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Guided Walk with the Warden

Guided Walk with the Warden

A windy but sunny guided walk took place last week with the Chesil Beach and Fleet Nature Reserve Warden and Assistant Warden. The group enjoyed lots of sights and sounds of mid-summer, including the ever vocal Skylark, performing territorial song flights and views of...
Fish Survey in the Fleet

Fish Survey in the Fleet

The Environment Agency and Natural England undertook a fish survey in the Fleet last week. Fish were caught by seine netting at Chickerell Hive, Langton Hive and Clouds Hill. Nine fish species were recorded, the most abundant being three-spined sticklebacks and sand...
Whitethroat

Whitethroat

A male Common Whitethroat, performing a territorial song flight at Langton Herring. This migratory species has come from the Sahel at the south of the Sahara. It is a common breeding bird within the scrub along the hinterland of the...
Sea Kale

Sea Kale

Sea Kale Crambe maritima is a common local perennial along Chesil Bank, flowering from late May into July. The blanched young shoots were once eaten as a delicacy and as a result, massively declined. It is now however, slowly starting to recover. Sea Kale is abundant...