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Little Terns back for 2017

Little Terns back for 2017

The Little Terns have arrived back on Chesil at Ferrybridge and can be seen in the Fleet courting and fishing. Keep your eyes open for any with yellow rings. These two XE6 and XJ9 were ringed as adults last season.   ...
The Great Dorset Beach Clean

The Great Dorset Beach Clean

The Great Dorset Beach Clean, organised by ‘Litter Free Coast and Sea’, is a huge project to clean up our coastlines beaches. Over the weekend of the 22nd & 23rd of April 22 beach cleans were organised along the Devon and Dorset coast. The local...
Oil Beetles

Oil Beetles

Oil beetles are one Britain’s most fascinating insects but unfortunately are under threat. There were once eight species of Oil beetle native to the UK but three have become extinct. The five UK species remaining are: Black oil beetle (Meloe proscarabaeus),...
It must be Easter!

It must be Easter!

It’s that time of year where Spring has sprung and all of our fauna and flora are setting up for a busy summer ahead, in particular…our bird life! The majority of our resident breeding birds should have set up their territories by now and started laying...
Fleet Foreshore Spring Clean

Fleet Foreshore Spring Clean

Once again thanks go out to everyone who helped us with our spring clean on the Fleet. Together with last months pick we have manged to clear over 3 miles of the reserve, picking up over 50 bags as well as some larger...