Friday, 22 April 2011

An ancient woodland in spring

LAST weekend saw us take a ramble around a local favourite woodland owned by Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust.  They are doing a great job with their limited resources and the woodland flora is benefiting.  However I suspect that even more coppicing would be beneficial.  Anyway here are some of my pics:

Orange tip butterfly over bluebells

Cuckoo flowers in adjacent meadow

Bluebells

Early purple orchid

Lesser Celandine
False-oxlip (a cross between a cowslip and primroses)

 Beautifully laid hedge on woodland edge
Yellow archangel

Wood anemone

 Wood spurge
 
Spot the bee

Bluebells and sunshine

Bluebell path

Woodruff

Cuckoopint

View from the woodland edge


1 comment:

  1. Wonderful pics. thankyou for this spot of spring!

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