Garden BioBlitz Results: June 2016

The Results

This year’s national Garden BioBlitz was held over the weekend of the 4-5 June.  Supported by Springwatch and the BBC’s Do Something Great campaign, scores of enthusiastic naturalists braved unpredictable weather to see what else called their gardens home.  Four week on, and we’re ready to announce the results.

A grand total of 1,292 species were spotted, plus a couple of hundred at genus or family level.  In total 93 people submitted a whopping 6,007 records, of which 5,389 were identified to species. 

A call for records!

Have you seen Water vole or American Mink in North Merseyside?

For a number of years we have been supplying records to the National Water Vole Database and Mapping project. This generally takes place on a yearly basis and the call has just come in for us to supply any new records!

If you have sighting of Water vole or American Mink which you would like to share to be used as part of this vital piece of conservation work then please send them in before October this year.

Hugh Harris: Mine Waste Cronton SJ471891

Bee Orchid (Hugh Harris)

 

MINE WASTE LWS, CRONTON. KNOWSLEY.      SJ471891 (Sat Nav. WA8 5QN)

Sat 11 June 2016.   Leader: Dave Earl

Weather: 17°C. Mostly cloudy, scattered showers with a warm high of 21° Data from Foreca

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