Wading at Leighton Moss

  A few photos from a visit to a flooded Leighton Moss just before Christmas. Quite an experience wading through the surprisingly deep water thankfully the RSPB staff warned me beforehand that all the hides were inaccessible without wellingtons. Goldcrest, one of several skulking amongst Read More …

Ainsdale

Grass-of-Parnassus amongst the sand-dunes of Ainsdale NNR. Astonishing to see the sheer number of plants growing within the slacks. Also known as the Bog Star. Grass of Parnassus growing within the dune slacks. Round-leaved Wintergreen. An increasingly rare evergreen herb that in north-west England is Read More …