A butterfly without borders

A butterfly without borders

Wyre Forest Study Group 7 August, 2019 A butterfly without borders   On a sunny August day members of the Wyre Forest Study Group gathered to visit and survey several wildflower meadows in the forest. On this occasion the group were also joined by several...
Redstart – a welcome summer visitor

Redstart – a welcome summer visitor

Wyre Forest Study Group 2 July, 2019 Redstart – a welcome summer visitor   Mick Farmer was recently fortunate enough to able to capture some beautiful images of a pair of Redstarts (Phoenicurus phoenicurus). These delightful birds are regular summer...
News just in … Black Redstart sightings!

News just in … Black Redstart sightings!

Wyre Forest Study Group 9 June, 2019 News just in … Black Redstart sightings!   A somewhat unusual sighting has been reported of a male Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros) in its 1st summer plumage. Craig Reed has observed and photographed this individual...
Pearls in the forest

Pearls in the forest

Wyre Forest Study Group 5 June, 2019 Pearls in the Forest – The Forest is home to many species of insects, some inconspicous and difficult to find and others vivid and easily sighted. An example of the latter are the Pearl-bordered Fritillary and the Small...
A tangle of legs!

A tangle of legs!

Wyre Forest Study Group 1 May, 2019 A tangle of legs!   One of the many joys of walking in the forest is the sometimes unpredictable events of nature that can often be overlooked by the more casual eye. With the land owners permission the WFSG were surveying a...