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...
Buzzard in ash tree

Buzzard in ash tree

Wyre Forest Study Group 14 February, 2019 Buzzard in ash tree Buzzards are regular visitors to this ash tree from where they can survey much of their territory. They are often seen flying before dawn – presumably hunting for unsuspecting rabbits in neighbouring...