FoAM’s Autumn 2020 Newsletter

As we enter the second national lockdown, we are fortunate to have Northwich Woodlands on our doorstep. The Woodlands provide a wonderful place to visit for safe exercise and enjoyment. Although FoAM has not been able to restart its events programme as a result of the pandemic, there is still much to report.

It’s the time of year when the amazing spectacle of starling murmurations can be seen. For the last couple of weeks, there have been good views from the bird hide overlooking Budworth Mere, near the Rangers’ cabin at Marbury. Late afternoon, as the starlings come into roost, is also a good time to have a chance of seeing a bittern. There are currently two of these elusive birds in the reedbed.

Read about some of the other exciting things you might see on a visit in FoAM’s Autumn 2020 Newsletter.

This Beautiful Marbled Moth was found on 10th August by Liz Bentham at Marbury. This moth has only been found a few times on the South Coast and has never been found this far north before.

Beautiful Marbled Moth

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