Monday, 4 June 2012

Earl's Hill, Shropshire

Today we visited Earl's Hill a Shropshire Wildlife Trust reserve and somewhere we have been intending to visit for a few years.
A stunning reserve, such a lot to look at - definitely somewhere we will have to return to!
It started with a walk through deciduous woodland watching lots of woodland birds including pied flycatchers, and a variety of tits, finches and other small birds, well hidden for the most part by the leaves.




Then we turned off the main path taking a steep climb up a narrow path - a tad scary at times,
to reach the top and the Jubilee beacon ready to be lit later tonight



Looking around the views were spectacular



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Our path down would have been a far better approach - we will know for next time,



following the path we glimpsed a redstart, and great spotted woodpecker and we came across these beautiful demoiselles


beautiful demoiselle

beautiful demoiselle

beautiful demoiselle