Friday, 29 January 2010

Yesterday on Ipsley Alders were two little egrets around the north pond, also good flocks of goldfinch, redpoll and siskin.

I spoke with Rob regarding the cattle - the TB test were all negative so that is good news - he is going to return the seven cows within the next couple of weeks.

There may be a problem with Blacksoils brook in so far as the culvert that goes under Alders Drive is blocked with rubbish washed down by melt water and recent rain - the brook has overflowed but only into the reserve so far as I can see. I will not be able to get to it until the first weekend in February - provided there is no heavy rain there should not be a problem.

Michael, Ipsley Alders
(Photo of Ipsley Alders by Tony Kelly)

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