Brockadale YWT wild flower walk

The wildflower group were out and about again today, this time at Brockadale YWT reserve and Sue has sent in this list of sightings:
Cow Parsley (abundant)
Ox-eye daisy
Salad Burnet
Kidney vetch
Ground Ivy
Wood Avens
Yellow Vetchling
Lesser Hawkbit
Ribwort Plantain
Germander Speedwell
Red Clover
Red Campion
White Campion
Birdsfoot trefoil
Yellow Hay Rattle
Butterbur
Common Sorrel
Black Medic
Hogweed
Mugwort
Rock Rose (abundant)
Hairy Rock Cress
Mouse Ear Hawkweed
Field Mouse Ear
Pignut
Common Gromwell
Quaking Grass
Garlic Mustard
Bladder Campion
Bulbous Buttercup
Black Bryony
White Bryony
Goat’s Beard (Jack-go-to-bed-at-noon)
Fairy Flax
White Clover
Milkwort
Horseshoe Vetch
Pineappleweed
Crosswort
Wild Mignonette (NIF)
Common Plantain
Goose Grass
Dogs Mercury
Early Purple Orchid
Tormentil
Lady’s Mantle
Creeping Buttercup
Cut leaved Cranesbill
Clustered Bellflower
Twayblade

Common Gromwell (Lithospermum officinale)

Common Gromwell (Lithospermum officinale)

A few birds were also noted including yellowhammer, skylark, sparrowhawk, kestrel and whitethroat.
And in the butterflies and moths they notched up brimstone, orange tip and chimney sweep moth (lots)

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