Sun 14 June Rothamsted Research North Wyke visit

The Mid-Devon Branch (and any other Devon members, friends and visitors) are invited to Rothamsted Research North Wyke on Sunday 14 June at 0930, meeting at North Wyke (SX660984). Apart from a wide variety of birds (from Kingfisher and Dipper on the river Taw; Redstart, Pied Flycatcher, Treecreeper …. in the oak woodland; Reed Bunting, Grasshopper Warbler, Willow Warbler and Garden Warbler, … in our wetland; Tree Pipit in our grassland; Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Songthrush ……. in the gardens: all recorded this year on the breeding bird survey this year), butterflies and plants. You will also be introduced to North Wyke’s exciting new research to define sustainable grassland farming systems.  
Jerry Tallowin will be leading the walk through gardens, grasslands including flower rich meadows, oak woodland, wetland and riverside meadows. In places the walk will be on uneven paths that may be a bit muddy, so please bring sturdy footwear.
Further information and details are available by contacting Annabelle Strickland on tel 01392 439685 or Mob: 07557 736456, and/or Jerry Tallowin tel. 01837 840032.

We look forward to seeing you all and everyone is welcome to join us.  Please support the Mid Devon Group.