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Thursday, June 30, 2022

Hawker Dragonfly

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  This little beauty was spotted in Barbara's Pond. It was brilliant to see such a beautiful predator in such a small area. I wonder what other species...

Moorhen

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The Saintbridge Pond and Nature Reserve is in full Spring Bloom It’s always nice to have a stroll around the pond looking for new things. I was lucky...

Three Spined Stickleback in The River Twyver

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The picture above is of a 1994 Faroe Islands postage stamp with three-spined stickleback.  Its Scientific name: Gasterosteus aculaeatus. A diminutive but aggressive predator, the three-spined stickleback...

Little Egrets Sightings

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The Little Egret - Egretta garzetta   We have three resident birds on our reserve so here is a little information for you. Whether they will breed or not...

Ducks – F.W. Harvey

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I f you find yourself around the pond and looking out over the reed beds towards the island, a famous poem comes to mind from a local...

Bluebell Planting 2019

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Today, the team pulled together to plant 2000 British Bluebell bulbs. The weather was overcast as FOSP members started out but it began to brighten up. We...

Big Butterfly Count 2019

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The Big Butterfly Count For the third year running, FOSPNR and Green Abbey joined forces to organise our own local contribution to the nationwide Big Butterfly Count. The FOSP...

Spring/Summer News Updates 2019

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It has been a busy time at the pond and in our allotments. The FOSP AGM provided us with an opportunity to look at what we have...