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Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
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We are normally open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday between 11am and 4pm. We are also usually open on Wednesdays between 10am and 4pm.

Spring recording Record your Robin Record Common Frog Rana temporaria
Record Alexanders Smyrnium olusatrum Record Tawny Mining Bee Andrena fulva
Record Dark-edged Bee Fly Bombylius major
Record Spring Flower Bee Anthophora plumipes
Record cuckoo bee Melecta albifrons

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Colchester Borough Council, Hillhouse Wood, TL9460027900
 
 
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Status: Local Nature Reserve
Access: Open to public
Summary: Ancient woodland administered by The Woodland Trust.

Description: Oak, Ash, Beech, Sweet Chestnut. Several clearings. 2 ponds. 1 stream. Seasonal flowers including bluebells. Bambles, bracken. Fungi in autumn. Surrounded by farmland.

Reason for interest: Ancient woodland, well administered. Home to various woodland flora and fauna. Various birds including nightingales and nuthatch.

Comment: Local village is West Bergholt, 4 miles from Colchester. Site is frequented by Roe and Muntjac deer, badger, fox. Upper pond has Great Crested and Smooth Newts, and Grass Snakes. Insects include various dragonflies and damselflies, butterflies, moths, beetles.


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