the bark on a young tree; six Painted Ladies nectaring
thistles; a Blackcap overwintering. Early arrivals and late
always worth recording. Because of the sensitive nature of some of your
sightings there may be a delay before these are put on the
website, or the
precise location may not be given - we do not want to see disturbance
nesting birds, or the picking of rare plants! Please help build up a
what you see - it may not be rare, but if it interests you,
likely to interest other users of the woods. Thank you.
of the great range of flora and fauna, we have split the task of
sightings. Send your sightings of birds and plants to Judith Knight, by
Morrisey has volunteered to take sightings of
reptiles and amphibians, bees, wasps, ants, flies (including
hoverflies in particular), grasshoppers and crickets, bugs and spiders.
email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
monthly list collated by Judith - click
here ; by Rory click
to see Tony’s page click here.
‘spotters’ are keen amateur naturalists
there will be a mixture of ‘spots’ by all!
Rainfall in Linslade Wood
figures for July are 6 mm over 3 wet days. Another dry
month but last year we had 71.5 mm. The 5 year rolling average is 48.5
mm. This July was our second lowest figure since June 2018 when we had
just 3.00mm over 3 days.
so far this year from Jan 1st we have had 194.5 mm up to July 31st
compared to 413 mm in the same period last year or in other words just 47% of last year's rainfall so far.
Rainfall Data supplied by Dave & Sue BoothClick here to see their historical records