This year has started warm and energetic. Gales swept in from the Atlantic by a jet stream that’s misbehaving again.
The last thing I wanted on January 1st was to find a species that had eluded me the previous twelve months, so I stayed safely in Bristol.
England has a second, mini-Lake District, or more accurately a Mere District
A change of name for this reserve, from Inner Marsh Farm
has been washed away, the waters meet at high tide