|Lets hope she keeps the cygnets away from |
The deer are not the only ones expecting in the park at the moment. If you walk down to the bridges beyond the mansion you will see the swan on her nest on the other side of the river; I nearly fell over in fright when a pheasant exploded up beside me as I walked along and then saw her nest about two feet away from me; and the damselflies are breeding on several of the ponds. Volunteer Phil also found this casing from a dragonfly nymph - fascinating!
|A pheasant nest|
|Dragonfly nymph casing|
|A female Banded Demoiselle|
|A goodbye party at the Mytton and Mermaid with presents and chainsaw cake - thanks for |
all your hard work Becky!